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16.03.2020

Savannah eyes double-digit cut in March volumes on COVID-19 blankings

The Georgia Ports Authority believes volume will be down nearly 20 percent in March due to the coronavirus, but it should only be a three-week disruption: […]
16.03.2020

Coronavirus leaves Europe exporters without empty containers

Shippers are finding container equipment hard to come by in Europe, with blank sailings leaving carriers unable to reposition boxes. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Extensive blank sailings […]
16.03.2020

China air cargo capacity cuts pinch US crab exports

The rate to ship a kilogram of crabs from the Pacific Northwest costs approximately $5.50/kg, compared with a rate of $1.60 per kilo in early January. […]
14.03.2020

New blank sailings to cut NY-NJ March volumes 30 percent

The Port of New York and New Jersey will see an elevated number of blank sailings on routes from China in the coming weeks. Photo credit: […]
14.03.2020

Asia-US container spot rates jump as China imports surge

Pricing in the eastbound trans-Pacific is expected to be chaotic going forward as carriers deal with growing exports from China, equipment imbalances, and volatile oil prices. […]
13.03.2020

New investment brings DCLI closer to full radial tire fleet by 2023

DCLI is re-focus efforts to bringing chassis in-house rather than in cooperative pools, which the provider believes is a better option for its customers. Photo credit: […]
13.03.2020

Air freight rates soar as US trans-Atlantic travel ban nears

The space constraints generated by a US travel ban on passengers from most of Europe is ramping up air cargo freight rates on the trans-Atlantic. Photo […]
13.03.2020

Allport Cargo plots course as technology maximizer for shippers

3PLs have over the last decade changed course in their outlook toward strategically using third party software to win shippers’ business. Photo credit. Shutterstock.com. Rather than […]
13.03.2020

Allport Cargo Services plots course as technology maximizer for shippers

3PLs have over the last decade changed course in their outlook toward strategically using third party software to win shippers Rather than shippers having to either […]
13.03.2020

Breakbulk & Project Cargo event cancelled

Given the deteriorating situation regarding the spread of COVID-19, unfortunately it is necessary to cancel Breakbulk & Project Cargo scheduled for April 27-29, 2020. Photo credit: […]