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17.03.2020

FMC urged to adopt demurrage-detention rulemaking

Cargo owners and truckers accuse ocean carriers of imposing demurrage fees even when a container is not available for pickup, and detention fees when terminal gate […]
17.03.2020

ILA endorses Biden for US president

The International Longshoremen’s Association is urging its members to vote for Joe Biden in the Democratic presidential primaries Tuesday.  Photo: Shutterstock.com   The International Longshoremen’s Association […]
17.03.2020

COVID-19 restricting US trucking route map

DAT Solutions expects a more volatile, unusual spot market this year, thanks to COVID-19. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com The rapid spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) […]
16.03.2020

Archerhub banks on boosting trucker pay to guarantee capacity

Archerhub estimates drivers lose a third of their potential drive time because loads are not sequenced for them by brokers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. To Nick Darmanchev, […]
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: […]