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21.08.2019

New extra-loaders put downward pressure on trans-Pac rates

Carriers continue to send mixed messages as they respond to the uncertainties over four rounds of tariffs on imports from China by the Trump administration this […]
21.08.2019

Zim swings to profit on higher rates, 2M pact

The volume of cargo handled by Zim in the second quarter of 2019 was lower than in the quarter a year ago, but its freight rates […]
21.08.2019

Maersk integrator strategy takes US shape

Maersk said it has already doubled volumes on its destination cargo management solution, offering large and medium US retailers tracking of their shipments on the water, […]
21.08.2019

Rolling in the deep

Private helicopter landing on Mafi trailers at WW Solutions’ Terminal in Brunswick, GA. Credit: Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean Roll-on, roll-off cargo imports are — pardon the pun […]
21.08.2019

Ulrichs named CEO of BBC Chartering

Three cranes, a 550 metric ton (mt) ship-to-shore crane, a 320 mt gantry crane, and a 125 mt ship loader, are loaded aboard the BBC Amber […]
20.08.2019

Container growth ups Mexico customs reform pressure

  Shippers and other stakeholders say cargo could be moved into Mexico through the sea and land ports if the customs system were streamlined through a […]
20.08.2019

US truck index signals rebounding demand

A Werner Enterprises truck on Interstate 40 in Arizona. Some data shows the trucking industry is contracting while others have a stronger view of business conditions. […]
20.08.2019

Logistics software vet launches process automation venture

The idea of equipping logistics service providers with machine learning tools to make their processes more efficient and their operations leaner is gaining momentum. Photo credit: […]
20.08.2019

Maersk joins Indian logistics startup for truckload offering

Maersk’s newest partner, Bangalore-based BlackBuck, is one of the most capitalized logistics technology startups in Asia, with venture capital investors having poured $285.2 million into the […]
20.08.2019

Risk of more Golden Week blanked sailings rises

During Golden Week in China, which this year is Oct. 2-7, many factories close and US containerized imports drop substantially. Carriers each year respond by canceling […]