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24.10.2019

Union-port dialogue can calm automation disputes: NY-NJ port head

As West Coast unions continue to fight the advance of automation at the Port of Los Angeles, the ports chief at the Port of New York […]
24.10.2019

NY-NJ ports chief warms relations with ILA

Stronger union-port authority dialogue can help the Port of New York and New Jersey modernize without rancorous confrontations over automation, the port authority’s ports head says. […]
24.10.2019

Top global transport providers grew in tumultuous 2018

Total revenue for the top 50 global transportation providers surged 9.2 percent year over year to $815 billion in 2018. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Annual revenue for […]
24.10.2019

Mexican auto exports slow on falling demand

The increase in the number of vehicles exported through Mexican ports this year is far slower than in 2018. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Growth in exports of […]
23.10.2019

Collaboration key to riding out volatility: shippers, 3PLs

Shippers, third-party logistics providers, and trucking companies say they must be frank in their discussions about rising costs and collaboration in order to be more efficient. […]
23.10.2019

China tariff relief would challenge US ag export logistics

Containerized exports of soybeans, similar to other US agriculture commodities, have seen demand plummet due to Chinese tariffs. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. CHICAGO — Agriculture exporters and […]
23.10.2019

Logixboard gets VC boost to sell software to forwarders

Logixboard’s system allows forwarders to quote and book ocean freight and provide shipment visibility to shippers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Venture capital (VC) firms continue to back […]
23.10.2019

Incoterms more ‘user friendly’ for breakbulk in 2020

Frank Reynolds (left) has represented the United States on the 2000, 2010, and 2020 International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Incoterms revision committees. Photo credit: Janet Nodar/JOC.com. […]
22.10.2019

Technology to revolutionize truck capacity: J.B. Hunt’s Simpson

Shelley Simpson, president of highway services at J.B. Hunt Transport Services, told the JOC Inland Distribution Conference a smartphone-as-desktop trend is beginning to revolutionize the domestic […]
22.10.2019

NY-NJ radiation scan redesign improves ship-to-rail flow

Containers at Maher Terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey can now be scanned for radioactivity as they are moved by a straddle […]