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21.03.2022

Air cargo vets get funding for freight consolidation startup

Aircon was founded by a trio of forwarding veterans, including CEO Chris Condon, who led air forwarding activities at Expeditors’ Dallas branch. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A […]
18.03.2022

Strong February US imports from Asia a harbinger of more congestion woes

US ports and logistics stakeholders should prepare for another year of supply chain bottlenecks, based on early 2022 data and import projections. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US […]
18.03.2022

US Gulf ports project continued breakbulk recovery, container ‘spillover’

Port of Houston’s non-container facilities (pictured) handle roughly 20 ships per day. Photo credit: Port of Houston. Ports along the US Gulf Coast are forecasting another […]
18.03.2022

TRAC taps startup US chassis maker amid ongoing shortage

US chassis manufacturers are struggling to keep up with demand after tariffs increased the cost of Chinese-made chassis by 300 percent. Photo credit: Michael Angell/JOC.com. TRAC […]
18.03.2022

P&O Ferries service halt leaves cross-channel shippers scrambling

Freight services between the UK and Europe are facing disruption after P&O Ferries suspended most cross-channel services amid a controversial staff restructuring exercise. Photo credit: Port […]
18.03.2022

US lawmakers take aim at ocean carriers with shipping reform push

The Senate is considering legislation that would upend how the United States regulates container shipping. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com A Senate committee hearing earlier this month showed […]
18.03.2022

NS resolves latest in string of Jacksonville disruptions

Shippers have run into service delays in Jacksonville more than a dozen times since January 2021 on Norfolk Southern Railway. Photo credit: Norfolk Southern/Tumblr. Norfolk Southern […]
17.03.2022

JNPT’s truncated sailing flow heightens capacity woes for Indian shippers

According to sources at JNPT, DP World Nhava Sheva has four known sailing skips this month. Photo credit: DP World Subcontinent. Indian shippers are facing an […]
17.03.2022

Truckers, shippers unite on California bill targeting ocean fees

HTA said that the new legislation is needed to address shortcomings in an earlier law that have been made apparent given current market conditions. Photo credit: […]
17.03.2022

Shippers, carriers face increasing disruption from China COVID outbreaks

CMA CGM said Hong Kong is experiencing reduced productivity at terminals and depots. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Shippers and carriers are facing increasing disruption to cargo shipments […]