US importers take to the air to beat East Coast port congestion

Air freight rates have remained elevated on trans-Atlantic routes where demand is high and capacity remains tight. Photo credit: Trans-Atlantic westbound air freight volume increased […]

Tive turns demand for sensor-based tracking into cash infusion

Around two-thirds of Tive’s customers are shippers, while the company also partners with data-based visibility platforms to supply them with its sensor-based tracking information. Photo credit: […]

BNSF struggling to deliver ocean boxes from Los Angeles to Chicago

With a rise in volume from Los Angeles, BNSF is running low on wheels on chassis racks (yellow racks on left) in Chicago and drivers are […]

CN to provide intermodal service at new Montreal port terminal

 The planned Contrecoeur container terminal would double the Port of Montreal’s annual capacity in its first phase. Photo credit: Montreal Port Authority. The Montreal Port Authority […]

China’s trucking sector faces mounting disruption from COVID-19 surge

Some ocean freight is being diverted to Ningbo port (above) due to reduced trucking capacity in Shanghai. Photo credit: Trucking operations in key coastal cities […]

UP reduces container surcharges in Oakland, Seattle

Shippers were paying as much as $3,000 per container in Oakland-Lathrop and $2,500 in Seattle-Tacoma last month, but fees will drop to $500 for small shippers […]

Sharp drop in February container volumes draws mixed analysis

Demand in the US remains strong through February, but weakness in other markets and port bottlenecks on the key trade lanes appears to be dragging down […]

CMA CGM takes over formerly Russian-held Gefco

European automotive logistics provider Gefco will be integrated into CEVA Logistics once its acquisition by CMA CGM has been completed. Photo credit: CMA CGM on […]

Port freight shift primes Gulf Coast spot truck rates

Spot truckload rates out of Houston are rising as more imports pour into the Gulf Coast port. Photo credit: The shift of international containerized freight […]

Upgrade in US imports weighs on congested ports: retailers

US imports from China are expected to rebound after factories in Shanghai that were shut down during the recent COVID-19 outbreak reopen. Photo credit: US […]