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22.05.2020

Future of air cargo industry unclear as recovery begins

Large numbers of passenger aircraft flying only cargo are supplementing the freighter capacity and slowly easing severe space constraints. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The disruption caused by […]
22.05.2020

Top US Shippers: Ag exporters weathering COVID-19 disruptions

US containerized agricultural exports grew 6.7 percent year over year in 2019, as a 4.5 percent drop in China-bound volume was offset by increases in shipments […]
22.05.2020

US truckload market to flip in Q1 2021: Coyote Logistics

Coyote Logistics says trucking is waiting for a “bounce back” from the bottom hit by the economy in April. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Although US economic activity […]
22.05.2020

NY-NJ port seeks aid amid COVID-19 volume decline

NYSA, the ILA, port employers, and other groups began in March to share COVID-19 information and coordinate a strategy, amid varying government orders across two states. […]
22.05.2020

COVID-19 capex crunch threatens project logistics sector

A storm gathers over an oil and gas platform in the Gulf of Thailand. Credit: Shutterstock Project owners working at the upstream end — exploration and […]
21.05.2020

Domestic intermodal slides to weakest month since 2012

With domestic intermodal volume at one of the weakest points since the Great Recession of 2008-2009, intermodal marketing companies are worried about railroads taking the position […]
21.05.2020

US agriculture exporters, chassis lessors clash

Equipment providers maintain that a market-based regime in which the asset providers maintain operational control of the chassis is the most efficient model. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
21.05.2020

Container lines learning from crises past: CEOs

An order book that is just 10 percent of the global fleet has left carriers in a better position to handle the weak demand brought on […]
21.05.2020

Top US Shippers: ‘Safe harbor’ tax credit boosts 2019 US solar imports

US imports of solar cells surged 129 percent to 165,366 TEU in 2019 as project developers rushed to beat a Dec. 31 tax credit deadline. Photo […]
21.05.2020

Large US truckload carriers cut capacity again in Q1

Large truckload carriers tracked by the JOC.com index cut capacity 4 percent year over year in the first quarter. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Large US truckload carriers […]