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25.05.2022

US import inventory glut inevitable, but not here yet

Unlike smaller importers, Walmart and Target have wielded their economic scale during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure their shelves were stocked and e-commerce orders could be […]
25.05.2022

Dray tech provider acquires GPS tracking maker

Drayage transportation management has become a competitive market for solutions providers seeking to provide short-haul carriers with tools to make their businesses more efficient. Photo credit: […]
25.05.2022

NS chassis shortage affecting Pennsylvania shippers

Norfolk Southern Railway is bringing in 3,500 chassis this year, with the next round of chassis being delivered going directly into Pennsylvania. Photo credit: Jim Hsu/Flickr. […]
25.05.2022

Maersk says green methanol shift would double fuel costs

Maersk, which consumes 12 million tonnes of bunker fuel a year, wants 25 percent of its ocean volume using green fuel by 2030. Photo credit: Maersk […]
25.05.2022

Jacksonville looks to raise power lines that limit ship sizes

Jacksonville’s two main marine terminals are undertaking steps to handle larger vessels following dredging of the main ship channel. Photo credit: Jaxport After dredging its main […]
25.05.2022

Jaxport looks to raise power lines after dredging for post-Panamax ships

Jacksonville’s two main marine terminals are undertaking steps to handle larger vessels following dredging of the main ship channel. Photo credit: Jaxport After dredging its main […]
24.05.2022

US truck inspection blitz boosts spot rates on capacity drop

DAT’s national average dry-van spot rate rose 2.5 percent last week, excluding fuel surcharges, after available truck capacity temporarily dropped 16.3 percent. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US […]
24.05.2022

NS crane repairs to address spotty service in Jacksonville

Service into Norfolk Southern Railway’s Jacksonville terminal has been spotty since January 2021 due to a combination of issues related to space, chassis, late-arriving trains, and […]
24.05.2022

Nowports brings logistics technology ‘unicorn’ brigade to Latin American market

SoftBank has been a major supporter of early-stage forwarders in North America and Europe through its previous investments in Flexport and Forto. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Latin […]
24.05.2022

Top US Shippers: Congestion, equipment shortages stifle resin export rebound

US petrochemical production has largely recovered from last year’s deep freeze in Texas, but shippers are having trouble reaching overseas markets. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Despite increasing […]