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06.04.2019

Jury still out on ‘precision’ railroading in US

FTR’s Todd Tranauski (above) told the NEARS conference that since poor weather hurt rail performance in the first quarter, it’s difficult to judge whether precision scheduled […]
06.04.2019

Volatile Asia-Europe volumes can’t mask declining growth

With 460,000 TEU of ultra-large container vessels scheduled for delivery, carriers and analysts expect Asia-Europe capacity growth to outstrip that of demand in 2019. Photo credit: […]
06.04.2019

Carriers look to tap ‘booming’ Vietnam market

US imports of footwear from Southeast Asia, primarily Vietnam, have increased more than 30 percent since 2012, according to PIERS, a sister product of JOC.com within […]
05.04.2019

Former USTR: US trade policy resembles China

The United States filed 16 cases against China with the World Trade Organization (WTO) during the Obama administration. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Former Obama-era US Trade Representative […]
05.04.2019

Truckers seek safe harbor at larger US carriers

A sudden drop in driver numbers at small US motor carriers hints at a market shift that would benefit larger shippers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A shift […]
05.04.2019

LA-LB: Battery, natural gas best fits for 2021 truck goals

Under the bi-port Clean Air Action Plan, Los Angeles and Long Beach have set a goal to transition to zero-emissions drayage trucks by 2035. Photo credit: […]
05.04.2019

Longtime NY-NJ trucking, port advocate Bader dies at 63

Jeffrey A. Bader, right, who died Thursday, with Raymond P. Martinez, administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Jeffrey A. Bader, the vibrant and […]
05.04.2019

India cabotage reform accelerates cargo growth

A steady increase in India’s domestic transshipment handling — propelled by a May 2018 cabotage rule change — signals further ocean carrier moves to broaden their […]
04.04.2019

US-Mexico freight slows as potential shutdown looms

North- and southbound truck delays are mounting on the US-Mexico border as a wave of immigrants stretches US Customs and Border Protection thin. Photo Credit: US […]
04.04.2019

Terminal operators take action after Australia competition probe

The Container Transport Alliance of Australia said infrastructure charges have surged since April 2017. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Logistics and shipper groups have welcomed moves by Australia’s […]