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10.06.2020

Pitt Ohio adjusts to new LTL reality even as demand picks up

The COVID-19 pandemic has «reenergized how we think about doing business,» Pitt Ohio CEO Chuck Hammel said. Photo credit: Pitt Ohio. More freight is beginning to […]
10.06.2020

Inland point intermodal flows shift away from US West Coast

The focus of IPI has been moving away from the US West Coast toward the East Coast and Western Canada. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Inland Point Intermodal […]
10.06.2020

E2open fires free visibility salvo

E2open has broadened its internal visibility capability in recent years through the acquisitions of freight-focused providers INTTRA, Amber Road, and Cloud Logistics. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The […]
10.06.2020

North American intermodal volume recovery lags trucking rebound

Intermodal volume is down nearly 15 percent in the second quarter compared with a year ago and may end the quarter with the weakest volume since […]
10.06.2020

US imports from Asia plunge in May after April dip

IHS Markit’s GTA Forecasting predicts that growth in the eastbound trans-Pacific will return in 2021. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com A drop in US imports from Asia last […]
09.06.2020

US shippers seek clearer view of demand in patchwork reopening

As they reopen US operations, importers are urgently analyzing demand to gain a clearer picture of what goods need to be ordered and shipped to store […]
09.06.2020

Air cargo rates will be nearly one-third higher than 2019: IATA

Cargo will hold on to its enlarged industry footprint through 2021, with the return of passenger travel likely to be gradual, IATA believes. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
09.06.2020

New tool compares D&D charges across carriers, ports

For shipments going to European hinterland locations, Hamburg, Antwerp, and Rotterdam carry similar D&D charges. Photo credit: Shutterstock Online container logistics provider Container xChange is offering […]
09.06.2020

Nearshoring offers hope to grim Mexican freight outlook

traffic is way down.” Photo credit: Shutterstock.com.»] The short-term outlook for Mexican economic and freight growth is dim, but a revamped North American trade deal and […]
09.06.2020

Economy will not return to pre-COVID levels until mid-2021: ATA

An American Trucking Associations survey found dedicated dry-van volume fell 8 percent, while tank trucking and intermodal volume plunged 16 percent each sequentially in April. Photo […]