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13.12.2019

UK election result brings measure of clarity on Brexit

Trucks queuing at the Port of Dover could face even longer waits after Brexit when customs checks on cargo will be required. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. While […]
13.12.2019

Asia-Med spot rate soars on pre-CNY demand amid capacity cuts

Spot rates on the Asia-Mediterranean trade posted a dramatic increase this week, lifted by a confluence of supply and demand factors. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Spot rates […]
13.12.2019

Holiday shopping spurs truckload spot rates

The average DAT dry van spot rate for the week ended Dec. 8 was $1.94 per mile, the best average since January. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Truckload […]
13.12.2019

Hapag-Lloyd tabs Blume for digital drayage help

Shippers are starting to expect container lines to connect the dots on data and execution between modes, one of the drivers of Hapag-Lloyd turning to Blume […]
13.12.2019

YRC reports double-digit drop in LTL tonnage

YRC’s regional carriers, which include Reddaway, also saw a deep plunge in tonnage in November, blamed in part on the industrial slowdown. Photo credit: Reddaway, YRC […]
12.12.2019

ONE bolsters NYSHEX trans-Pacific presence

Maersk and NYSHEX are currently offering guaranteed ocean freight contracts, but the number of options available to shippers is expected expand in the months ahead. Photo […]
12.12.2019

Montreal truckers tap AI for smarter port drays

Next-day truck turn time predictions are the latest initiative by the Port of Montreal in its effort to maintain fluidity at port container terminals. Photo credit: […]
12.12.2019

Box rules hold back interoperable chassis pools: truckers

Drayage operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach and Savannah-Charleston spend too much time repositioning chassis, truckers say. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Port authorities in Southern California and the […]
12.12.2019

APMT joint venture widens Cosco’s Med footprint

The Northern Italy port of Vado Ligure, near Genoa, will have a capacity of more than 1 million TEU when the new joint venture terminal with […]
12.12.2019

ODFL looks for added value in ELDs as final deadline looms

ODFL needed an ELD that could be used by multiple drivers at LTL terminals. Photo credit: Old Dominion Freight Line. Switching from automatic onboard recorders (AOBRDs) […]