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01.04.2020

Blanked April sailings soar as carriers prep for sharp demand drop

A significant number of sailings on the main east-west trades will be cut by the carriers through the second quarter as demand from locked down economies […]
31.03.2020

Mobile berth extension adds to big ship capacity

A new berth extension and additional container storage space at APM Terminals Mobile are part of a $50 million expansion designed to improve efficiency. Photo credit: […]
31.03.2020

Container lines offering importers storage to avoid demurrage

The demand to slow inbound container flows is growing as some retailers and manufacturers fail to pick up containers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Anticipating potential congestion at […]
31.03.2020

Court keeps trucking out of AB5 enforcement, for now

AB5 would make it harder for employers to classify workers as independent contractors by requiring the use of a three-prong test to determine employee status. Photo […]
31.03.2020

FMC seeks to avoid coronavirus-linked port gridlock

The Federal Maritime Commission will open a dialogue with all stakeholders to prevent cargo disruptions from crippling the supply chain and turn ports into mobile warehouses […]
31.03.2020

Retailers, suppliers need to ease supply chain pain together: apparel group

More than $2 billion in orders for apparel and textiles from Bangladeshi factories was canceled in the past week alone, as retail stores remain closed across […]
31.03.2020

Major forwarder buy-in helps Slync.io land $11 million funding

Process automation technology can be a standalone capability, but Slync’s Chris Kirchner believes that in logistics it has to be a feature in a larger offering. […]
30.03.2020

Forager broadens cross-border ambitions with VC funding

Freight technology providers have sprung up to cater to the underserved US-Mexico cross-border trade in recent years, with more growth expected. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. One of […]
30.03.2020

More free time fails to accelerate Indian cargo clearance pace

JNPT’s own terminal has had the lowest gate-out numbers out of five terminals in the harbor in recent days. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Terminal stakeholders in India […]
30.03.2020

COVID-19 distorting transport logistics for project forwarders

Despite the upheavals to normal project supply chains caused by COVID-19, project forwarders are finding workarounds to keep project cargo moving. Photo credit: Port Houston. Working […]