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10.01.2020

Outlook for intermodal largely uninspiring after poor 2019

Intermodal volume may rise in 2020 by a small amount, but there are larger structural concerns about how much growth is on tap in the near […]
10.01.2020

US-China trade deal improves Asia outlook … somewhat

Asian exports to North America are expected to expand 4.3 percent in 2020, while imports from North America are projected to grow 2.8 percent, according to […]
10.01.2020

Trimble, Kuebix plan TMS uniting truckers, shippers

Trimble customers already manage 1.3 million North American trucks, the company says. The acquisition of Kuebix gives it 21,000 shippers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Global technology firm […]
10.01.2020

Forwarders leaving shipper-owned container opportunities on the table: survey

  Container xChange posed as two different shippers to gauge the willingness and capability of forwarders to offer shipper-owned containers as an option. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
09.01.2020

SM Line gives Portland a container comeback opening

As a river port with a limited local market, Portland must be strategic in the services it targets. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The start of container service […]
09.01.2020

NJ’s classification bill dead, for now, but will return: senator

Owner-operator truckers in the Port of New York and New Jersey are concerned that a bill in the legislature would force them to become employees rather […]
09.01.2020

DAT brings $68 billion in data to rate forecasting

Truck pricing forecasts are expected to reshape shipper-carrier contract negotiations. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. DAT Solutions is using predictive analytics technology to sift through more than $68 […]
09.01.2020

TradeLens members seek approval to exchange US blockchain data

TradeLens is seeking authority from federal regulators to discuss data sharing and product development among its container line members, which could go into effect as soon […]
08.01.2020

Trucker classification effort ripe for national expansion

  Cargo owners will eventually see their rates rise as a result of classification legislation, but trucking veterans and shippers say the impact will be manageable […]
08.01.2020

New era dawns for Universal Postal Union

The United States has been granted permission to set its own inbound postage rates and still remain within the Universal Postal Union. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Most […]