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16.10.2019

India moves closer to regulatory mechanism for shipping costs

Industry sources say an approved “SOP” document to regulate logistics costs is expected to be circulated to stakeholders in the coming days as the Indian government […]
16.10.2019

Markets win out over ‘chronic’ truck driver shortage

There is no driver shortage, says the author. Trucking added drivers last year during a time of record-low unemployment, and presumably, the most competitive conditions possible […]
15.10.2019

US trucking market flashes a turn signal

Pricing power could swing back to truckers next year, if the US economy continues to grow. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. There’s a change in the air at […]
15.10.2019

Data sharing will cut demurrage: West Coast ports

Terminal congestion, detention, and demurrage were the most common problems cited by participants at the annual Western Cargo Conference. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. RANCHO MIRAGE, California — West […]
15.10.2019

Virginia moves to become deepest US East Coast port

Dredging on the western part of the Thimble Shoal Channel will begin in January 2020, one of the first steps in a larger project to deepen […]
15.10.2019

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15.10.2019

Ocean reliability needs to extend to inland destinations: Electrolux

Bjorn Vang Jensen, vice president of global logistics at home appliance maker Electrolux, says delivery reliability is more important than schedule reliability. Photo credit: IHS Markit. […]
15.10.2019

Blank sailings mount on slumping Asia-Europe trade

More than two dozen sailings will be canceled on Asia-Europe in the next three months. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Carriers on the Asia-Europe trade will blank at […]
15.10.2019

Truck market could flip quickly in 2020: Coyote Logistics

Next year is shaping up to look a lot like 2017, with spot and contract rates rising, Coyote Logistics says. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. With dry van […]
15.10.2019

Carriers report minor disruption after Japanese typhoon

Japan’s main ports, including Tokyo (above), resumed operations quickly after Typhoon Hagibis passed through the region. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Ocean carriers including Maersk and Hapag Lloyd […]