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07.03.2019

3PLs: Adversarial posture in trucking helps no one

Truckload spot rates have fallen about 10-12 percent in the past year, but contract rates climbed 6 percent during the same time frame, according to a […]
07.03.2019

Hapag-Lloyd CEO: Low-sulfur BAF simple, transparent

Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen tells the TPM 2019 Conference the more expensive low-sulfur fuel required to comply with the IMO 2020 mandate will add about […]
07.03.2019

Maersk CEO charts course toward integrated offering

AP Moller-Maersk CEO Soren Skou tells the TPM 2019 Conference to expect more consolidation among container carriers, especially if they are unable to pass low-sulfur fuel […]
07.03.2019

New model for maritime shipping emerging

From modest 500-TEU ships to the newest 22,000-plus-TEU behemoths, the scale of containerized shipping has changed dramatically in the last 60 years. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The […]
07.03.2019

New and familiar risks confront cold chain

Despite risks from ongoing fluctuations in US trade policy and the IMO 2020 low-sulfur fuel mandate, better collaboration and customer service have resulted in measurable improvements […]
06.03.2019

Carriers broaden India port coverage

Domestic transshipment volume jumped 15.5 percent to 93,646 TEU in January, the highest monthly total since the abolition of cabotage restrictions, according to Container Shipping Lines’ […]
06.03.2019

Dhaka ICD triples empty container storage fees

The Dhaka ICD has a total storage capacity of nearly 4,000 TEU, but more than a third of that capacity is currently being taken up by […]
06.03.2019

BCOs: Schedule reliability more important than ever

Ocean carrier on-time performance in the eastbound trans-Pacific trade fell below 40 percent in January, according to data from CargoSmart and SeaIntelligence Consulting. Photo credit: Caught […]
06.03.2019

More than cost drives shipper haulage strategies

Amazon-era demands for speed are multiplying, causing shippers to reevaluate haulage models. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. LONG BEACH, California — Time, as much as rising drayage costs, […]
06.03.2019

Santos operator builds container barricade as strike intensifies

Terminal operators at Santos, Brazil’s busiest container port, have built a wall out of empty containers in an effort to keep striking dockworkers from invading vessels. […]