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01.06.2020

DAT buys shipper consortium, $50 billion in pricing data

DAT DAT Solutions, the largest freight-matching load board operator in the US truckload spot market, is expanding its data analysis business and the services it offers […]
01.06.2020

Joe Yeninas, former JOC art director, dies

Joe Yeninas joined JOC after a 16-year stint as a cartoonist and illustrator at the Associated Press. Photo credit: Courtesy of the Yeninas family. Joseph J. […]
01.06.2020

Uncharted Episode 3- Coming June 3

This week’s JOC Uncharted is available starting June 3 at 11:00AM Eastern and features a One-On-One with Jeremy Nixon, CEO of Ocean Network Express and an […]
01.06.2020

Top US Shippers: Exports of paper, forest products plunge

US exports of containerized wastepaper and forest products tumbled 17.9 percent in 2019, driven by a 32.7 percent year-over-year drop in shipments to China. Photo credit: […]
30.05.2020

Asia-West Coast container FEU spot rates clear $2,000

NVOs are divided as to whether the current import volumes will be sustained or will drop off this summer. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Spot container freight rates […]
30.05.2020

US truck dwell times declining, but detention still a problem

  Technology will play a bigger role in helping carriers, shippers reduce truck dwell time and detention charges. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Truck driver detention times that […]
29.05.2020

Capacity cuts keep Asia–Europe spot rates aloft

Rates on the Asia-Europe and Med trades have remained above last year’s levels since January. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Spot rates on trades from China to Europe […]
29.05.2020

Slow recovery ahead for intra-Asia volumes amid COVID-19 challenges

The World Bank has forecast Asian exports could fall between 13.5 percent and 36.2 percent this year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Intra-Asia container volumes are set to […]
29.05.2020

Top US Shippers: Resin exports expected to slide after strong 2019

US exports of plastic resins are expected to fall as much as 9 percent in 2020 after surging 29 percent in 2019. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. (The […]
29.05.2020

Savannah’s ‘Mega Rail’ project nearly halfway done

A $218 million project to double the intermodal rail yard in Savannah The Georgia Ports Authority has essentially reached the halfway mark in a $218 million […]