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01.05.2019

WEF offers logistics industry-created blockchain ‘toolkit’

Blockchain advocates argue technology fits well with the decentralized and multi-party nature of global supply chains, but some in the industry still view distributed ledger technology […]
01.05.2019

Moving oversize freight strains nation’s infrastructure

Wind energy projects are driving a level of rail-truck cooperationthat’s rare between the over-the-road trucking and intermodal rail.Photo credit: Shutterstock.com industries NEW ORLEANS — Shipper and […]
01.05.2019

ILA-USMX urge Texas to reject Houston ship limitation

Two bills in the Texas legislature that would limit vessels of larger than 1,100 feet to one a week in the channel to the Houston port […]
30.04.2019

New Montreal port efforts aim to cut truck turn times

Helping to speed trucks through the Port of Montreal’s primary container terminals is part of a larger effort to keep pace with volume that rose 10.3 […]
30.04.2019

LBCT deal gives Macquarie US West Coast foothold

Once complete, the Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) will cover about 306 acres and have an annual handling capacity of 3.3 million TEU. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
30.04.2019

Maritime, labor interests oppose Oakland stadium plan

The Port of Oakland handled 2.55 million TEU last year, and shipping, labor, and terminal operator groups worry that growth could slow if auto traffic from […]
30.04.2019

Volumes surge as 3PLs shrug off global slowdown

International freight forwarders posted surprisingly strong first-quarter performances in the face of slowing global economic activity, continued US-China trade tensions, a decline in business confidence in […]
30.04.2019

Wallenius Wilhelmsen continues ro-ro fleet renewal

The 656-foot, 23,800-deadweight-ton Traviata will call on ports in Japan, South Korea, Singapore, the Mediterranean, and North Europe on its maiden voyage. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The […]
30.04.2019

How wary should truck brokers be of Amazon?

Amazon’s foray into domestic truck brokerage might not be a threat to established brokers, but the largest publicly traded company in the world entering the market […]
29.04.2019

India’s private ports gain ground on public rivals

Cargo throughput at minor ports surged 10.1 percent year over year in fiscal 2018-19, while volumes at major public grew 2.9 percent in the same period. […]