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04.03.2020

Busan struggles with congestion amid Chinese transshipment diversions

Transshipment volumes in South Korea’s Port of Busan have risen this year due to coronavirus-related diversions from Chinese ports. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Congestion at South Korea’s […]
03.03.2020

Trucker work rules head to White House

FMCSA last year proposed allowing drivers to advance their daily clocks with longer breaks. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. New rules designed to increase flexibility in the daily […]
03.03.2020

Rail barricades are new Canada supply chain vulnerability

Atlantic Container Line was forced to divert two vessels bound for Halifax (pictured) from Europe. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The tentative agreement between the hereditary chiefs of […]
03.03.2020

Carriers to legally challenge Indian terminal pricing regulation

Carriers are unhappy with a move by the Indian government that allows shippers to settle terminal handling charges directly with port-terminal operators. Photo credit: DP World […]
03.03.2020

XPO’s Jacobs aims to ‘revolutionize’ LTL

Pricing, pickup and delivery, and linehaul are three priorities for technology spending, XPO’s Bradley S. Jacobs says. Photo credit: XPO Logistics. XPO Logistics plans to transform […]
03.03.2020

Evergreen, Kontainers inject more momentum into online freight rates

Evergreen eventually plans to connect its quoting and booking platform to ancillary trade services such as freight financing, insurance, customs brokerage, trucking, and warehousing. Photo credit: […]
03.03.2020

LA-LB work shift cancellations hamper container returns

The empty container backlog is a growing issue in LA-LB. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Terminal operators at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are canceling […]
03.03.2020

CRST adds last-mile delivery to US truckload services

CRST acquired NAL Group, giving it direct access to consumer-driven last-mile logistics. Photo credit: Ari Ashe. Trucking provider CRST International is adding final-mile delivery to its […]
02.03.2020

Coronavirus inventory shock looms for US, European plants

Finely tuned automotive assembly lines are particularly vulnerable to the supply chain disruption being caused by the coronavirus, and delays in delivery of components because of […]
02.03.2020

NY-NJ expects Q1 cargo drop after dozen blank sailings

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey expects cargo volumes to decline in February and March due to the impact of the coronavirus on […]