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09.03.2022

Drayage provider NEXT adds to LA-LB peel pile options

NEXT’s program is designed to make its drayage marketplace stickier for drivers, who can make more round trips in a day by using the same chassis […]
08.03.2022

New import forecast from US retailers heightens congestion fears

US ports face the prospect of supply chain bottlenecks at least through the peak shipping season this fall. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US retailers on Tuesday raised […]
08.03.2022

RoadOne confirms August opening of Norfolk transload facility

RoadOne has opened other transload buildings in Houston, Jacksonville, and Savannah since January 2021. Photo credit: RoadOne IntermodaLogistics. RoadOne IntermodaLogistics Tuesday confirmed it will open a […]
08.03.2022

Canada funds new container exam facility at Halifax port

Michael Angell, Associate Editor | Mar 08, 2022 2:32PM EST The funding for Halifax’s new container exam facility is coming from a $4 billion fund that […]
08.03.2022

The ‘good, bad, and ugly’ of LTL

Providing more shipment-level details, such as weight by pallet or the cubic dimensions of each handling unit, is one way shippers can be more carrier-friendly. Photo […]
08.03.2022

JOC Rankings: Higher rates lead to unprecedented US LTL revenue gains

The JOC Top 25 US LTL Carriers increased their combined revenues 20.6 percent to $46.4 billion in 2021. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The sky can’t get much […]
08.03.2022

Bolloré-backed startup Ovrsea expands digital forwarding options to US

Ovrsea, founded in 2017, tied up a strategic partnership with Bolloré in early 2021, with the French logistics group taking an ownership stake in the Paris-based […]
08.03.2022

Hapag-Lloyd unveils premium two-port China-Hamburg service

A new premium direct Asia-North Europe service by Hapag-Lloyd is being introduced to avoid the ship snarl ups afflicting regular multi-port services on the trade. Photo […]
08.03.2022

Mobile gets US DOT grant for improving port access

Mobile is planning a major push into intermodal rail as it eyes better inland reach. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The Port of Mobile will use a $38 […]
08.03.2022

PIL latest carrier to order ammonia-enabled ships

PIL’s order will increase the carrier’s capacity to 332,600 TEU, assuming no further fleet changes. Photo credit: PIL. Singapore’s Pacific International Lines has become the latest […]