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07.02.2019

Logistics SaaS encroaching on NVO space

Logistics software provider Shippabo has begun offering fixed-rate contract and allocation services to customers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Lines are blurring between pure logistics software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers […]
07.02.2019

Competition has NWSA ports eyeing $300 million expansion

Seattle plans to lease the vacant Terminal 5 to SSA Marine/PIL Group, launching the NWSA harbor redevelopment program to consolidate older, smaller terminals into fewer, larger […]
07.02.2019

Do BCOs have incentive to speak up on chassis?

Chassis shortages can cause quite a hassle for cargo owners, but building a business case to upend the status quo isn The supply chain disruption in […]
06.02.2019

Difficult solutions to US chassis chaos emerge

Chassis shortages are a chronic issue plaguing cargo owners every year. There are solutions but each come with their own drawbacks. (Above: Chassis at the Port […]
06.02.2019

US shippers pressed to collaborate as capacity eases

Spot truckload rates may be falling — for now — but contract truckload and less-than-truckload pricing are still rising, albeit more moderately than a year ago. […]
06.02.2019

HMM call turns up volume at PSA’s JNPT terminal

Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals opened in February 2018 with an initial capacity of 2.4 million TEU annually. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The addition of a weekly intra-Asia […]
06.02.2019

VC funding fuels freight visibility arms race

Chicago-based FourKites landed $50 million in its latest funding round. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Venture capital dollars keep pouring into technology startups focused on shipper freight visibility, […]
06.02.2019

Savannah expanding mega-ship handling ability

The announcement, made Tuesday at the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, comes amid increased carrier interest in Savannah’s plan to expand its intermodal capacity to enable goods […]
06.02.2019

Challenges to US urban supply chains mount

The need to base operations closer to major urban areas is complicating planning and operations for US trucking companies. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. “Relentless competition” and widespread […]
05.02.2019

Kia taps Georgia for new SUV supply chain

The Kia Telluride is a hybrid, three-row sport utility vehicle that will be produced in Georgia. Photo credit: Georgia Ports Authority/Stephen B. Morton. The Georgia Ports […]