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05.11.2019

US ag export decline belies deeper damage

US containerized agricultural exports to China fell 28 percent year over year in the first nine months of 2019 after slipping 11 percent for the full […]
05.11.2019

CargoSphere develops standard ocean freight API

CargoSphere, now a part of the forwarding software provider WiseTech Global, has for years been chasing a way to more effectively pull ocean carrier rates electronically […]
05.11.2019

IRH, Dixie Cullen team up on massive transformer move

IRH loading the 28-axle, 275-foot-long suspension trailer constructed to transport a 283-metric-ton transformer from Port Houston to Albuquerque. Photo credit: Chris Kuhlman, CK Productions/Port Houston. For […]
05.11.2019

Challenge to ELD rule resurfaces at FMCSA

Petitioner SBTC claims the ELD rule is contributing to an increase in truck driver speeding. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. With the deadline for the second and final […]
05.11.2019

DHL launches 12-day China–Europe rail service

A loaded train from China arrives in the Belarus town of Brest. Volume is growing and transit time is shortening on the overland rail routes. Photo […]
05.11.2019

JOC Research Note: Spot intermodal savings rising; contract tightening

As contract truckload rates drop, intermodal shippers are saving less on rail contracts than any time since 2016. Photo credit: Wikicommons. Intermodal rail shippers should pay […]
05.11.2019

Slowing demand puts brakes on Indian container growth

India’s major public ports saw combined throughput dip 2 percent in October to 801,000 TEU, according to a JOC.com analysis. Photo credit: DP World Subcontinent. Global […]
05.11.2019

CMA CGM joins Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd in low-sulfur surcharge for short-term contracts

Carriers are ensuring spot rates are covered by a low-sulfur surcharge on the trades between Europe and Asia. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. CMA CGM has become the […]
05.11.2019

PhilaPort counts on volume growth as expansion nears end

This new $6 million cold-storage inspection warehouse at the Port of Philadelphia is expected to cut the time needed for an inspection by the Customs and […]
04.11.2019

Maersk’s reinvention puts decarbonization at forefront

For the world’s largest container carrier, embarking on a radical departure from its traditional business model while simultaneously leading a historic quest to decarbonize shipping represents […]