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06.03.2019

Shippers, truckers hit chassis roadblock in Memphis

TRAC and DCLI contend the interoperable pool isn’t the answer, at least not right now. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A coalition including shippers attempting to solve chassis […]
05.03.2019

ODFL keeps on trucking despite ‘seasonal challenges’

ODFL’s shipment volume increased 2.1 percent year over year in February, while revenue per day rose 7.5 percent. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. LONG BEACH, California — Softness […]
05.03.2019

CMA CGM: Overbooking a symptom of poor forecasting

Maersk Line estimates about 30 percent of container bookings never show up at the port for loading, according to AP Moller-Maersk CEO Soren Skou. Photo credit: […]
05.03.2019

US trucking market stuck in the ‘muddy middle’

Spot market truckload rates are down 10-12 percent from this time last year, but contract rates are up about 5 percent after a 14 percent jump […]
05.03.2019

Technology opens new BCO avenues for efficiency

Shippers have a critical role in the effort to find ways to keep it simple, saving money in the long run. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. LONG BEACH, […]
05.03.2019

Baltimore asks DOT to plug Howard Tunnel funding gap

The Port of Baltimore hopes a $466 project to raise the Howard Street CSX rail tunnel will help it to better compete for container imports to […]
05.03.2019

US exporters anticipate a ‘dismal’ 2019

US exporters of commodities are working to develop markets in North and Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Still dealing with the uncertainty […]
05.03.2019

Kia ramps up SUV exports in Brunswick

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) expects to handle roughly 3,000 Kia Telluride SUVs for export annually at Colonels Island Terminal in Brunswick. Photo credit: GPA. Kia’s […]
05.03.2019

SSA concession fuels Jacksonville port expansion, dredging

The Port of Jacksonville handled 879,934 TEU of loaded container cargo in 2018, a 6.8 percent increase from the previous year, according to PIERS, a sister […]
05.03.2019

Economist Behravesh: Odds of global recession low, but growing

IHS Markit Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh says the US economy has a strong foundation.Photo credit: Caught in the Moment Photography IHS Markit Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh […]