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18.01.2019

Investor Oaktree makes project cargo pivot to Watco

Industrial Terminals, on the Houston Ship Channel, is a privately held, dedicated project and heavy-lift terminal now owned by Watco Companies and partner Oaktree Capital Management. […]
18.01.2019

First-Ever Colombo International Logistics Conference, August 1 and 2, 2019

Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka. First-ever Colombo International Logistics Conference, August 1 and 2,  2019 Hidden gem of a logistics center and a megapolis in the […]
18.01.2019

US contract truckload rate forecasts slip

By the time the owner of Swift Transportation and Knight Transportation releases their earnings report Jan. 29, the state of the trucking market in the first […]
18.01.2019

LA-LB port set for another month of congestion

Container dwell times increased to 3.51 days in November, the latest month for which data is available, from 3.26 days in October and 2.89 days in […]
17.01.2019

Mixed shipper reaction to forwarder consolidation

The consolidation moves among large forwarders have drawn a mixed response from both smaller forwarders and their digital counterparts, while eliciting shrugs from shippers. Photo credit: […]
17.01.2019

MPV/HL outlook dims on slowing demand growth

The MPV/HL fleet changed little in size or tonnage during 2018, although a muted trend toward replacing older, smaller tonnage with larger, higher-lift-capacity tonnage continued, according […]
17.01.2019

Longer US shutdown equates to more cargo pain points

The US Customs and Border Protection headquarters shows little activity, due to the partial government shutdown. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. While the partial US government shutdown isn’t […]
17.01.2019

Shippers regaining US truckload contract leverage

Spot US truckload rates that surged last year have flattened out in early 2019, after rising mildly and spottily during and just after the holidays. Photo […]
16.01.2019

Equipment exchange will propel Mexican intermodal

AMTI said the proposed agreement will be similar to the framework outlined in the Uniform Intermodal Interchange and Facilities Access Agreement (UIIA) in the United States. […]
16.01.2019

More equipment just part of US chassis solution

There are ports on the US East Coast without enough chassis to handle the concentrated bursts of cargo on post-Panamax vessels in peak season. Photo credit: […]