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17.04.2019

NY-NJ truck association picks new president

The 170-member Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers selected Communications and Legislative Affairs Director Lisa Yakomin as its new president. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The Association of Bi-State […]
17.04.2019

US intermodal slump raises truck competitiveness questions

Lowell, Arkansas-based J.B. Hunt reported intermodal volume fell 7 percent in the first quarter and ongoing work on the CSX rail network might keep numbers down […]
17.04.2019

Slowing growth, uncertainty darken MPV/HL outlook

Drewry expects multipurpose/heavy-lift (MPV/HL) demand to grow 3.8 percent in 2019, 1.4 percent in 2020, and 1.2 percent in 2023. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Trade jitters and […]
17.04.2019

Need for speed trumping UK emissions efforts

More than 1.5 billion tons of goods were transported within the UK in 2016, with more than three quarters traveling by road. It is a source […]
17.04.2019

Customs to run 24/7 at fast-growing Manzanillo port

The Mexican Customs Administration will operate around the clock and increase staff by 50 percent in an effort to increase cargo fluidity at the port of […]
17.04.2019

US-Mexico truck delays forecast to last weeks

US-bound trucks arriving at Mexican border face weeks of further delays, as immigration crisis spawns a freight crunch. Photo credit: US Customs & Border Protection. Shippers dealing […]
16.04.2019

Will container shipping embrace data standards?

Maersk, Mediterrean Shipping Co. (MSC), Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express (ONE) comprise the Digital Container Shipping Association (DSCA), a group that aims to bring uniformity to […]
16.04.2019

LA automation vote delay opens door for compromise

The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has again delayed a decision on APM Terminals’ plan to automate a portion of its Pier 400 facility in the Port […]
16.04.2019

India port reforms fuel productivity gains

Turnaround times for vessels calling India’s major state-owned ports slid from an average of 64.43 hours in fiscal 2017-2018 to 59.85 hours in fiscal 2018-2019. Photo […]
16.04.2019

Apollo closes DCLI-Blume deal

Direct ChassisLink, Inc. (DCLI) operates a fleet of approximately 235,000 chassis and estimates that nearly one in every three containerized shipments in the US uses a […]