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24.03.2020

Air cargo capacity drying up for non-emergency shipments

An Atlas Air B747 freighter on the apron at Shanghai Pudong airport. Rates from Shanghai to North America reached a five-year high this week amid rising […]
24.03.2020

COVID-19 to usher new Wall Street focus on supply chain hedging

The recent China supply chain bottlenecks, container imbalance disruption, and single-supplier failure points will all have a significant impact on how future supply chains are managed. […]
24.03.2020

Singapore’s PIL container line in talks with creditors over debt

PIL has been badly hurt by the downturn in the global container trades and the collapse in traffic, especially Chinese imports and exports due to the […]
24.03.2020

TPM20: What We Missed webcast series

The three-part TPM20: What We Missed webcast brings together some of the top industry voices to discuss the most important issues for the container shipping industry […]
24.03.2020

Wallenius Wilhelmsen shrinks fleet on coronavirus demand dip

The Wallenius Wilhelmsen Tamesis in the ship channel approaching the Port of Brunswick, Georgia. Credit: Georgia Port Authority In the face of the coronavirus disease 2019 […]
23.03.2020

USDOT grant to increase rail productivity at Port of New Orleans

The Port of New Orleans is expanding capacity at the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad to help meet the demands of near double-digit cargo volume growth. […]
23.03.2020

Truck driver scarcity cripples container flow at India’s JNPT

A freight forwarder called the situation on some of India’s national highways “chaotic,” with vehicles backed up for miles. Photo credit: Nhava Sheva Container Operators. Terminal […]
23.03.2020

Coronavirus business closures chill US, European import demand

Shop closures across the world, job losses, and an uncertain future are putting the brakes on consumer spending and dragging major economies into recession. Photo credit: […]
22.03.2020

ICTSI Portland rejects $19 million award against ILWU

The ILWU now has 30 days to determine if it wants to seek a new trial, if COVID-19 does not disrupt that schedule. Photo caption: Shutterstock.com […]
21.03.2020

COVID-19 Freight Update: US ports, warehouses stay open

US ports are adjusting to the coronavirus environment Photo caption: Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: The impact COVID-19 is having on ports and other freight stakeholders is a […]