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05.06.2020

AAL steps into semi-liner breach

The 31,000 dwt AAL Singapore approaching the Port of Miami with a cargo of passenger boarding bridges. Credit: AAL When AAL announced a new Asia–Europe semi-liner […]
04.06.2020

Werner taps into Trucker Tools small carrier capacity pool

Trucker Tools has made inroads in the broker industry as a tool to expand capacity reach into small fleet and independent driver pools typically outside their […]
04.06.2020

Procurement bot software attracts VC support

Global shippers often devote significant resources to procurement activities, particularly those with complex networks and distributed procurement teams. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A software provider that builds […]
04.06.2020

JOC Uncharted: Trucking bankruptcies rising, but not to ‘catastrophic’ levels

Low diesel prices are helping some truckers who might otherwise fail squeeze through hard times. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Predictions of a “catastrophic” wave of US trucking […]
04.06.2020

US ports expect cautious import rebound

Carriers this week have begun to announce blank sailings through August in the eastbound trans-Pacific. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the US-China […]
04.06.2020

Tight space insulates trans-Atlantic air cargo rates

Passenger planes carrying only cargo are providing urgently needed capacity to the air freight market, but the loading and unloading process is inefficient and heavily dependent […]
03.06.2020

US LTL carriers see ‘gradual’ improvement in dismal May

Lower fuel costs pulled down surcharges, affecting revenue at ODFL and other motor carriers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US industrial freight demand improved in May from April […]
03.06.2020

Third phase of Siberian project cargo move under way

The SAL Trina loads six cold boxes, general cargo, and over-dimensional cargo bound for De-Kastri, Russia, in Bremen, Germany. Photo credit: Combi Lift. Russia’s winter ice […]
03.06.2020

Alliances outline extensive blank sailings for Q3

Eight container gantries work on the 23,000 TEU vessel, MSC Sixin, at Hutchison Port’s BEST terminal in Barcelona. The container exchange during the port call was […]
03.06.2020

JOC Uncharted: No visibility for air cargo demand, rates in Q3

Most of the world’s passenger fleet remains grounded, with travel bans imposed in March removing 75 percent of international belly cargo capacity. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. An […]