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19.04.2019

Few bright spots in official 1Q intermodal data

A BNSF Railway train hauling ocean containers. Although international volumes rose slightly, overall intermodal loads fell in 1Q for the first time since 2016. Photo credit: […]
19.04.2019

Capacity ‘overshoot’ pulls down truckload contract rates

Truckload carriers added enough capacity in 2018 to Truckload pricing power has swung back to US shippers, and it’s difficult to see when that might change […]
18.04.2019

Mexican teacher blockade dents KCS intermodal volumes

A 26 percent decline in Kansas City Southern’s intermodal volume through the port of Lazaro Cardenas contributed to a 1 percent decrease in overall volume for […]
18.04.2019

Zeaborn to take full ownership of Zeamarine

Zeamarine’s present fleet consists of about 90 multipurpose and heavy-lift (MPV/HL) vessels with lift capacities up to 1,400 tons, according to the company. Photo credit: Zeaborn. […]
18.04.2019

Small US truckers feel pinch as pricing drops

Two-thirds of small trucking carriers reported losing business to competitors charging “unsustainably low prices” within the past year, while 55 percent said customers have requested price […]
18.04.2019

Decarbonization shipping is newest existential challenge

The reality of decarbonization has forced a paradigm shift in thinking away from decades-long effortsto improve efficiency of engines to ending all use of fossil fuels. […]
18.04.2019

Rotterdam volume rising despite Asia-Europe slowdown

Rotterdam, Europe’s busiest container port, handled 250,000 more TEU from January through March than during the first quarter of 2018. Photo credit: The port of Rotterdam. […]
18.04.2019

CBP takes aim at border freight delays

About 300 CBP officers are being deployed to the Southwest border from other parts of the country in an effort to alleviate crippling cargo congestion at […]
17.04.2019

Zim involvement major win for TradeLens

TradeLens is designed to enable trust between trading partners and supply chain stakeholders by allowing them to exchange trade and freight documentation in a blockchain environment. […]
17.04.2019

NY-NJ truck association picks new president

The 170-member Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers selected Communications and Legislative Affairs Director Lisa Yakomin as its new president. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The Association of Bi-State […]