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10.04.2019

Small shippers targeted for new Mexico rail services

Ferromex turned to COFC Logistics for help in expanding capacity on its Pantaco-Mexicali rail route after seeing a 40 percent spike in demand. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
10.04.2019

Growing high and heavy shipments lift ro-ro sector

  UECC is investing in a new generation of vehicle and heavy equipment carriers that will be powered by liquefied natural gas with battery packages. Photo […]
10.04.2019

RZD moves massive steam chambers across Russia

Transporting the steam chambers, each 83 metric tons in weight and 45 meters in length, required specialized rolling stock. Photo credit: RZD Logistics. Russian Railways Logistics […]
10.04.2019

Video: BCOs’ biggest challenges in 2019

Dustin Braden, shipper engagement manager, JOC, discusses some of the biggest challenges facing BCOs in 2019, including managing additional costs from the IMO 2020 low-sulfur rule, […]
10.04.2019

No-deal Brexit would boost Chinese, US exports

The United Kingdom imported $680 billion in goods last year, more than half of which came from EU countries. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. China and the US […]
09.04.2019

Flexport taking aim at Amazon?

Amazon was Flexport’s sixth-largest customer by volume in 2018, according to research by Ocean Audit, but the two may eventually compete for cargo. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
09.04.2019

Video: What will be the most important logistics technology developments in 2019?

Eric Johnson, senior editor, technology, JOC, discusses what will be the most important logistics technology developments of 2019, including carrier data standards, instant quoting tools, shippers’ […]
09.04.2019

India’s FY box trade robust despite challenges

The biggest capacity addition came from PSA International’s 2.4 million-TEU Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Fiscal year 2018-2019 has been […]
09.04.2019

Argentina’s TecPlata welcomes first container ship

Philippines-headquartered ICTSI has invested $450 million in TecPlata since it first won the terminal concession back in 2008. Photo credit: Rob Ward TecPlata, Argentina’s newest container […]
09.04.2019

Retailers project low double-digit US import growth

US imports of containerized goods grew 3.9 percent year over year in March, according to the latest Global Port Tracker report. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Merchandise imports […]