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30.10.2019

Truck capacity ‘correction’ changes little for shippers

Trucking bankruptcies appear to have had little effect on capacity in the market. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Large truckload carriers reduced their overall number of trucks in […]
30.10.2019

New vehicle facility doubles Philly port capacity, links rail

PhilaPort officials say the new Glovis America auto facility has a state-of-the-art body shop and heated floors, and is capable of handling 1,000 vehicles a day. […]
30.10.2019

3PLs forecast truck softness through mid-2020

CEO Bob Biesterfeld said C.H. Robinson will focus on the fundamentals to capitalize when the market rebounds, which he doesn’t think will be until second half […]
30.10.2019

Data gaps prevent full benefits of LA-LB port optimizer

While use of the GE Transportation Port Optimizer is rising at the Port of Los Angeles, some companies remain hesitant to share their data. Photo credit: […]
30.10.2019

UN: Shipping must adjust to shifting trade, environmental pressures

Trade tensions and the costs of environmental compliance will test the global shipping industry, UNCTAD believes. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. An agency of the United Nations has […]
30.10.2019

Cabotage change drives India transshipment growth

Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express (ONE) last month rolled out the South-East India – Europe Express (IEX) Service with five port calls, including Krishnapatnam (above). Photo […]
30.10.2019

Flexport approaches rival forwarders for customs help

An email sent by Flexport to an unknown number of rival forwarders said it was seeking a customs broker to partner with to help process its […]
30.10.2019

Clean Cargo reports declining CO2 emissions per container

Container shipping has been making progress in cutting its CO2 emissions over the past few years, data show. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Momentum is building in the […]
30.10.2019

Newly combined DSV Panalpina targets trans-Pacific trade

DSV Panalpina CEO Jens Bjorn Andersen is building on the gains achieved in Asia by both companies before the acquisition, which was finalized in August 2019. […]
29.10.2019

US truckload carriers slam revenue brakes

Diversification away from reliance on «one-way» truckload business is key for companies such as Werner Enterprises. Photo Credit: Werner Enterprises A slowdown in the US economy, […]