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11.10.2019

India looks to tighten screws on carrier surcharges

Indian officials are seeking stakeholder support to create a standard operating procedure by which an exporter can pay freight charges directly to a shipping line instead […]
10.10.2019

US railroads nudging shippers away from trailers

Marten Transport, which has been doing TOFC since 2005, will shift to containers after talking with BNSF and NS about how to maximize the use of […]
10.10.2019

DHL looks to capitalize on growing El Paso market

Demand for logistics space in El Paso remains “very strong,” according to industrial real estate developer CBRE. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. El Paso, Texas, may not rival […]
10.10.2019

Flexport adds visibility capabilities with Crux buy

Flexport’s purchase of visibility software provider Crux is only the second M&A deal in the San Francisco-based forwarder’s six-year history. Photo credit: II.studio / Shutterstock.com. The […]
10.10.2019

Logistics market awash in unhelpful ‘solutions’

Augmented and virtual reality apps could help visualize practical solutions for organizing laydown space and cargo flows. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The pace of technological growth is […]
10.10.2019

Trucker Tools rolls out automated booking for brokers

The Buy it Now system leverages data from the 750,000 individual drivers and 130,000 unique carriers that have downloaded the Trucker Tools app. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
10.10.2019

WeWork debacle highlights unhealthy VC investment models

Venture capital firms are pouring an unprecedented amount of funding into logistics-focused startups, but a focus on rapid revenue growth over sustainable profitability may not be […]
10.10.2019

Driver problems top latest list of trucking woes

Driver pay is a problem that won’t go away this year or next, according to ATRI. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Trucking faces challenges old and new as […]
10.10.2019

US-China trade war drags air cargo down

The trade dispute between the US and China is an ongoing drag on air freight demand. Photo credit: Shutterstock The impact of the US-China trade war […]
10.10.2019

Port alliance aims to reverse Hong Kong volume slump

Modern Terminals CEO Peter Levesque says the Hong Kong Seaport Alliance will arrest declining volume at port. Photo credit: IHS Markit. SHENZHEN, China — The efficiency […]