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11.06.2019

Blockchain pilots target bill of lading digitalization

The real advantage of blockchain lies in the single source of truth, says Panalpina. Photo credit: Shutterstock Panalpina has launched two Asia-Europe blockchain projects focusing on […]
11.06.2019

US ag exporters call for more direct SE Asia services

Agricultural exports through the Port of Oakland have grown 12 percent year over year through the first four months of 2019. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The Port […]
11.06.2019

MPV/HL fleet wary of new fuel ahead of IMO 2020

Demand for marine diesel and low-sulfur fuel oil (LSFO) is expected to increase by an estimated 1.2 million barrels per day in the first quarter of […]
10.06.2019

US footwear importers tap Vietnam at China’s expense

Vietnam’s market share for Asia-made footwear imported into the US has jumped from 13.7 percent to 24.2 percent over the past five years. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
10.06.2019

Virginia terminal expansion to speed rail flow

Rail volumes in the Port of Virginia are up 4.2 percent in 2019 and are 2.6 percent higher than two years ago, bouncing back after dropping […]
10.06.2019

AI forecasts coming to Montreal port truckers

An artificial intelligence project will help the Port of Montreal predict times of high stress on port resources and allow it to reduce the flow of […]
10.06.2019

Trans-Logistics Group expands, opens Chattanooga office

Uncertain, complex freight markets are spurring freight contract innovation, Trans-Logistics Group says. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Consulting firm Trans-Logistics Group, which works with a variety of US […]
10.06.2019

11 ways to help importers prepare for the fourth round of 25% Chinese tariffs

You may not have been directly impacted by previous rounds of tariffs imposed on imports from China. However, if the fourth round goes into effect and […]
10.06.2019

Carriers pushed to report accurate emissions data

In a bid to tackle the pollution generated by shipping, the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) low-sulfur fuel rule will come into force on Jan. 1, 2020, […]
10.06.2019

Rising US apparel imports face unfashionable tariffs

US imports of apparel and footwear rose 6.6 percent year over year in 2018 to nearly 1.7 million TEU. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Whether or not US […]