Global Logistics News

  • Video: More than cost, more than speed

    Video: More than cost, more than speed

    Along the supply chain, the freight forwarder is the link between multiple parties and integrator of data, Samuel Shapiro & Co.’s Director of Supply Chain Angela Czajkowski noted at the 2018 JOC...

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  • Container lines target track-and-trace standardization

    Container lines target track-and-trace standardization

    [caption caption="Track and trace will be one of the first areas looked at by the new Digital Container Shipping Association. Photo credit: Shutterstock"][/caption]HAMBURG — A newly expanded group...

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  • Despite trade friction, expansion continues at Port of Mobile

    Despite trade friction, expansion continues at Port of Mobile

     [caption caption="Loading steel coils for export to the Clipper Izumo at the Port of Mobile’s Pier 2. Credit: Alabama State Port Authority"][/caption] Although bustling with new projects and...

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  • Despite trade friction, Mobile port expansion continues

    Despite trade friction, Mobile port expansion continues

    [caption caption="Loading steel coils for export to Clipper Izumo at the Port of Mobile’s Pier 2. Photo credit: Alabama State Port Authority."][/caption]Although bustling with new projects and...

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  • JNPT dispute over inter-terminal rail escalates

    JNPT dispute over inter-terminal rail escalates

    [caption caption="At the center of the issue has been an additional fee other terminals operated by DP World and APM Terminals sought to apply on BMCT-meant export-import containers handled via...

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  • LA's Fenix terminal closes after dockworker death

    LA's Fenix terminal closes after dockworker death

    [caption caption="The Port of Los Angeles' Fenix Marine Services terminal was shut down Wednesday following an incident that left one dockworker dead and another seriously injured. Photo credit:...

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  • Global TMS software streamlining track-and-trace

    Global TMS software streamlining track-and-trace

    [caption caption="Shippers have to work around visibility data inconsistency and often expensive software implementations. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]It’s hard to call tracking and...

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  • Global TMS software streamlining track-and-trace

    Global TMS software streamlining track-and-trace

    [caption caption="Shippers have to work around visibility data inconsistency and often expensive software implementations. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]It’s hard to call tracking and...

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  • Falling ECSA-Asia spot rates put shippers on notice

    Falling ECSA-Asia spot rates put shippers on notice

    [caption caption="Container lines in early March cut Asia-east coast South America capacity approximately 18 percent, pushing headhaul spot rates up to $1,500 per TEU. Photo credit:...

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  • New tariffs and threats cast shadow on trans-Pacific

    New tariffs and threats cast shadow on trans-Pacific

    [caption caption="If Trump goes through with his newest threat, Alphaliner warns eastbound trans-Pacific volume will fall at least 8 percent in 2019 after rising 8.3 percent in 2018. Photo credit:...

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  • HMM, Yang Ming narrow losses on higher volume

    HMM, Yang Ming narrow losses on higher volume

    [caption caption="HMM reported an operating loss of $88.9 million in the first quarter, while Yang Ming posted a net loss of $22.1 million. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]The liner...

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  • Prince Rupert port plans to quadruple capacity

    Prince Rupert port plans to quadruple capacity

    [caption caption="The Prince Rupert container terminal master plan released this week outlines projects that will potentially add 6-7 million TEU of capacity, and in the short term, help to...

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  • YRC looks to regain volume lost during Teamster talks

    YRC looks to regain volume lost during Teamster talks

    [caption caption="YRC Worldwide’s new Teamsters contract gives the company more opportunity to optimize its less-than-truckload networks. Photo credit: YRC Worldwide"][/caption]YRC Worldwide...

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  • YRC looks to regain volume lost during Teamster talks

    YRC looks to regain volume lost during Teamster talks

    [caption caption="YRC Worldwide’s new Teamsters contract gives the company more opportunity to optimize its less-than-truckload networks. Photo credit: YRC Worldwide."][/caption]YRC Worldwide...

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  • Wilmington port speeds up infrastructure projects

    Wilmington port speeds up infrastructure projects

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  • Wilmington port speeds up infrastructure projects

    Wilmington port speeds up infrastructure projects

    [caption caption="A vessel from Europe being unloaded in Wilmington, North Carolina. The port has six weekly services, including the European route and two from Asia. Photo credit: North Carolina...

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  • NY-NJ port handling larger ships with bigger discharges

    NY-NJ port handling larger ships with bigger discharges

    [caption caption="Cargo discharges have steadily increased over the last year as more vessels over 10,000 TEU have called at the port. Photo credit: Hugh R. Morley."][/caption]The Port of New York...

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  • US moves closer to teenage trucker pilot

    US moves closer to teenage trucker pilot

    [caption caption="Owner-operators strongly oppose the idea of allowing teenagers to drive heavy trucks, but many larger carriers support the idea, and apprenticeships. Photo credit:...

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  • US moves closer to teenage trucker pilot

    US moves closer to teenage trucker pilot

    [caption caption="Owner-operators strongly oppose the idea of allowing teenagers to drive heavy trucks, but many larger carriers support the idea, and apprenticeships. Photo credit:...

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  • Forwarders hold defense to digital upstarts

    Forwarders hold defense to digital upstarts

    [caption caption="ShipChain's Monarch: Established forwarders have a customer base, brand recognition, a network within their markets, and resources. How many digital entrants have all of those?...

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