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26.03.2019

River navigation hurdles stymie Russian OOG transport

River transport only accounts for 5 percent of all Russian freight movements, but that percentage jumps seasonally to 30-50 percent for out-of-gauge cargo. Photo credit: Glogos […]
26.03.2019

Maersk looks to Indian tech startups for innovation

Maersk’s website is one of the largest business-to-business platforms in the world, generating an average of $1.3 million per hour in revenue. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. As […]
26.03.2019

Tariff rush drives record LA-LB transloading

Although the 2018 imports and intermodal shipments were inflated somewhat due to the tariffs, the 10-year trend has been increased transloading of imports to domestic containers […]
26.03.2019

Flexport’s uniqueness rests in its pricing power

Fast-growing freight forwarder Flexport was able to eliminate 99 minutes of human labor per container moved in 2018, according to CEO Ryan Peterson. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
25.03.2019

Larger ship calls challenge Indian port productivity

APM Terminals’ Gateway Terminals India (GTI) handled a total of 7,179 container moves during the 64.6 hours at the APL New York was at berth, for […]
25.03.2019

Ensenada targets LA-LB cargo with expansion

An expansion at the only container terminal at Mexico Amid double-digit volume growth, the port of Ensenada, Mexico, is investing $100 million to expand its container […]
25.03.2019

Shippers eye Australia port strike for escalation

A planned strike at Brisbane follows strikes last week at all four of DP World’s Australian terminals in the ports of Fremantle, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane, […]
23.03.2019

LA terminal automation delays can’t change ILWU contract

APM Terminals plans to automate a portion of the Pier 400 facility at the Port of Los Angeles have been delayed for at least another 28 […]
22.03.2019

Failed Santos strike shows new resilience to labor

A 21-day strike by freelance workers from the OGMO longshore labor pool in Brazil Santos port operations are returning to normal after casual stevedores on Thursday […]
22.03.2019

Retail shippers raising supplier delivery standards

Suppliers to stores such as Dollar General can arrange their own transportation or outsource back to the retailer, which uses Werner Enterprises, among others, to haul […]