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05.03.2020

Revenue loss for airlines to top $100 billion in 2020: IATA

Airlines will struggle to shoulder a rising financial burden as measures to combat the ongoing coronavirus drag down passenger and cargo demand. Photo credit: Pixlr. The […]
05.03.2020

China capacity cuts test intermodal transport solutions

Singapore Airlines is one of several major scheduled carriers that has freighters working the lucrative air charter market. Photo credit: Pixlr. Amid projections of massive financial […]
05.03.2020

Instant container quote momentum doesn’t guarantee dynamic pricing

Forwarding software providers and NVOs say instant quoting doesn’t always convey the range of services and capabilities intermediaries provide in their relationships with cargo owners. Photo […]
05.03.2020

Coronavirus blurs trucking’s 2020 vision

One logistics provider warns truck volumes could surge as much as 35 percent when demand pent-up by the coronavirus is released. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US shippers […]
05.03.2020

XPO’s Jacobs: Technology to transform shipping sooner than you think

There is urgency around technology innovation in part because formidable competitors such as Amazon are bringing huge sophistication to technology and those who fall behind will […]
05.03.2020

US business climate chills LTL truckers

2020 is off to a “good start” despite weak freight demand, according to Old Dominion Freight Line. Photo credit: Old Dominion Freight Line. February was a […]
04.03.2020

US truckers, shippers resist coronavirus-linked detention fees

Beneficial cargo owners are facing the specter of detention penalties as terminals in Los Angeles and Long Beach run out of space to store empty containers […]
04.03.2020

Data collection of US terminal gate times nearing predictive analytics

Data collection entities envision a prescriptive model that advises clients on how they can plan their supply chains at those locations to expedite the container move […]
04.03.2020

Indian ports brace for double-digit volume drop from coronavirus

APM Terminals Mumbai accounts for approximately 40 percent of the volume at JNPT, India’s major port. Photo credit: APM Terminals Mumbai. With a flurry of blank […]
04.03.2020

Extent of Chinese factory slump supports fears over inventory levels

Production activity in China was lower in February than at any point in the last 16 years, according to the latest IHS Markit Caixin manufacturing survey. […]