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07.04.2020

K+N takes regional approach to digital quoting in Asia

Kuehne + Nagel last year introduced a money-back guaranteed transit time product tethered to its global instant quoting platform. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Global forwarder Kuehne + […]
07.04.2020

Ag shippers urge Trump administration to intervene on detention, demurrage

The Port of Virginia (above) has additional space to provide cargo owners looking for storage during the coronavirus pandemic, but some cargo owners are cautious about […]
07.04.2020

Youredi expands connectivity options for DCSA track-and-trace standard

DCSA members have agreed to adopt the association Systems integration specialists continue to provide avenues for shippers and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) to access a new […]
07.04.2020

Chittagong storage fees waived as carriers levy reefer charges

Some 44,889 containers were at Chittagong’s port yard on Monday, almost 92 percent of its 49,018-container storage capacity. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Shippers using the Bangladeshi Port […]
07.04.2020

Carriers warn of supply chain chaos if cargo stacks up in ports

A series of issues, including store closures, lack of drivers, and a shortage of warehousing space, are forcing some shippers to leave their cargo uncollected at […]
07.04.2020

Oakland port’s maritime director to head Mobile

The Alabama State Port Authority will from June 1 be led by a veteran industry executive with experience at the Port of Oakland and several ocean […]
07.04.2020

Cargo risk tools get second look after early COVID-19 alerts

Even the most sophisticated risk monitoring system can’t account for all the potential disruptions to supply chains, so a key parallel capability for shippers to develop […]
07.04.2020

US trucking firms move to safeguard drivers, employees amid COVID-19

Large trucking firms say they are extending pay for sick drivers. Truckers want to know how they For many truck drivers, the day now starts with […]
06.04.2020

COVID-19 further complicates truck driver classification debate

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) adds another layer of complexity to the future of driver classification legislation in states such as California, New Jersey and New York. […]
06.04.2020

China-Europe air cargo rates hit new highs on medical demand

The passenger deck of a Swiss Airbus 340 passenger plane is loaded with protective medical supplies for a flight from China to Switzerland. Photo credit: Swiss […]