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International Newsletter: May 2015
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May is coming to a close and it’s time for another LILLY Newsletter! This month we’ve got 4 exciting articles, including photos and videos of the Purple Beach container ship catching fire earlier this week.

Self-Driving Truck Offers “Inspiration” and a Look to the Future

With added safety benefits, potential faster and more efficient delivery times, the self-driving freightliner has a lot to offer the shipping and logistics industry! Check out exactly how far we’ve come.

New ILWU-PMA Contract Brings Peace at West Coast Ports – for Now

Enjoyed our timeline of events at the LA ports in our last issue? (If you missed it, check it out here!) With another grueling month gone by, it seems both parties have finally come to a long term agreement ending strikes, at least for now. We can only hope this means less diversions and headaches from now on!

Widening U.S. Trade Deficit Imports Doubts about Economic Recovery

Economist originally predicted the trade deficit would increase this year with consumer demand for overseas electronics & home goods on the rise. Take a look at our big picture analysis where we cover all the important factors.

Purple Beach Container Ship Evacuated Due to Fire

With a five-kilometer safety zone around the ship, all crew members were evacuated from the vessel as authorities try to contain the spread of hazardous smoke coming from the ocean liner. See what’s happening now.

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In case you missed it...
Shocking Photos of West Coast Port Congestion
The newest pictures available of the clogged waterways are surprising to say the least... Read More



Introducing, LILLY’s Air Division!
LILLY’s new air division allows you to work with seasoned industry veterans... Read More


The Largest Container Ships in the World: CSCL Globe, MSC Oscar
Maersk’s Triple E vessels had the title of the largest container ships in the world... Read More



Foreign Trade Zones vs. Bonded Warehouses
Supply Chains are complicated. This is a fact of life we accept in the shipping industry... Read More


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