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05.03.2019

Trans-Pacific container supply-demand balance improving

Total eastbound trans-Pacific eastbound trade is expected to grow 3.9 percent year over year in 2019. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. LONG BEACH, California — Carriers are showing […]
05.03.2019

IMO mandate could weigh on US election

President Trump will want to ensure voters in northern tier states don’t see heating oil and diesel prices skyrocket before the 2020 election as a result […]
04.03.2019

Tech firms combating US airport congestion

Despite the seemingly endless stream of venture capital investment into new supply chain software, only two companies are offering automated solutions for the truck congestion and […]
04.03.2019

New gang system at NY-NJ aims to boost productivity

  The International Longshoremen’s Association has pledged to bring terminal productivity up to at least 30 crane moves per hour. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Squeezed by rising […]
03.03.2019

Record revenue emboldens CMA CGM’s transformation

CMA CGM reported record revenue in 2018 and has improved its profitability. Photo credit: Shutterstock After record revenue on market-beating volume growth and improving profitability despite […]
02.03.2019

US regulators increasing scrutiny of transport workers

The DOT OIG’s audit of FMCSA medical certification procedures and examiners is one example of how federal regulators are cracking down on truck and bus drivers […]
01.03.2019

Post-New Year spot rate slide steeper than last year

Spot container rates from Shanghai to the US West Coast have fallen 22.3 percent since Feb. 5, the beginning of the Lunar New Year holiday in […]
01.03.2019

India’s reworked port tariff rule fails to ease investor worries

Cargo volume at DP World Lawmakers in India have drawn up a new port tariff policy in an effort to address competition concerns for older terminal […]
01.03.2019

Freelance Santos stevedores strike over looming job losses

Brazil’s busiest gateway for containerized cargo, the port of Santos, handled 4.3 million TEU in 2018. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Shippers in the key South American port […]
01.03.2019

Stakeholders: NY-NJ fluidity shows ability to handle future volumes

Cargo through the Port of New York and New Jersey increased by 6.4 percent in 2018 and is expected to increase by more than 3 percent […]