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13.06.2019

Chassis ‘utility’ model proposed for ports, hubs

With chassis regimes at many ports and inland rail hubs cracking under pressure during peak periods, or plagued by on-again, off-again shortages and bad-order chassis, K+N […]
13.06.2019

Rhine shipping limits dent German industrial growth

Freight rates on the Rhine and Danube rivers rose strongly in the third and fourth quarter of 2018 as low water led to a decrease in […]
13.06.2019

Digital marketplaces dependent on broader spot adoption

JB Hunt says on-time performance of loads booked through its online brokerage surpasses all other segments outside of dedicated. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Broader use of freight […]
13.06.2019

Montreal efficiency measures cut dwell times by two-thirds

The Port of Montreal cut its dwell time by two-thirds through methods including extending gate hours to remove the backlog and increasing the number of cars […]
12.06.2019

US shippers increase BC port routings

  The Western Canadian ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert (above) offer direct intermodal service to Chicago and other locations in the US Midwest. Photo credit: […]
12.06.2019

ELD mandate a ‘game changer’ for Canadian shippers

Truck freight lanes such as the Montreal-Toronto run could become weak supply chain links when electronic logging takes effect in Canada. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Canada’s electronic […]
12.06.2019

No clear path for EC block exemption ruling

The European Commission is puzzling over three options in its review of the consortia block exemption regulation. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The European consortia block exemption has […]
12.06.2019

Railroads’ approach to intermodal shifts ‘inward’

Industry has embarked on a “back to the future” effort in which the intermodal network is being returned to its earlier, simpler, and more streamlined form. […]
12.06.2019

Uber Freight: Shipper metric priorities need reboot

An executive for Uber Freight said the company is taking a long approach to building its business, based on the capital it has at its disposal […]
12.06.2019

US warehouses, ports prep for reefer volume boom

Online grocery shopping is expected to pass $100 billion within three years requiring more cold storage warehouses in cities and near major ports. Photo credit: Ari […]