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23.02.2022

US DOT says port grants doubled for 2022

Michael Angell, Associate Editor | Feb 23, 2022 3:58PM EST The new grant funding is part of a larger package of $17 billion in federal funds […]
23.02.2022

ONE, Maersk add sailings, extra loaders to offset missed trans-Pacific calls

ONE is planning a raft of extra trans-Pacific services, including a sweeper sailing starting from Busan on March 11. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Ocean Network Express (ONE) […]
23.02.2022

Freight pricing startup raises cash to complement rate benchmarking providers

Greenscreens uses brokers’ historical pricing data and compares it to broader market conditions to produce a predicted price that’s intended to improve profitability. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
23.02.2022

Asian imports to US surged to new record in January

Those US ports that experienced the worst congestion in January had the highest growth in imports compared to December. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US containerized imports from […]
22.02.2022

Transfix expanding brokerage platform as shippers increase demand

Drop-and-hook demand is becoming a leading driver of revenue and growth for digital brokerage Transfix. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Rising shipper demand for drop-and-hook trailer management and […]
22.02.2022

Cyberattack shuts down digital operations at Expeditors

Michael Angell, Associate Editor | Feb 22, 2022 2:11PM EST Expeditors said the cyberattack could have a material effect on earnings, depending on how quickly it […]
22.02.2022

Charleston port offers ILA path to resolve Leatherman dispute

The Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal (pictured) remains largely unused despite a backlog of 30 ships waiting to berth at the Port of Charleston on Feb. 22. […]
22.02.2022

Chartered air cargo capacity floods into trans-Pacific trade

DHL Express’ B777 freighter will add 920 tons of weekly capacity to a new trans-Pacific service. Photo credit: DHL. Forwarders continue to build air freight capacity […]
22.02.2022

AAL bucks MPV ordering trend with two new ships

An artist AAL Shipping is ordering two additional multipurpose vessels (MPVs) to expand capacity and take advantage of a strong breakbulk market at a time when […]
22.02.2022

Forwarders lagging on automated quote capability: RPA Labs

The fastest response time to an online rate request among 41 small to mid-size forwarders was 1.5 hours, compared to 4 minutes among 45 top 50 […]