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14.02.2019

Large US truckload carriers ‘rebalance’ their business

“Our large shippers expect to see things take off” as the quarter enters its latter half, in late February and March, said CFI CEO Greg Orr. […]
14.02.2019

Montreal port restoring rail fluidity as volume surges

Average dwell times at the port of Montreal increased from 4–4.5 days at the end of 2018 to 6 days in January. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The […]
14.02.2019

Flower shipments bloom for Miami port ahead of Valentine’s Day

Miami has been home to US flower imports since the 1990s, but what was once transported on a plane is being moved via ocean containers much […]
14.02.2019

CMA CGM: No special forwarding favors for CEVA

CMA CGM holds 33 percent of CEVA and is making a public share offer as part of a new, jointly developed strategic plan. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
13.02.2019

Slim MPV/HL orderbook reveals suffering industry

Newbuild multipurpose and heavy lift vessels will likely replace older, smaller ships with lifting capacity of 100 metric tons or less. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The newbuilding […]
13.02.2019

Ukraine ports eye larger share of Asia cargo

Port of Odessa, Ukraine’s busiest gateway by far, handles more than 70 percent of all containerized cargo to and from the country. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Seaports […]
13.02.2019

NEMF bankruptcy reveals LTL sinkholes

New England Motor Freight will be delivered in ‘orderly’ liquidation blamed on loss of key accounts, driver shortage, ‘onerous’ union contract. Photo Credit: JOC Images Like […]
13.02.2019

Maersk fuels India’s inland waterway container push

The MV Rabindranath Tagore carried 16 TEU of empty containers from Varanasi to Kolkata. Photo credit: Maersk Line (India) Inland waterway container services are gaining ground […]
12.02.2019

KCSM reopens rail lines at Lazaro Cardenas

Rail lines operated by Kansas City Southern into the Mexican port of Lazaro Cardenas (pictured) have been reopened after protesters lifted a blockade of the lines; […]
12.02.2019

US matchback potential abounds amid new carrier fees

More than 90 percent of drayage operators indicated they have a customer base dense enough to support street turning. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Even as some carriers […]