30.03.2022

Critical US West Coast contract talks to start May 12

West Coast longshore contract negotiations will begin in an environment where the already-stressed transportation supply chain cannot tolerate further disruption. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Contract negotiations between […]
30.03.2022

Savannah expansion projects receive influx of cash

Congestion clogged the Port of Savannah last September with as many as 30 vessels anchored awaiting a berth, but the port overcame the issues and restored […]
30.03.2022

Easing container, truck rates bring cold comfort to shippers

Asia–US West Coast container spot rates, as measured by Drewry, had fallen 11 percent by late March from Lunar New Year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The slight […]
30.03.2022

New project44 product highlights port congestion data

project44’s new product, Port Intel, shows the need for supply chain managers to access real-time port dwell time and vessel count information. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Freight […]
29.03.2022

Container demand to remain high on new vessel deliveries: box makers

Market leader China International Marine Containers said the record profits of containers lines will encourage them to purchase new boxes. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Global container demand […]
29.03.2022

Asia-USWC trade leads uptick in February liner reliability

Spring generally sees liner performance improve as weather gets milder and trade activity slows. Photo credit: Shutterstock. Ocean carrier schedule reliability saw its best one-month jump […]
29.03.2022

Subramaniam to lead FedEx into post-Smith era

There is opportunity for greater integration of FedEx Ground and Express within the US, a freight consultant says. Photo credit: FedEx Corp. The transition at the […]
29.03.2022

Russia-free routes to Europe add time, money: forwarders

Air cargo rates from China to North Europe are up 40 percent compared with the end of February. Photo credit: China Airlines. China-Europe rail shippers avoiding […]
29.03.2022

Rising volume, worsening congestion dries up European storage

Port congestion and container dwell times are increasing at North Europe hubs. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. European importers are facing a growing shortage of available storage in […]