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03.06.2020

Top US Shippers: Recyclables exporters bracing for large drops in supply, demand

The nationwide economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 crisis will result in a 20 percent contraction in the US recycling industry in 2020, according to a […]
03.06.2020

3PL Transplace jumps into parcel market

US e-commerce sales jumped 49 percent in April from March, according to Adobe’s Digital Economy Index. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com.     Third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transplace […]
03.06.2020

Maritime consortium pushes for quicker adoption of digital port systems

Ports around the world are embracing their role as digital data and service hubs at differing paces, creating gulfs between nodes in global supply chains. Photo […]
03.06.2020

New auto part distribution center to fuel Mobile imports

BendPak’s new 100,000-square-foot distribution center is located 11 miles from the Port of Mobile. Photo credit: BendPak. A new distribution center for auto lifts is expected […]
02.06.2020

ZIM returns to West Coast with expedited service

ZIM’s eCommerce Xpress (ZEX) to the West Coast is in response to growing demand for time-definite, expedited services amid the COVID-19 blank sailings. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
02.06.2020

Air freight rates fall on easing capacity-demand imbalance

Virgin Atlantic is using its grounded passenger fleet to increase cargo-only flights by 35 percent to nearly 600 in June. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Air freight rates […]
02.06.2020

THE Alliance to announce Q3 blanks this week

Hapag-Lloyd, a member of THE Alliance, says bookings have improved slightly, but remain below the levels of last year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The first sign that […]
02.06.2020

Breakbulk carrier G2 Ocean expands use of e-bills

The G2 Ocean Raven Arrow carrying six 43-mt brewery tanks from Changshu, China, to Guaymas, Mexico. Photo credit: R.H. Shipping & Chartering. G2 Ocean, the Norway-based […]
02.06.2020

Alibaba offers logistics, finance services to B2B platform

Alibaba is aiming to provide participants in its B2B marketplace with logistics and trade finance tools akin to those that larger shippers generally have access to. […]
02.06.2020

Trade finance appeal garners forwarder $15 million injection

Investment in digital forwarding has slowed over the last year, but Beacon nabbing $15 million shows those with a distinct focus can still get investor attention. […]