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10.12.2019

APM Terminals chief: Port data sharing must advance

The Port of Los Angeles has struggled to overcome the skepticism of some stakeholders who are wary of giving data to help the port portal under […]
10.12.2019

Schenker turns to startup for liner schedule data

DB Schenker is one of a number of global 3PLs to offer digital quoting and booking in select trades, as container lines and forwarders provide shippers […]
10.12.2019

Airlines losing safety net as forwarders slash contract volumes

Observers agree it will be well into 2020 before any improvement is seen in the air cargo sector. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Forwarders are slashing their block […]
10.12.2019

Carrier demand boosts low-sulfur fuel price in key ports

There is fast growing demand for low-sulfur bunkers at Europe’s busiest port. Photo credit: Port of Rotterdam. The average price of low-sulfur fuel oil has risen […]
10.12.2019

India’s private ports begin to feel pinch from trade headwinds

Volumes handled by India’s Krishnapatnam Port fell to 42,932 TEU last month, down about 10 percent from October. Photo credit: Krishnapatnam Port. Indian ports have thus […]
10.12.2019

SAP to integrate project44 road visibility in North America, Europe

The integration will give Chicago-based visibility and API-focused technology provider project44 access to SAP’s global base of TMS users. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Enterprise software provider SAP […]
10.12.2019

FMC at full strength after new commissioner takes seat

FMC chairman Michael Khouri administers the oath of office to Carl W. Bentzel, Monday. Photo credit: FMC. The five-member Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is at full […]
10.12.2019

Limited shipper impact foreseen from Celadon bankruptcy

  Celadon’s shutdown affected about 2,500 drivers — most of whom will be in high demand at other carriers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Celadon Group’s closure Monday may […]
09.12.2019

J.B. Hunt, JDA latest to join broker-TMS integration trend

Transportation management systems like JDA’s are aimed at shippers and thus bring a freight broker an in-built source of demand to their digital freight marketplaces. Photo […]
09.12.2019

November imports pop on fresh tariff front-loading: retailers

Although November imports were up, the National Retail Federation expects December volumes will drop, in part due to new tariffs taking effect in mid-December. Photo credit: […]