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29.10.2019

Flexport targets small Chinese shippers with SF Express pact

SF Express made a $100 million strategic investment in Flexport in April 2018, and now is expanding its commercial ties to the San Francisco-based forwarder. Photo […]
29.10.2019

LA-LB truckers: We need true interoperable chassis pools

The major obstacle to improved trucker turn times at inland rail hubs are outdated rules governing chassis usage, according to the North American Chassis Pool Cooperative. […]
29.10.2019

Technology to spur LTL price hikes: TranzAct

The level of pricing and shipment data carriers possess is now “significantly better” than that of shippers, giving them an advantage. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Technology is […]
29.10.2019

Flock’s freight matching migrates LTL to truckload

Freight matching technology focuses on optimizing cargo movement within a single transportation mode, but San Diego-based Flock Freight is working to flow LTL cargo into a […]
29.10.2019

CMA CGM taps startup to deepen e-commerce reach

The partnership with Wing furthers CMA CGM’s attempts to provide an array of logistics services beyond port-to-port vessel operation, focusing on last-mile logistics for small and […]
29.10.2019

Major global shippers join Maersk in new biofuel project

Laboratory testing is under way on a new biofuel that Maersk and its shipper partners are exploring as a possible fuel of the future. Photo credit: […]
29.10.2019

Electric yard tractors, dray trucks coming to NY-NJ’s Red Hook

Ten electric yard tractors, similar to this one being tested at Best Transportation, could be in use by June at the Port Newark facility of Red […]
28.10.2019

US steel imports increasing despite tariffs, quotas

US steel imports rose 4 percent to 15.9 million metric tons from January through August, according data supplied by the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS). […]
28.10.2019

Q3 Chinese port growth slowest in six quarters

Cargo volumes at the busiest container gateways in China continued to grow in the first nine months of 2019, but at a slower rate than last […]
28.10.2019

Cosco, Duisport develop new rail gateway to Europe

The China-Europe rail hub of Duisport, already the largest inland port on the continent, will double its capacity in partnership with Cosco Shipping Logistics to become […]