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29.01.2019

Apathy hampers blockchain in shipping

New research shows blockchain technology has a way to go before convincing the majority of enterprises of its near-term value. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Beyond a tough […]
29.01.2019

New bridge to boost LA-LB port truck fluidity

The neighboring ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are addressing congestion problems that resulted from record cargo volumes. (Above: containers stacked at the Port of […]
28.01.2019

New direct rail service deepens JNPT’s reach

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has started handling import cargo booked under direct port delivery (DPD) services by intermodal rail (above). Photo credit: JOC Staff. Jawaharlal Nehru […]
28.01.2019

3PLs shift software focus to shipper management

This shift has really just begun, as 3PLs grapple with the idea of reorienting their systems toward a customer-centric approach. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. While third-party logistics […]
28.01.2019

CEVA Logistics rejects CMA CGM takeover bid

The board of CEVA said its company was worth at least 25 percent more than the offer made by CMA CGM, which owns 33 percent of […]
28.01.2019

Dual threats make 2019 pivotal for shipping

Even with US longshore labor disruption rapidly becoming a distant memory, with long-term contracts now in place covering all three coasts, and a wave of carrier […]
26.01.2019

Volume, holidays delay cargo at Manila

Truck shortages, warehouse closures, and too many empty boxes had exacerbated terminal and landside congestion. (Above: the port of Manila.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The Port of […]
26.01.2019

NY-NJ truckers plead for port ‘backlog’ relief

The Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers says fluidity would be improved at the Port of New York and New Jersey if the main marine terminals opened […]
25.01.2019

E-commerce forces sharper corporate focus to logistics

DHL Supply Chain began to note a shift in shipper thinking about logistics as e-commerce skyrocketed and US truck capacity tightened in 2018. The supply chain […]
25.01.2019

Congestion eases at UP’s Memphis ramp

The situation in Chicago persists, but TRAC Intermodal has been able to inject enough chassis to clear congestion in West Memphis. Photo credit: Hugh R. Morley. […]