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26.02.2019

Open software development gives BCOs more control

JDA Software is opening up development to outside parties, giving shippers more of a voice in design. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A recent decision by JDA Software […]
26.02.2019

US Bank, p44 mesh payment with LTL visibility

US Bank Freight Payment allows shippers to audit and pay their bills, while project44 provides shipment visibility and multimodal APIs related to transit times, rates, and […]
25.02.2019

Volume gains offset weaker rates for Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd carried 11.9 million TEU in 2018, a 21 percent gain from the previous year. Photo credit: Hapag-Lloyd. Hapag-Lloyd reported a stronger operating result for 2018 […]
25.02.2019

NVOs to capitalize on trans-Pacific peak season frustration

NVOCCs carried 14.3 percent more cargo in 2018 than in the previous year and increased their market share in the eastbound trans-Pacific trade from 43 percent […]
25.02.2019

Rotterdam, Antwerp barge delays signal surcharges ahead

Inland barge transport is a crucial part of services offered by the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp, but increasing volume and fierce competition among barge operators […]
25.02.2019

Can Amazon’s NVO lure large BCO volumes?

  BCOs who spoke with JOC.com were intrigued by the potential innovation Amazon could bring to the NVO market but also wary of potential issues with […]
22.02.2019

Climbing US truck registrations bolster capacity

Class 8 truck orders slipped from 52,377 in August to 21,079 in December, according to FTR Transportation Intelligence. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The number of new trucks […]
22.02.2019

LA terminal automation delayed, but not derailed

The 12 container terminals that make up the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex handled total of 17.5 million loaded and empty TEU in 2018. Shutterstock.com. The […]
22.02.2019

Reefer sales provide clues to cold chain health

The refrigerated equipment industry produced 142,000 reefer units in 2018, about half of which were purchased directly by shipping lines. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Demand for new […]
22.02.2019

Amazon’s full impact on container shipping emerging

The e-commerce behemoth is already exerting greater control over its internal supply chain, but if Amazon were to build out and market logistics as a distinct […]