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16.02.2022

Maersk plans to connect supply chains at the ‘middle’

The “middle mile” between distribution centers and fulfillment centers or stores is just as critical as the last mile, Maersk has found. Photo credit: Pilot Freight […]
16.02.2022

SM Line follows Zim in being dropped by 2M in trans-Pac slot-swap agreement

Trans-Pacific carriers are positioning themselves for what is forecast to be another year of elevated import volumes. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The 2M Alliance of Mediterranean Shipping […]
16.02.2022

Truckload rates ease on USWC amid uptick in IPI activity: sources

Truckload spot rates have flatlined or declined on the West Coast, but available intermodal rail data does not show yet whether this means more freight is […]
15.02.2022

THE Alliance to split Asia-Europe-USWC service

THE Alliance will add larger, more fuel-efficient vessels on some of its major trades for 2022. Photo credit: Hapag-Lloyd. THE Alliance plans to break one of […]
15.02.2022

Flexport lands two trans-Pacific freighters in Eastern Air charter deal

Flexport more than doubled its chartered freight capacity in 2021, securing greater access to controlled air freight space in a high demand-limited capacity environment. Photo credit: […]
15.02.2022

APMT Mumbai crane order comes amid Indian port volume growth

APMT Mumbai will invest about $115 million in six ship-to-shore and three rail-mounted gantry cranes. Photo credit: APMT Mumbai. APM Terminals Mumbai — the busiest operator […]
14.02.2022

Drayage industry pioneer Bob Curry Sr. dead at 90

Bob Curry Sr., at TPM in Long Beach in 2015 (above), generated respect and loyalty among colleagues, customers, and employees during more than 50 years in […]
14.02.2022

Ceres taking over Jaxport’s TraPac terminal

US stevedoring company Ceres will pay $45 million to extend the TraPac lease for 20 years and pledged other improvements to the terminal. Photo credit: Jacksonville […]
14.02.2022

BNSF service unaffected by coming shift to UP: Schneider

Schneider is already putting containers on Union Pacific Railroad in cities where BNSF does not provide intermodal service. Photo credit: Millicent Kennedy/Flickr. Schneider National is vowing […]
14.02.2022

HMM rides rate hike wave to land record 2021 result

The HMM St. Petersburg was delivered in September last year, the last of a 12-ship order by the South Korean carrier for 24,000 TEU vessels that […]