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16.05.2019

US tariffs reveal the dangers of ‘sole’ sourcing

In the span of just 10 days, President Trump raised tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on a $200 billion in Chinese products and Beijing […]
16.05.2019

LA’s Seroka urges immediate action on appointments, chassis storage

Truck turn times in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach averaged 83 minutes in April and March, down from a peak of 98 minutes […]
16.05.2019

Container lines target track-and-trace standardization

Track and trace will be one of the first areas looked at by the new Digital Container Shipping Association. Photo credit: Shutterstock HAMBURG — A newly […]
16.05.2019

Despite trade friction, expansion continues at Port of Mobile

  Loading steel coils for export to the Clipper Izumo at the Port of Mobile’s Pier 2. Credit: Alabama State Port Authority   Although bustling with […]
16.05.2019

Despite trade friction, Mobile port expansion continues

Loading steel coils for export to Clipper Izumo at the Port of Mobile’s Pier 2. Photo credit: Alabama State Port Authority. Although bustling with new projects […]
15.05.2019

JNPT dispute over inter-terminal rail escalates

At the center of the issue has been an additional fee other terminals operated by DP World and APM Terminals sought to apply on BMCT-meant export-import […]
15.05.2019

LA’s Fenix terminal closes after dockworker death

The Port of Los Angeles’ Fenix Marine Services terminal was shut down Wednesday following an incident that left one dockworker dead and another seriously injured. Photo […]
15.05.2019

Global TMS software streamlining track-and-trace

Shippers have to work around visibility data inconsistency and often expensive software implementations. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. It’s hard to call tracking and tracing of freight an […]
15.05.2019

Capacity cuts keep Asia-ECSA rates afloat

Container lines in early March cut Asia-East Coast South America capacity roughly 18 percent, pushing headhaul spot rates up to $1,500 per TEU. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
15.05.2019

New tariffs and threats cast shadow on trans-Pacific

If Trump goes through with his newest threat, Alphaliner warns eastbound trans-Pacific volume will fall at least 8 percent in 2019 after rising 8.3 percent in […]