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15.10.2019

Trans-Pacific carriers blank dozens of sailings as peak ebbs

Trans-Pacific carriers have been unable to stop the decline in freight rates in what should be the busiest time of the year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Container […]
14.10.2019

Monterrey inland port bucks slowing auto production

The Interpuerto Monterrey in land port says its strong transportation links make it attractive to tenants that set up manufacturering or distribution facilities there. Photo credit: […]
14.10.2019

Cosco’s Bangladesh agent has license restored

Cosco accounts for nearly 6 percent of the containers handled by Bangladesh’s Chittagong port. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The local customs agent that handles Cosco Shipping’s business […]
14.10.2019

US-China still far from comprehensive trade deal: speaker

The partial trade agreement between the US and China has eased tensions, at least for now, according to the executive vice president of the US-China Business […]
14.10.2019

Asia-Europe rate hits new low despite capacity cuts

Carriers are struggling to raise spot rates on Asia-North Europe, despite sailing cuts being made on the trade. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Carriers preparing for a sharp […]
14.10.2019

DP World joins Indian logistics tech startup race

The CEO of DP World Subcontinent said the goal of a new collaborative tech development effort is to reduce logistics costs in India, thereby making domestic […]
12.10.2019

E-commerce helps boost small warehouse demand, rents

Demand for smaller warehouses and a lack of construction of smaller industrial space has made it tough for e-commerce and logistics companies to find it. Photo […]
12.10.2019

US-China reach ‘substantial’ first phase of trade deal

The US has dropped plans to raise tariffs to 30 percent on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods now subject to a 25 percent levy. Photo […]
11.10.2019

Trade compliance automation behind Amazon’s recent acquisition

Amazon’s purchase in late September of a digital customs broker could be seen as the start of a new era of how shippers, large and small, […]
11.10.2019

Carriers need control of supply chain for premium services: speaker

Nissim Yochai, executive vice president of trans-Pacific trade for Zim, said ocean carriers could offer a premium delivery based on “last loaded/first off.” Photo credit: IHS […]