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08.01.2019

Santos’s Asia service shake-up worries shippers

Once the Brazilian Carnival ends in early March, and if economic optimism rises on efforts by new president Jair Bolsonaro, a surge of volume will make […]
08.01.2019

Pressure on US domestic intermodal to up its game

If price is how intermodal separates itself from trucking, railroads should think hard about rates. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. In 2018, domestic US shippers turned to intermodal […]
08.01.2019

Asia-Europe trade set for sharp capacity cuts

Adjusting capacity to suit the ebbs and flows of the market isn’t a new strategy and is regularly employed across the industry. (Above: Antwerp port.) Photo […]
08.01.2019

2M first with Lunar New Year sailing cuts

The blank sailing announcements for Chinese New Year have begun with 2M canceling 19 sailings over Week 6-8. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The capacity management shippers have […]
04.01.2019

E-commerce spurs US courier hiring

The strength at couriers and messenger companies, which added 64,500 jobs last year, and warehousing, which added 52,500 jobs, in part reflects the surge in e-commerce […]