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07.05.2019

Europe truck rates rise even as demand slows

Road haulage prices in the first quarter of 2019 were higher than in the first quarter of 2018. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Declining demand for European road […]
06.05.2019

Transplace’s rehiring of Harding beefs up 3PL data fluency

Luring Harding back is a sign that data science is becoming a more integral part of running a successful 3PL, which are now seen by shippers […]
06.05.2019

Trump tariff threat leaves US importers few options

Air cargo is the only recourse for shippers wanting to beat the surprise increase in tariffs to 25 percent on Friday for a large array of […]
06.05.2019

Container lines reject mandatory speed limit proposal

The slow-steaming proposal will be taken up at the upcoming meeting of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 74) on May 13-17. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
06.05.2019

Maersk taps Indian reefer trade with door offering

Maersk recently handled an export consignment of six containers of butter from northern India to Turkey that included intermodal, customs clearance, and documentation at origin, in […]
06.05.2019

Shippers urged to oppose Houston mega-ship limit

Legislation that would limit the number of mega-vessels carrying containerized cargo on the Port of Houston Channel to one a week is facing a growing campaign […]
06.05.2019

Chittagong port grapples with post-cyclone congestion

    Approximately 40,000 TEU have been backlogged at the port, spurring port officials to call for faster pick-up and drop-off of containers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
06.05.2019

North America port rankings: Mexican ports grow fastest

Ports in Mexico saw combined loaded cargo volumes jump 8.7 percent year over year to 5 million TEU in 2018, while throughput at ports in Canada […]
04.05.2019

YRC Teamsters approve 5-year contract, avert strike

The new five-year contract will give YRC drivers and dockworkers an 18 percent raise over five years, the Teamsters union said. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Teamsters at […]
04.05.2019

YRC Teamsters approve five-year contract, avert strike

The new five-year contract will give YRC drivers and dockworkers an 18 percent raise over five years, the Teamsters union said. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Teamsters at […]