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03.03.2020

Evergreen, Kontainers inject more momentum into online freight rates

Evergreen eventually plans to connect its quoting and booking platform to ancillary trade services such as freight financing, insurance, customs brokerage, trucking, and warehousing. Photo credit: […]
03.03.2020

LA-LB work shift cancellations hamper container returns

The empty container backlog is a growing issue in LA-LB. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Terminal operators at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are canceling […]
03.03.2020

CRST adds last-mile delivery to US truckload services

CRST acquired NAL Group, giving it direct access to consumer-driven last-mile logistics. Photo credit: Ari Ashe. Trucking provider CRST International is adding final-mile delivery to its […]
02.03.2020

Coronavirus inventory shock looms for US, European plants

Finely tuned automotive assembly lines are particularly vulnerable to the supply chain disruption being caused by the coronavirus, and delays in delivery of components because of […]
02.03.2020

NY-NJ expects Q1 cargo drop after dozen blank sailings

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey expects cargo volumes to decline in February and March due to the impact of the coronavirus on […]
02.03.2020

Container gateways evolving from cargo ports to data portals

Data portal projects are already well under way at the ports of Antwerp, Rotterdam, Los Angeles, New York-New Jersey, and Baltimore. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The role […]
02.03.2020

FlexiVan-AIM merger betting on ‘smart’ chassis adoption

Since its founding in 2016, technology-driven American Intermodal Management, LLC (AIM) has introduced approximately 20,000 new GPS-connected chassis to the US market. Photo credit: AIM. Whether […]
02.03.2020

Systems integrator to link shippers, forwarders to DCSA track-and-trace standard

Chain.io will create application programming interfaces designed to feed into the existing transportation management systems of shippers and forwarders using the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) […]
29.02.2020

Montreal, Halifax ports returning to normal following blockades

Canadian National Railway service into the ports of Montreal and Halifax is getting closer to normal. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. With Canadian National Railways service restored on […]
29.02.2020

Blank sailings holding up spot rates in eastbound trans-Pacific

Container volumes in the eastbound trans-Pacific are expected to be lower year over year, at least through the first quarter. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Spot freight rates […]