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  • Small shippers face higher low-sulfur fuel burden

    Small shippers face higher low-sulfur fuel burden

    [caption caption="For their part, carriers have said privately and publicly that shippers have to fully pay their fare share to meet the IMO rule. Photo Credit: Shutterstock"][/caption]Smaller...

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  • Empowering Women in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    Empowering Women in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    We must reinvent learning to ensure STEM fields reflect our diverse world. Cheryl Oldham | U.S. Chamber of Commerce Dan Mantz | REC Foundation Is the U.S. workforce ready for the Fourth Industrial...

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  • Container carriers rewrite game plans

    Container carriers rewrite game plans

    [caption caption="Diverging carrier strategies could have an impact on customers as firms look to differentiate themselves in a largely commoditized market. Photo credit:...

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  • Container manufacturers and lessors facing a tough year as prices tumble

    Container manufacturers and lessors facing a tough year as prices tumble

    The container manufacturing industry is on course to post a staggering loss this year. According to the latest research from Drewry Maritime Advisors, the cost of production is soaring above new...

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  • IATA air cargo innovation awards – the finalists revealed

    IATA air cargo innovation awards – the finalists revealed

    IATA has announced the finalists of its Air Cargo Innovation Awards, with developments in ULDs getting the most attention. The three shortlisted finalists will present their submissions at next...

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  • XPO on growth track despite big customer loss

    XPO on growth track despite big customer loss

    [caption caption="XPO Logistics expects adjusted EBITDA to increase of 6–10 percent to $1.65–1.73 billion in 2019, down from a December target of 12–15 percent growth and a prior projection of...

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  • Shadow of recession adds to carrier woes as rates fall after Chinese holiday

    Shadow of recession adds to carrier woes as rates fall after Chinese holiday

    As anticipated, container spot rates softened across the major deepsea trades following the Chinese New Year factory holiday. The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) this week recorded...

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  • XPO Logistics sees revenue and profits up in 2018, but the 2019 view not so rosy

    XPO Logistics sees revenue and profits up in 2018, but the 2019 view not so rosy

    XPO Logistics yesterday reported double-digit increases in both revenue and profit in its 2018 full-year results. But the operator warned that a weaker fourth quarter had pushed it to lower its...

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  • How Shippers and 3PLs Can Better Manage the Global Cargo Chain's First Mile to Last Mile

    Three experts from the WiseTech Global family of companies discuss how shippers and 3PLs can improve their cargo chains spanning first-mile pickup, cross-border consolidation, and deconsolidating...

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  • Supply chain radar: What’s the point of Maersk’s US customs buy?

    Supply chain radar: What’s the point of Maersk’s US customs buy?

    When details of the Stay Ahead plan of AP Møller Mærsk (APMM) were exclusively reported by The Loadstar in October, it immediately appeared clear that the Danish group would need to embrace...

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  • Large US truckload carriers ‘rebalance’ business

    Large US truckload carriers ‘rebalance’ business

    [caption caption="“Our large shippers expect to see things take off” as the quarter enters its latter half, in late February and March, said CFI CEO Greg Orr. Photo Credit:...

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  • 10 reasons why you should stop paying your carriers via Freight Payment providers

    10 reasons why you should stop paying your carriers via Freight Payment providers

    The Freight Invoice Payment set-up is quite old and initially started due to the heavily regulated transportation market back in the day

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  • Globalisation ‘too big to fail’, and Brexit and Trump haven’t dented trade either

    Globalisation ‘too big to fail’, and Brexit and Trump haven’t dented trade either

    Protectionist backlash sweeping across the world will not dent globalisation in the long-term, according to DHL Express chief executive John Pearson. He told journalists yesterday, at the launch...

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  • Eurozone Recession Talk Mounts as Industry Slumps

    Eurozone Recession Talk Mounts as Industry Slumps

    NewsSlumping industrial output across the 19-country eurozone is stoking talk of a possible recession this year, even before any additional damage from Brexit.Contributed Author: Pan Pylas,...

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  • Swedish shipping wants to go fossil free by 2045 - ShippingWatch UK

    Swedish shipping wants to go fossil free by 2045 - ShippingWatch UK

    Swedish shipping wants to go fossil free by 2045  ShippingWatch UKThe Swedish Shipowners' Association boosts its green ambitions and presents a new plan with initiatives aimed at making Swedish...

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  • Supply Chain Excellence Is a Journey, Not a Destination

    Supply Chain Excellence Is a Journey, Not a Destination

    ArticleBuilding a resilient supply chain that consistently provides a superior customer experience is an ongoing challenge that requires a feedback loop of insights and analytics. Here's a look at...

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  • Self-driving tractor-trailer truck startup valued at $1 billion - CNBC

    Self-driving tractor-trailer truck startup valued at $1 billion - CNBC

    Self-driving tractor-trailer truck startup valued at $1 billion  CNBCTuSimple, an autonomous trucking company based in San Diego, has achieved unicorn status on Wall Street with a *fresh* funding...

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  • Shipping must look beyond IMO 2020 to Decarbonization: ICS - Sea News

    Shipping must look beyond IMO 2020 to Decarbonization: ICS - Sea News

    Shipping must look beyond IMO 2020 to Decarbonization: ICS  Sea NewsSea News is the free online news *service* providing in depth coverage of global maritime news, Container Shipping, Port...

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  • Oracle upgrades enterprise blockchain platform - Ledger Insights

    Oracle upgrades enterprise blockchain platform - Ledger Insights

    Oracle upgrades enterprise blockchain platform  Ledger InsightsToday Oracle announced a batch of new functionality for its Oracle Blockchain Platform and shared information about thirteen...

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  • Trade dip hurts cargo forecasting - Port Strategy

    Trade dip hurts cargo forecasting - Port Strategy

    Trade dip hurts cargo forecasting  Port StrategySlower international trade and further structural changes to container shipping lines is making forecasting cargo volumes “challenging”, Hutchison...

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