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09.03.2020

Mexican ports prep for coronavirus-driven cargo slump

Logistics providers in Mexico expect the number of blank sailings to increase in March, and cargo volumes to decline on the West Coast due to the […]
09.03.2020

Uncertainty spurs trucking contract innovation

In a time of uncertainty, shippers are trying to balance asset- and non-asset providers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US shippers reportedly are wielding pricing power lightly in […]
09.03.2020

JOC Rankings: Slowing growth stunting US–South America container trade

Total container trade between the United States and South America rose 2.5 percent year over year to nearly 2.1 million TEU in 2019 after increasing 5.9 […]
09.03.2020

JOC Rankings: LTL carriers proceeding with caution after flat revenue growth

Combined revenue for the 25 largest US less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers ticked up just 0.7 percent year over year to $38.8 billion in 2019 after leaping 10.7 […]
08.03.2020

Portland judge slashes award against ILWU

As a result of the job actions by Local 8 from 2012-17, Hanjin Shipping Co., Hapag-Lloyd, and Westwood Shipping discontinued service to Portland. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com […]
07.03.2020

Coronavirus having minimal impact on trans-Pacific service negotiations.

Carriers and cargo owners generally aim to conclude the negotiations by the end of April for May 1 implementation. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Carriers and their customers […]
07.03.2020

Baltimore shuts container terminal for two days on coronavirus cargo drop

The Seagirt Marine Terminal is closing on two days an reducing gate hours due to cargo volume declines resulting from the corona virus. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com […]
07.03.2020

19,000-TEU ship call at LA-LB promises empty container relief

The call of the MSC Oscar (pictured) in LA-LB could be followed by other upsized vessels. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com The 19,000-TEU MSC Oscar will call in […]
06.03.2020

Truckers urge FMC to monitor coronavirus-related fees

With few vessels calling due to coronavirus, terminals are cutting back shifts and restrictions are being placed on the return of empty containers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
06.03.2020

Truckers urge FMC to monitor COVID-19-related fees

With few vessels calling because of COVID-19, terminals are cutting back shifts and restrictions are being placed on the return of empty containers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]