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04.11.2019

Ag shippers blame ocean carriers, terminals for demurrage

Agricultural exports blame the ocean carriers and terminals for jam-packed terminals, long truck lines, and the demurrage and detention that comes from the congestion. Photo credit: […]
04.11.2019

Complexities test Indian supply chain reform efforts

The deadline for implementing a new customs program meant to tighten cargo manifest filings has been delayed yet again by the Indian government, this time to […]
04.11.2019

Tariffs, capacity cuts spark surge in trans-Pacific spot market

Rates from China to the US West Coast have risen sharply, with GRIs, front-loading, and capacity management all playing a role in the perennial carrier struggle […]
01.11.2019

Evolving NY-NJ chassis pool maintains fluidity

Talk of a port-wide interoperable chassis pool no longer dominates discussions about how to increase efficiency in supplying chassis at the Port of New York and […]
01.11.2019

Evolving NY-NJ chassis pool maintains port flow

Talk of a port-wide interoperable chassis pool no longer dominates discussions about how to increase efficiency in supplying chassis at the Port of New York and […]
01.11.2019

US trucking firms make slim employment gain

Trucking appears to be bumping against a hiring ceiling in 2019, as overall US job growth slows. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Trucking employment increased slightly in October […]
01.11.2019

Maersk joins Hapag-Lloyd in levying low-sulfur surcharge

Maersk became the second carrier to announce a low-sulfur surcharge targeting spot and shorter-term contracts. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Carrier determination to pass on all additional costs […]
01.11.2019

Cosco Heavy Transport, Dongbang to partner on large projects

Dongbang and Cosco Heavy Transport will partner on large projects over the next three years. Photo credit: Dongbang. Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers, a subsidiary of China’s […]
01.11.2019

Asia-Europe carrier capacity management allows rate hikes to take hold

Spot rates on the Asia-North Europe trade rose sharply this week as carriers imposed the Nov. 1 increases on the market on top of a blanked […]
01.11.2019

Market headwinds buffet newly formed DSV Panalpina

DSV Panalpina has reported its first financial results as a combined entity. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Weakening demand in global logistics markets through the third quarter limited […]