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23.09.2020

Warehouses holding onto chassis, prolonging LA-LB port congestion

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach expect calls from about 20 more extra-loader vessels through October. Photo credit: Ken Wolter / Shutterstock.com. Warehouses in […]
22.09.2020

C.H. Robinson takes aim at trucking procurement

C.H. Robinson customers testing its new Procure IQ tool increased savings across 60 percent of their truckload lanes, the logistics provider said. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Increasingly […]
22.09.2020

Fluor extends supply chain services beyond EPC clients

Project cargo headed for the BHP South Flank mine project in Australia. Photo credit: Fluor. The supply chain team at Fluor, one of the world’s largest […]
22.09.2020

JOC Rankings: Top 25 Asia-US import NVOs see market shares slip

The top 25 non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOs) in the eastbound trans-Pacific saw their share of NVO volumes slip 0.2 percentage points to 49.4 percent in the […]
22.09.2020

CMA CGM slaps congestion charge on Felixstowe

The congestion at Felixstowe is increasing operating costs of calling at the port, says CMA CGM. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. CMA CGM will levy a $150 per […]
22.09.2020

Exports leading India’s nascent trade recovery

From April through August, exports accounted for 50 percent of the 3.2 million TEU in container traffic handled by India’s 12 public ports, up from 47 […]
22.09.2020

Foodservice, cold storage sectors find new opportunities during pandemic

Food wholesaler Sysco has gained $1 billion in annual new business since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo credit: Tada Images/Shutterstock.com. The abrupt closure of […]
22.09.2020

New players enter oversized delivery as parcel fees rise

FedEx Freight Direct, an e-commerce service launched in 2019 that handles the delivery of bulky items, now covers 90 percent of the US. Photo credit: Jonathan […]
22.09.2020

Ocean carriers seek to dismiss FMC chassis complaint

In response to an ATA complaint, lawyers for the ocean carriers argue the Federal Maritime Commission should dismiss the case because the agency lacks jurisdiction over […]
22.09.2020

LA-LB volume surge spreads upstream to congest marine terminals

Carriers are pressing customers to unload and release containers, but with warehouses still backed up and operating at far less than full capacity, the idling of […]