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18.03.2019

Australian dockworkers to strike at DP World terminals

DP World Australia is the country’s largest terminal operator, handling roughly 3 million TEU annually. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Australian shippers are raising concerns over a planned […]
18.03.2019

APM readies NY-NJ appointment system

The Port of New York and New Jersey handled 5.01 million loaded TEU in 2018, a 6.5 percent year-over-year increase. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. APM Terminals in […]
18.03.2019

BlackBerry sensor aimed at asset-based LSPs

BlackBerry The number of asset-based tracking options available to logistics service providers (LSPs) continues to grow as the hardware becomes more durable, battery life improves, and […]
16.03.2019

Falling US imports spell more trans-Pacific blankings

US imports from Asia fell just under 1 percent year over year to 2.73 million TEU in January-February, according to PIERS, a JOC.com sister product within […]
16.03.2019

ILA president seeks third term

Harold Daggett   Harold Daggett, who last year led the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) in negotiating a new labor contract that bans fully automated terminals on […]
16.03.2019

UP’s ingate embargo underscores Chicago woes

Union Pacific is running short on well cars in Chicago to carry double-stack containers, so trucks are prohibited from bringing in boxes through Sunday. Photo credit: […]
15.03.2019

MSC wants full control to turn around Gioia Tauro

Medcenter Container Terminal in the Italian port of Gioia Tauro has an annual capacity of 4.2 million TEU, but the port has struggled to arrest declining […]
15.03.2019

US private intermodal outperforming rail-owned units

Domestic container loadings grew 4.9 percent in 2018, according to data from the Intermodal Association of North America’s (IANA) ETSO system. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. In recent […]
14.03.2019

CSX rolling out truck reservation system

Truckers in Chicago are unhappy about a new reservation system implemented by CSX because they say it takes days to get a slot. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
14.03.2019

Pay hikes cut US driver turnover at big truck fleets

Driver turnover at large truckload carriers fell from 87 percent in the third quarter of 2018 to 78 percent in the fourth quarter, according to the […]