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05.06.2019

Blockchain-backed bill of lading gains traction with latest test

Wind blades stowed on the deck on the G2 Ocean Star Juventas. Photo credit: G2 Ocean. Digitization is slowly transforming the world of shipping documentation, even […]
05.06.2019

Canada’s Mulroney: North American free trade ‘will prevail’

Canada must use its influence to support trade agreements and international engagement in an increasingly “bipolar” world, former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney tells the JOC 2019 […]
05.06.2019

NS, UP interline revamp to require crosstown drays

Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific are adjusting service on nearly 100 domestic and international intermodal routes, many of which will require shippers now to book drayage […]
04.06.2019

Falling imports won’t guarantee lower trans-Pacific rates

US imports from China dropped 6 percent in the first four months of 2019 from the same period last year, according to PIERS, a JOC.com sister […]
04.06.2019

Canadian shippers grapple with tariffs, port delays

Speakers at the JOC Canada Trade conference in Toronto Tuesday said they have faced several challenges through the first half of the year, including capacity issues […]
04.06.2019

Charleston’s Wando terminal opening earlier for extra volumes

The Wando Welch Terminal (above) will open an hour earlier beginning July 1 because of container volume growth and great shipper demand for drayage. Photo credit: […]
04.06.2019

Hapag-Lloyd’s reefers to bear tracking devices

Installation of tracking devices on 100,000 reefer containers is part of Hapag-Lloyd’s broader LIVE monitoring program. Photo credit: Hapag-Lloyd. Hapag-Lloyd has become the latest container line […]
04.06.2019

US tariffs threaten fresh congestion at Mexico border

Cross-border congestion could return as US importers front-load cargo in an effort to get it into the country prior to the imposition of a new 5 […]
04.06.2019

SEKO eyeing acquisitions as part of private equity transition

SEKO will shift to a hybrid operating model — continuing to provide localized services through franchises while looking hard at global gateway markets in major cities. Photo […]
04.06.2019

CMA CGM bullish on India’s project cargo outlook

India has seen a strong upturn in heavy and project cargo activity. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A heavier focus on breakbulk and project cargo handling highlights CMA […]