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06.04.2022

ONE turns to Google to accelerate customer service innovation

ONE has also been working with outsourced services provider WNS to build bots to automate internal functions on its path toward automation. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Container […]
05.04.2022

UAE ports battling for market share amid increased investment

Combined container volumes at the ports of Jebel Ali and Khalifa (pictured) reached 17.1 million TEU in 2021, a 0.3 percent net increase from 2015. Photo […]
05.04.2022

Maersk, GCT settle suit over New York terminal berthing deal

GCT New York’s available berth capacity has been soaked up by new vessel services. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Maersk and terminal operator GCT New York have settled […]
05.04.2022

Shanghai lockdowns spur blank sailings from carriers

The lockdowns in Shanghai have crippled manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, and haulage services even as Shanghai’s two main terminals, Yangshan and Waigaoqiao, remain open. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
05.04.2022

European trades hit by volatile spot, contract rate activity

Schedule reliability from Asia-North Europe carriers continues to hit record monthly lows. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Persistent congestion at origin and destination ports, COVID-19 lockdowns in China, […]
05.04.2022

Container incentives extended for Philadelphia port

Michael Angell, Associate Editor | Apr 04, 2022 5:26PM EDT The Port of Philadelphia is also receiving $246 million from the state for its expansion efforts. […]
05.04.2022

Freight marketplace Emerge chases ambitious growth

Emerge founder Andrew Leto, who previously founded freight broker GlobalTranz, said large shippers are more frequently bidding owing to market volatility. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A move […]
04.04.2022

Panama Canal looks to implement tolls for empty containers

The Panama Canal Authority is looking to the tolls to fund a series of reservoirs that would keep the canal supplied with fresh water. Photo credit: […]
04.04.2022

JOC Rankings: Elevated rates, disruption drove record forwarder revenues in 2021

Combined revenue at the JOC Top 50 Global 3PLs rose 38.6 percent to a record $529.4 billion in 2021. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. While much of the […]
01.04.2022

New fee to support zero-emission drayage fleet at LA-LB

With trans-Pacific spot rates over $8,000 per FEU, the additional $10 per TEU clean truck fee is not expected to cause any short-term diversion of cargo […]