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16.03.2022

MSC launches first direct US calls from Baltic states

 The trans-Atlantic shipping market is facing headaches due to US and European port congestion that has caused severe vessel delays. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Mediterranean Shipping Co. […]
16.03.2022

BNSF-JB Hunt enhance partnership to replace Schneider, Swift volumes

J.B. Hunt’s growth plans imply an effort to boost its market share by courting shippers who are uneasy about Schneider switching rail partners in 2023. Photo […]
16.03.2022

LTL regional carrier Pyle expands into Virginia

A. Duie Pyle is expanding its footprint to better compete in a changing regional LTL marketplace. Photo credit: Ari Ashe. Regional less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier A. Duie […]
16.03.2022

K+N taps startup to improve container import efficiency

Flowfox is already working with some of the largest container lines in the world to streamline import processes that are generally coordinated via email, CEO Patrick […]
16.03.2022

China-Europe rail under threat as shippers exit Russian route

Volume handled on the northern China-Europe rail route jumped 30 percent in 2021 as shippers searched for alternatives to congested ocean trades. Photo credit: Metrans. The […]
16.03.2022

Long Beach Pier B necessary to handle future growth: Cordero

Scheduled to begin construction next year, Long Beach’s Pier B on-dock rail hub is designed to handle 4.8 million TEU annually. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The recent […]
16.03.2022

Elevated export flow reconfigures traditional Indian containerized trade patterns

Out of 913,492 TEU shipped in and out of India’s 12 major government ports last month, exports stood at 439,302 TEU and imports at 442,028 TEU, […]
15.03.2022

Flexport, project44 executives among investors in new freight pay venture

Freightpay founder Joe Magee previously built electronic payment tools for the nonprofit world and sees similarities in the payment process inefficiencies between that industry and international […]
15.03.2022

India ‘hub’ effort bearing fruit as Cochin transshipment volumes double

Cochin transshipment loads hit some 143,000 TEU between April 2021 and February 2022 out of a total 673,000 TEU. Photo credit: DP World Subcontinent. DP World […]
15.03.2022

Efforts growing to halt US moves targeting ocean carrier antitrust immunity

Through Biden’s executive order, the DOJ and the FMC are for the first time working more closely together on antitrust issues. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com. Ports, labor […]