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  • A slump in freight shipping flashes warning signs for economy as US-China trade war rages - CNBC

    A slump in freight shipping flashes warning signs for economy as US-China trade war rages - CNBC

    A slump in freight shipping flashes warning signs for economy as US-China trade war rages  CNBCFalling air cargo demand could be flashing warning signs about the broader economy.

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  • Port Report: DP World’s profit up as new logistics bets pay off - FreightWaves

    Port Report: DP World’s profit up as new logistics bets pay off - FreightWaves

    Port Report: DP World’s profit up as new logistics bets pay off  FreightWavesFourth-largest ports operator sees tepid volume growth, but logistics provides offset.

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  • The shipping industry's emissions contributions - The Ecologist

    The shipping industry's emissions contributions - The Ecologist

    The shipping industry's emissions contributions  The EcologistThe shipping industry supports our economies - and our daily lives. However, to preserve our planet, it must adopt new technologies to...

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  • Maersk integrator strategy takes US shape

    Maersk integrator strategy takes US shape

    [caption caption="Maersk said it has already doubled volumes on its destination cargo management solution, offering large and medium US retailers tracking of their shipments on the water,...

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  • Shipping softens towards ‘no-deal’ after Whitehall Brexit scenario leak

    Shipping softens towards ‘no-deal’ after Whitehall Brexit scenario leak

    Optimism is growing across UK shipping after the leak of government documents predicting worst-case scenarios for a no-deal Brexit. Assessing the impact of no-deal, the government suggested a...

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  • New US scanning tech a hit with trucks, but still pie in the sky for air cargo

    New US scanning tech a hit with trucks, but still pie in the sky for air cargo

    US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) agents are delighted with new-generation scanning equipment for trucks and is in the process of rolling out new units to replace ageing equipment at ports and...

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  • How a global recession could impact ocean shipping

    How a global recession could impact ocean shipping

    Are we approaching another global recession? The signs certainly don’t look good. Freightwaves has, however, put together a useful report on how the “pending” economic slump would hit the shipping...

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  • US truck index signals rebounding demand

    US truck index signals rebounding demand

    [caption caption="A Werner Enterprises truck on Interstate 40 in Arizona. Some data shows the trucking industry is contracting while others have a stronger view of business conditions. Photo...

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  • Maersk’s digital drive into India’s trucking sector via tie-up with online platform

    Maersk’s digital drive into India’s trucking sector via tie-up with online platform

    Maersk is partnering with Indian online marketplace Blackbuck in an effort to modernise the country’s container trucking supply chain. The move comes amid “ambitious” efforts by the Indian...

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  • US box ports report surprise growth in imports, despite tariffs

    US box ports report surprise growth in imports, despite tariffs

    Despite the escalating US/China trade war, the ten biggest US container ports posted a surprisingly robust 2.7% year-on-year import throughput growth in July, for a cumulative 1,865,645...

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  • On the wires: DSV Panalpina – here is the ‘high-level integration’ timeline

    On the wires: DSV Panalpina – here is the ‘high-level integration’ timeline

    “We are very excited to welcome Panalpina’s customers, employees and shareholders to DSV. Our two companies will achieve more together, creating even more value for all our stakeholders. The...

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  • Will other listed ship owners privatize after DryShips’ exit? - FreightWaves

    Will other listed ship owners privatize after DryShips’ exit? - FreightWaves

    Will other listed ship owners privatize after DryShips’ exit?  FreightWavesDryShips and Teekay Offshore are going private. With share valuations weak, others could follow suit.

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  • Shippers Face Uncertain Supply Chain Impacts As IMO 2020 Approaches - Benzinga

    Shippers Face Uncertain Supply Chain Impacts As IMO 2020 Approaches - Benzinga

    Shippers Face Uncertain Supply Chain Impacts As IMO 2020 Approaches  BenzingaExperts to dig into potential impacts at upcoming Edge 2019 Maritime interests have certainly heard about, and are...

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  • FedEx must bite the bullet over latest delivery misfire in China

    FedEx must bite the bullet over latest delivery misfire in China

    A delivery mishap in China is just what FedEx doesn’t need as it seeks to avoid losing its position in the people’s republic amid the China-US tariff war. Sadly, a delivery mishap is just what it...

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  • China plans merger of two shipbuilding giants - New Delhi Times

    China plans merger of two shipbuilding giants - New Delhi Times

    China plans merger of two shipbuilding giants  New Delhi TimesThe Chinese government is contemplating a merger of the two biggest shipbuilding corporations in the country – China Shipbuilding...

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  • PR: Agility reports 8.1% Q2 earnings increase

    PR: Agility reports 8.1% Q2 earnings increase

    Press release KUWAIT – August 13, 2019 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, today reported second-quarter earnings of 12.99 fils per share on net profit of KD 21.6 million, an increase...

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  • Transpacific rates take a tumble as trade war ripples spread

    Transpacific rates take a tumble as trade war ripples spread

    Efforts to push rates up on Asia-North Europe trades are still failing, and carriers are now also beginning to feel the pinch from the China-US trade wars. The Shanghai Containerised Freight Index...

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  • US intermodal sector loses market share for fourth consecutive quarter

    US intermodal sector loses market share for fourth consecutive quarter

    The US economy is showing signs of slowing, but remains on an upward trajectory for now – intermodal traffic, however, appears trapped in a downward spiral, with the coming peak season expected to...

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  • Cathay CEO quits after carrier is caught up in Hong Kong protests

    Cathay CEO quits after carrier is caught up in Hong Kong protests

    Protests in Hong Kong appear to have forced the resignation of Cathay Pacific’s chief executive, Rupert Hogg. Bloomberg reports that Mr Hogg’s resignation came a week after the carrier was rebuked...

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  • PR: UPS invests in autonomous trucking company, tests self-driving tractor trailers

    PR: UPS invests in autonomous trucking company, tests self-driving tractor trailers

    Press release – 15 August 2019 “UPS (NYSE:UPS) today said its venture capital arm, UPS Ventures, has made a minority investment in autonomous driving company TuSimple. Together, both companies are...

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