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29.03.2022

Subramaniam to lead FedEx into post-Smith era

There is opportunity for greater integration of FedEx Ground and Express within the US, a freight consultant says. Photo credit: FedEx Corp. The transition at the […]
29.03.2022

Russia-free routes to Europe add time, money: forwarders

Air cargo rates from China to North Europe are up 40 percent compared with the end of February. Photo credit: China Airlines. China-Europe rail shippers avoiding […]
29.03.2022

Rising volume, worsening congestion dries up European storage

Port congestion and container dwell times are increasing at North Europe hubs. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. European importers are facing a growing shortage of available storage in […]
28.03.2022

Mobile, CSX, NS seek mediation with Amtrak over passenger service

The Class I railroads argue the current Gulf Coast tracks aren’t able to handle both freight and passenger traffic. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The Port of Mobile […]
28.03.2022

Ocean, air shipments face weeks of disruption on Shanghai COVID lockdown

Restrictions on truckers traveling between Shanghai and cities in adjacent provinces will make it virtually impossible for manufacturers to truck products to Shanghai’s port (above) and […]
26.03.2022

OOCL’s 2021 profit rises more than seven-fold on rate jump

OOCL said it does not expect it will be lifting as many import containers at a Long Beach terminal due to a forecast for slower US […]
25.03.2022

Latest US import surge tightens inland chassis pools

Marine chassis supply is tightening in some Midwest markets after the number of international containers coming off the West Coast rose in February. Photo credit: Ed […]
25.03.2022

Carriers sweep empties from US ports ahead of fresh import wave

Truckers say the fee waivers and direct payments made for handling empties still don’t offset the costs to them. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Ocean carriers are hauling […]
25.03.2022

Higher fuel costs blunting US spot truck rate decline

DAT’s average dry-van spot rate dropped $0.26 per mile in February before fuel surcharges, but only $0.01 with fuel surcharges. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The US truckload […]
24.03.2022

Supreme Court delays New Jersey’s exit from NY-NJ port watchdog

Michael Angell, Associate Editor | Mar 24, 2022 4:24PM EDT New Jersey had planned to turn over longshore labor oversight to its state police on March […]