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01.03.2019

Forwarders skeptical of congestion mitigation plans at JFK, Logan

After losing 20 percent of its air cargo volume over the last decade due to a lack of infrastructure on and off the airport, JFK will […]
01.03.2019

Collaboration urged to ease O’Hare cargo delays

Forwarding, brokerage, trucking and ground-handling community advised to findcommon ground to ease congestion.Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Chicago’s O’Hare Airport moves $200 billion in air shipments through the […]
01.03.2019

APM: Fluidity near normal at NY-NJ terminal

The arrival of new container moving equipment at APM Terminals and the removal of boxes by barge and truck before putting them on trucks have helped […]
01.03.2019

Trans-Pacific reliability tumbles ahead of contract talks

BCOs and NVOs want more clarity from ocean carriers, but carriers indicate a final pricing decision may not occur until a month before the Jan. 1, […]
28.02.2019

Port of Virginia expansion highlights growing reefer competition

Thirteen new stacks are now in use in Virginia International Gateway (above) as the port also gets clearance to import and export more refrigerated goods through […]
28.02.2019

Trucker strife rears its head again in Brazil

Backing down from a full-fledged blockage into the port of Santos, truckers created a slow-moving convoy causing traffic jams. Photo: Shutterstock.com Brazil’s new administration is treading […]
28.02.2019

Rising costs have BCOs weighing haulage options

  BCOs say merchant haulage is generally more predictable, but rates are much higher than under a carrier haulage model. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. As beneficial cargo […]
28.02.2019

Tech providers pulling back the curtain on drayage data

A raft of new and established technology providers are looking to shine a light on the «black hole» of drayage data. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Shippers have […]
27.02.2019

Low-sulfur rule top threat to container shipping

The International Maritime Organization’s 2020 low-sulfur fuel rule requires carriers to use bunker fuel with a sulfur content of no more than 0.5 percent, down from […]
27.02.2019

APL offers rapid rail delivery amid West Coast bottlenecks

Transit times on APL’s new EXX rail service will be at least four days shorter than conventional intermodal services. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. APL in mid-March will […]