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20.03.2019

Mexico shippers protect against rising theft

The number of cargo robberies in Mexico increased 17 percent in 2018, following a 49 percent increase the previous year, according to Sensitech. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
20.03.2019

Changing package, freight mix rattles FedEx Express

FedEx increased total revenue 3 percent to $17 billion in its third fiscal quarter, which ended Feb. 28. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A rapidly changing e-commerce market […]
20.03.2019

New air cargo reality requires new congestion solutions

Rocketing e-commerce growth is pushing major US air cargo hub to their limits, and it’s going to take more than terminal investment to better handle a […]
20.03.2019

India-Afghanistan corridor opens via Chabahar

The first shipment from Afghanistan to India via port Chabahar in Iran — 440 tons of talc and 130 tons of mung beans — arrived at […]
20.03.2019

Block exemption debate intensifies as EC readies ruling

The European Commission is expected to make a final ruling on whether to renew the liner shipping consortia block exemption regulation by mid-year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
20.03.2019

Data standards an accelerator for tech adoption

Kontainers CTO Charles Lee told JOC.com that with an “ontology” that shippers, carriers, and 3PLs could agree on, technology providers will be forced to «solve the […]
19.03.2019

Historic Omaha floods wrack supply chains

As of Monday, the Nebraska DOT had determined 11 flood-damaged bridges would need to be replaced, and more than 200 miles of roadway repaired, according to […]
19.03.2019

Declining volumes undercut US truckload rates

Covenant Transportation Group lowered its earnings guidance for the first quarter, telling investors the trucking market isn’t as good as the company anticipated in 2019. Photo […]
19.03.2019

US port ‘champion’ Cernak dies at 63

Steven M. Cernak served as CEO of the ports of Galveston and Everglades, helping the latter to become the second largest port in Florida. Photo credit: […]
19.03.2019

Flood of empty container returns delays LA-LB recovery

“The empty returns are a major problem. I believe the biggest problem at the ports right now is those empties,” Ed DeNike, president of SSA Containers, […]