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02.03.2020

Container gateways evolving from cargo ports to data portals

Data portal projects are already well under way at the ports of Antwerp, Rotterdam, Los Angeles, New York-New Jersey, and Baltimore. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The role […]
02.03.2020

FlexiVan-AIM merger betting on ‘smart’ chassis adoption

Since its founding in 2016, technology-driven American Intermodal Management, LLC (AIM) has introduced approximately 20,000 new GPS-connected chassis to the US market. Photo credit: AIM. Whether […]
02.03.2020

Systems integrator to link shippers, forwarders to DCSA track-and-trace standard

Chain.io will create application programming interfaces designed to feed into the existing transportation management systems of shippers and forwarders using the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) […]
29.02.2020

Montreal, Halifax ports returning to normal following blockades

Canadian National Railway service into the ports of Montreal and Halifax is getting closer to normal. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. With Canadian National Railways service restored on […]
29.02.2020

Blank sailings holding up spot rates in eastbound trans-Pacific

Container volumes in the eastbound trans-Pacific are expected to be lower year over year, at least through the first quarter. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Spot freight rates […]
28.02.2020

G2 Ocean beefs up executive staff amid project cargo push

G2 Ocean is expanding into new project cargo markets while maintaining its focus on wind energy transportation. G2 Ocean, the breakbulk shipping joint venture company formed […]
28.02.2020

Mundra leads transshipment gains from Indian cabotage liberalization

The four Adani-controlled terminals at India’s Mundra port together handled 3.75 million TEU in 2019, up from 3.63 million TEU in 2018. Photo credit: Adani Ports. […]
28.02.2020

Coronavirus disruption fuels surcharges, rate hikes for Indian shippers

A Mumbai-based forwarder said with vessel sailings across strings connecting China being increasingly canceled and equipment shortages rising, the disruptive implications can linger for months. Photo […]
28.02.2020

Rankings: Top trans-Pacific carriers hold line on market share in 2019

Total trans-Pacific container trade slipped 1.8 percent year over year to 22.6 million TEU in 2019, as a 0.3 percent increase in US exports to Asia […]
28.02.2020

Mexican government looks to build on downward trend in cargo theft

Amid a federal crackdown, cargo theft on Mexican trucks and railroads dipped 1 percent to 17,053 incidents in 2019, according to supply chain security research firm […]