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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  • Protest halting KCS trains to Lazaro Cardenas ends

    Protest halting KCS trains to Lazaro Cardenas ends

    [caption caption="Service offered by Kansas City Southern of Mexico into the Port of Lazaro Cardenas resumed Thursday after a blockade of the rail by protesting students ended. Photo credit:...

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  • Savannah port pursues new terminal, bridge alternative

    Savannah port pursues new terminal, bridge alternative

    [caption caption="The height of the Talmadge Memorial Bridge caps the size of ships able to traverse the Savannah River at 16,000 TEU. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com"][/caption]SAVANNAH, Georgia —...

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  • NY-NJ truckers wary of port appointment system expansion

    NY-NJ truckers wary of port appointment system expansion

    [caption caption="Trucks entering the gates of GCT Bayonne, which is preparing to expand the period in which truckers will need an appointment to enter the terminal's gates. Photo credit: Hugh R....

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  • Technology smoothing logistics sourcing shifts

    Technology smoothing logistics sourcing shifts

    [caption caption="With more tools and data at their fingertips, shippers can exercise greater discretion and specificity when outsourcing logistics functions. Photo credit:...

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  • Amazon intermodal move doesn’t worry Schneider

    Amazon intermodal move doesn’t worry Schneider

    [caption caption="Schneider is not concerned about Amazon's order of 250 Prime-branded containers and believes it has an important role with the e-commerce giant. Photo credit: Ari...

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  • China-Europe rail rates falling as volumes rise

    China-Europe rail rates falling as volumes rise

    [caption caption="The four main China-Europe rail routes handled 324,700 TEU in 2018, up almost 30 percent from 250,000 TEU the year before. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Strong...

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  • Stakeholders push for Bangladesh warehouse growth

    Stakeholders push for Bangladesh warehouse growth

    [caption caption="Demand for warehouse space in Bangladesh could rise to about 68 million square feet over the next few years. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Due to policy barriers and...

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  • Philadelphia port expanding forest product capacity

    Philadelphia port expanding forest product capacity

     [caption caption="A new warehouse under construction at the Port of Philadelphia is designed to enhance the growing interest in moving forestry cargo through the port. Photo credit:...

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  • NVO share of US imports from Asia down slightly

    NVO share of US imports from Asia down slightly

    [caption caption="NVO share of US imports from Asia in the first half of 2019 fell to 43.7 percent from 44.8 percent in 2018. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]The market share of United...

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  • Blockchain platform TradeLens seeks ‘organizational identity’

    Blockchain platform TradeLens seeks ‘organizational identity’

    [caption caption="The IBM- and Maersk-led blockchain container shipping platform TradeLens has enlisted Virginia-based Digital Bazaar in its efforts to establish \"organizational identity\" for...

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  • DHL ties up with startups Convoy, Turvo

    DHL ties up with startups Convoy, Turvo

    [caption caption="DHL Supply Chain customers will gain access to real-time pricing on available truckload carriers in freight broker Convoy’s network. Photo credit: Joerg...

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  • Jones Act hampers US offshore wind projects

    Jones Act hampers US offshore wind projects

    [caption caption="To handle a growing offshore wind market, the US will need a fleet of specialized vessels and equipment comparable to Europe’s. Photo credit: Fred Olsen."][/caption]Although...

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  • UHL, Ocean7 team up amid strengthening MPV/HL market

    UHL, Ocean7 team up amid strengthening MPV/HL market

    [caption caption="A workboat is lifted aboard a UHL ship in Nantong Harbor, China. Photo credit: UHL."][/caption]European multipurpose and heavylift (MPV/HL) carriers Ocean7 Projects and United...

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  • US surface indices falling, but positive signs emerge

    US surface indices falling, but positive signs emerge

    [caption caption="Although new Cass indices highlight weakness that remains in the trucking and intermodal markets, there are other signs conditions could improve sooner rather than later. Photo...

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  • M&A signals a healthier heavy transport sector

    M&A signals a healthier heavy transport sector

    [caption caption="Mammoet’s purchase of UK-based ALE will merge the two largest heavy-lift operators worldwide, with more than $1.3 billion in combined revenue in 2018. Photo credit:...

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  • Change resistance hindering digitization in project logistics

    Change resistance hindering digitization in project logistics

    [caption caption="The massive amount of data going back and forth between project shippers and their service providers has created an incentive to digitize, even if project cargo is inherently...

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  • New financing terms clear way for changes at YRC

    New financing terms clear way for changes at YRC

    [caption caption="YRC plans to keep its separate subsidiaries, but share more resources. Photo credit: YRC Worldwide."][/caption]YRC Worldwide secured a longer financial runway from its lenders,...

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  • Carriers in no rush to make low-sulfur switch

    Carriers in no rush to make low-sulfur switch

    [caption caption="High-sulfur fuel oil prices at the major bunker hub of Rotterdam (above) have fallen sharply in the lead up to implementation of the IMO 2020 mandate. Photo credit:...

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  • Tech providers urge broader vision for ‘visibility’

    Tech providers urge broader vision for ‘visibility’

    [caption caption="Knowing the location of a truck or container isn’t enough — that data must be actionable, speakers at the JOC LogTech Conference said. Photo credit:...

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