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31.03.2020

Retailers, suppliers need to ease supply chain pain together: apparel group

More than $2 billion in orders for apparel and textiles from Bangladeshi factories was canceled in the past week alone, as retail stores remain closed across […]
31.03.2020

Major forwarder buy-in helps Slync.io land $11 million funding

Process automation technology can be a standalone capability, but Slync’s Chris Kirchner believes that in logistics it has to be a feature in a larger offering. […]
30.03.2020

Forager broadens cross-border ambitions with VC funding

Freight technology providers have sprung up to cater to the underserved US-Mexico cross-border trade in recent years, with more growth expected. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. One of […]
30.03.2020

More free time fails to accelerate Indian cargo clearance pace

JNPT’s own terminal has had the lowest gate-out numbers out of five terminals in the harbor in recent days. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Terminal stakeholders in India […]
30.03.2020

COVID-19 distorting transport logistics for project forwarders

Despite the upheavals to normal project supply chains caused by COVID-19, project forwarders are finding workarounds to keep project cargo moving. Photo credit: Port Houston. Working […]
30.03.2020

New CFO to join Wallenius Wilhelmsen group

Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s ro-ro ship Titus at anchor in the port of Bremerhaven, Germany. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Torbjørn Wist will join the Wallenius Wilhelmsen group as CFO […]
30.03.2020

New round of Asia-Europe capacity cuts as demand falls

The 2M Alliance will withdraw 21 percent of its capacity from Asia-North Europe and 22 percent from Asia-Med routes from early April to mid-June. Photo credit: […]
30.03.2020

Breakbulk shippers increasing ISPM 15 ‘self-mitigation’ measures

A lack of transparency remains a major impediment to compliance with ISPM 15, rules meant to prevent the introduction of invasive and destructive pests like the […]
28.03.2020

Market uncertainty lifts US trucking instant quotes by double-digits

Digital brokers are navigating a topsy-turvy freight market, which makes it very difficult to anticipate how much it will cost to purchase a truck in two […]
28.03.2020

Rally of US agricultural exports to China on shaky ground

The combination of a strengthening dollar and the possible collapse of economies overseas due to COVID-19 could reduce demand for US exports. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com US […]