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03.05.2019

PSA gains East Coast port foothold with Halterm

The planned temporary expansion of the Halterm terminal will increase the berth length from 2,165 feet to 2,890 feet, enabling it to handle two ships of […]
03.05.2019

UP consolidates Chicago intermodal terminals

Union Pacific Railroad will be closing the Global III terminal northwest of Chicago as part of its precision scheduled railroading operations in a shakeup that will […]
03.05.2019

Oakland port sets date for ballpark vote

The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners on May 13 will vote on the Exclusive Negotiation Term Sheet that lists specific requirements that must be met if […]
03.05.2019

VC funding expanding regional digital forwarder reach

FreightHub’s recent $30 million Series B round, as well as digital forwarders that have sprung up in Europe, South America, Asia, and Oceania, is a sign […]
03.05.2019

US spot truck pricing seen near inflection point

US shippers have pricing power over truckers now, but their advantage may slip away by the end of 2019, Coyote Logistics warns. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. With […]
03.05.2019

Amid decarbon pressure, ship speeds already slowing

Headhaul sailing speed from Asia to North Europe has fallen steadily since 2012 with the dual strategy of saving on fuel consumption while absorbing surplus capacity. […]
03.05.2019

Surging wind energy demand hits US truck barrier

The remote location of many wind-turbine sites makes transportation more expensive and difficult. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com NEW ORLEANS — Logistics managers moving wind towers to inland […]
03.05.2019

XPO making diversification inroads after top shipper loss

XPO Logistics CEO Brad Jacobs says the company has “gotten its mojo back” after losing a $600 million account, and although there is plenty of data […]
03.05.2019

Manzanillo container yards to speed truck fluidity

Officials at the port of Manzanillo hope that by moving containers to storage yards outside terminals, there will be more space to service vessels. Photo credit: […]
03.05.2019

Cyclone to cause Chittagong container delays

  Port officials said if the cyclone hits Bangladesh on Friday night, the port activities would not resume before Saturday, a 48-hour work suspension. Photo Credit: […]