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17.10.2019

CSX, UP push efficiency despite sharp Q3 intermodal declines

CSX CEO Jim Foote said the slowing industrial economy and lower truck prices keep intermodal volumes down and this dynamic should persist through the fourth quarter. […]
17.10.2019

Terminal operator GCT joins TradeLens

GCT operates three terminals in the Port of New York-New Jersey and one in the Port of Vancouver, adding to TradeLens Global Container Terminals (GCT) has […]
17.10.2019

APM taps shipping, chassis veteran for NY-NJ terminal

APM Terminals has appointed Jon Poelma, at present president and chief operating officer of Consolidated Chassis Management (CCM), as managing director for its Elizabeth, New Jersey, […]
17.10.2019

Ongoing China–US volume decline portends more blank sailings

Imports from all of Asia are up 2 percent January through September over the same period last year, while imports from China are down 5 percent […]
17.10.2019

Introducing El Dorado, a new tech experience at TPM20

Topics to be addressed at El Dorado include logistics process automation, new rate contract models and strategies, the emerging battleground around visibility, the impact of venture […]
17.10.2019

MSC says no to Arctic shipping route

The northern lights as seen from Venta Maersk, an ice class vessel that in August 2018 sailed on a trial run from Asia to the Baltic […]
16.10.2019

Seeing competitive edge, container lines double down on scrubbers

The numbers of scrubber-fitted vessels will continue to increase through 2020. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Greater-than-expected demand for scrubbers will enable carriers on Asia-Europe to deploy entire […]
16.10.2019

J.B. Hunt upbeat on intermodal turnaround

Volume in J.B. Hunt’s intermodal division was nearly flat in Q3 while revenue was up 2 percent and operating income climbed 10 percent. Photo credit: Wikicommons. […]
16.10.2019

Altamira growth speeds up despite slowing Mexican economy

 The volume of loaded cargo through the Port of Altamira grew by 5.5 percent in the first eight months of 2019, more than twice the rate […]
16.10.2019

US import tariffs can sometimes be avoided, but at a cost

Importers have been re-thinking their product classifications now that the Trump administration is charging duties as high as 25 percent in its trade war with China. […]