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28.03.2019

ELD rule to reshape Canadian trucking market

Canadian shippers are bracing for the impact of Canada’s looming electronic logging device (ELD) mandate. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. MEMPHIS — The potential impact of Canada’s electronic […]
28.03.2019

Kobe port bounces back after typhoon

Japan’s third-largest container port is looking to regain momentum in cargo growth after the effects of typhoon Jebi hampered operations and volumes in the latter portion […]
27.03.2019

Indian shipper market ripe for single logistics view

Logistics technology is rapidly taking hold in India, whether digital forwarders like Cogoport and Shipwaves, or software aimed at enabling forwarders, like FreightBro and FreightCrate. Photo […]
27.03.2019

New truck exchanges offer hedge, but come with risk

Nodal Exchange is launching a trucking futures on Mar. 29, which allows investors to trade derivatives on seven lanes, including between Dallas (above) and Los Angeles. […]
27.03.2019

US truckload contract pricing falling

Truckload contract rates are heading down 5 percent after climbing 20 percent over the past two years, according to Chainalytics. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. MEMPHIS — US […]
27.03.2019

EU transport union: No plan to target ports

Labor protests that swept across Europe last week will culminate with a rally outside the European Commission headquarters Wednesday. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The European Transport Workers’ […]
27.03.2019

New HMM CEO targets customer focus for turnaround

HMM reported a full-year operating loss of $74 million in 2018, a 42 percent improvement over 2017. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Facing pressure from its top investor […]
26.03.2019

Internal collaboration tech gets Facebook lift

Logistics providers using Facebook’s collaborative communication system Workplace include XPO Logistics and Echo Global Logistics. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Shippers seeking to be better connected internally through […]
26.03.2019

Mexico shippers warn truck safety proposal will crimp capacity

Roughly 80 percent of freight in Mexico is moved via truck, and a ban on double trailers would immediately take capacity off the road. Photo credit: […]
26.03.2019

Truck shippers still wising up to post-ELD reality

For trucking companies, third-party logistics providers, and shippers alike, the lack of progress in this area after a year spent stressing the need for greater collaboration […]