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06.04.2020

COVID-19 further complicates truck driver classification debate

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) adds another layer of complexity to the future of driver classification legislation in states such as California, New Jersey and New York. […]
06.04.2020

European shippers scramble to store unneeded imports

Storage options are needed for cargo owners as unwanted imports from China begin to arrive in Europe terminals. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. There is growing urgency for […]
06.04.2020

JOC Rankings: US trucking revenue growth slams on the brakes

Revenue growth among the Top 50 US Trucking Companies slowed from 12.2 percent in 2018 to 1.3 percent in 2019. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US trucking companies […]
04.04.2020

COVID-19 clouds freight rate forecasting, stimulates demand

Demand for rate forecasting is a symptom of a broader desire for forward-looking visibility, something still rare in the supply chain. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The coronavirus […]
04.04.2020

US truckload shippers should prioritize carrier ties during recession: analysts

Trucking companies are bound to suffer in a US economic recession, so a strategic shipper will find ways to weather the storm together. Photo credit: North […]
03.04.2020

US importers urged to ‘proactively’ challenge demurrage charges

“Even though terminals have reopened their gates, we’re challenged getting appointments,” a Los Angeles-area drayage executive said. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US importers and drayage operators need […]
03.04.2020

Maersk speeding, slowing US imports amid COVID-19

The completion of Maersk Through its evolution to become a self-described integrator, Maersk said new capabilities, much of them gained by recent acquisitions, are allowing it […]
03.04.2020

Hapag-Lloyd to pass on NY-NJ container charge to customers

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has changed a controversial cargo facility charge so that it is levied only on containers loaded with […]
03.04.2020

JOC Rankings: Top 3PLs’ revenue growth slowed before coronavirus

Combined revenue growth for the Top 50 Global Logistics Providers slowed from 14 percent in 2018 to just 2.1 percent in 2019. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Reflecting […]
02.04.2020

ONE targets global electronic bill of lading capability by mid-year

A lack of standardization in bill of lading formats has created a situation where shippers have to adapt to differences between documents between each container line […]