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19.04.2022

Carriers using digital tools to broaden shipper reach: Freightos

Container lines are almost three times more likely to expose digital rates through their own websites rather than third-party marketplaces as they seek to keep customers […]
19.04.2022

Front-loaded imports signal LA-LB congestion relapse

Los Angeles-Long Beach terminal operators say already full warehouses will again become the primary bottlenecks if volumes spike. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The ports of Los Angeles […]
19.04.2022

Long Beach gets federal approval for Pier B rail project

Michael Angell, Associate Editor | Apr 18, 2022 5:31PM EDT The Pier B rail project in Long Beach could see its first phase completed by 2025. […]
18.04.2022

Industrial demand gassing up US LTL market

LTL carriers such as XPO, which is opening new terminals in California and Georgia, expect to benefit from increased US manufacturing demand. Photo credit: Ari Ashe/JOC.com. […]
18.04.2022

ILA claims price fixing for berth slots at Savannah, Charleston

The ILA claims three terminal operators control the US Southeast port market by jointly setting berthing rates. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) has […]
18.04.2022

Shanghai blank sailings could increase on protracted COVID-19 lockdown: analyst

Shippers should prepare for an increase in blank sailings in the coming weeks should the Shanghai lockdown continue, says Alan Murphy of Sea-Intelligence Maritime Analysis. Photo […]
15.04.2022

STB approves CSX acquisition of Pan Am Railways

A key part of the STB’s approval was CSX’s pledge of $100 million in improvements to the Pan Am rail network. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. CSX Transportation […]
15.04.2022

NS alters free time, storage policies to speed cargo flow

Norfolk Southern wants containers to move quickly in and out of terminals as part of a larger strategy to improve overall service, which it acknowledges has […]
15.04.2022

LA-LB shipper frustration with IPI raises profile of UP-Valor partnership

With 90 percent of the container flow from the West Coast to the inland port at Salt Lake City now moving by truck, the inland port […]
15.04.2022

Carriers see progress in US empties sweeps, but issues remain

An ocean carrier executive said that off-dock storage of empties wasn’t ideal, but they were left with no choice. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Ocean carriers say they […]