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20.12.2019

Special report: The shipper’s view of breakbulk chartering

Due to client demands, EPCs feel huge pressure to keep execution costs down. Credit: Port Houston, Bluewater Shipping, Shutterstock (The following is the last of a […]
20.12.2019

Truck data gives carriers glimmer of hope

Although the Cass Freight Indexes are down, there is hope that an upward trajectory has begun that will result in volume and rate growth at some […]
20.12.2019

Smaller truck fleets ramp up hiring: ATA

Driver turnover at smaller fleets leaped 6 percentage points in the third quarter as those fleets increased hiring. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. More truck drivers are leaving […]
19.12.2019

Asia-US carriers to blank record post-CNY sailings

US imports from Asia declined 0.7 percent through November this year compared with 2018, while imports from China were down 7.8 percent. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Trans-Pacific […]
19.12.2019

Union protections at forefront of Hutchison deal to buy Rotterdam terminal

The recently purchased APM Terminals Rotterdam has an annual capacity of 3.25 million TEU and a 1,600-meter (1 mile) quay. Photo credit: joachim affeldt/Shutterstock.com. A four-year […]
19.12.2019

CEO Birkeland wraps up tenure at G2 Ocean

G2 Ocean has developed a niche transporting components, including blades and towers, for onshore wind farms. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. G2 Ocean, the dry cargo shipping joint venture […]
19.12.2019

NJ legislators renew push to break up Waterfront Commission

A federal appeals court is weighing whether New Jersey can transfer some functions away from the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor, reducing its power in […]
19.12.2019

E-commerce evolution forcing change at FedEx

Pressure from Amazon means FedEx must accelerate change, a transportation consultant says. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The runway is shifting beneath FedEx Corp.’s wings, as decline in […]
18.12.2019

JNPT rail pricing under Indian government review lens

Indian officials say extra rail fees charged at JNPT should be discontinued to make logistics costs more competitive. Photo credit: PSA India. Rail pricing by terminal […]
18.12.2019

Cartel warning as EC gathers block exemption feedback

The EC will decide early in the new year whether the carrier block exemption from competition laws, to be renewed for another four years, will be […]