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08.10.2019

Manitoulin Global Forwarding buys Demark Global Logistics

Demark Global Logistics is Manitoulin Global Forwarding’s second US acquisition. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Manitoulin Global Forwarding (MGF) is expanding its reach in the United States. The […]
08.10.2019

Trans-Atlantic carriers boosting capacity ahead of tariffs

US imports from Europe grew 6.4 percent to 1.4 million TEU through the first seven months of this year, while US exports to Europe rose 7.1 […]
07.10.2019

STB urges cooperation on rail demurrage issues

The Surface Transportation Board called for collaboration between shippers and railroads over the demurrage issue to resolve common issues that cause demurrage, such as railcar bunching. […]
07.10.2019

New gates help cut Mobile port turn times 20 percent

Mobile’s cargo volumes have increased 24.5 percent in the first seven months of this year, to 182,543 loaded TEU, over the same period in 2017. Photo […]
07.10.2019

JNPT truckers end two-day protest, but backlogs persist

Truck owners agreed to resume freight hauling after a meeting with JNPT port leaders and local traffic regulatory officials in which authorities promised to more expeditiously […]
07.10.2019

Customs investigating hardwood plywood allegedly transshipped via Cambodia

Since the antidumping and countervailing duties were announced in November 2017, the imports of hardwood plywood from China have fallen from 1.1 million cubic meters in […]
07.10.2019

Transplace aims to inject speed, transparency into freight payment

Transplace said its two new tie-ups are the result of serving its 32,000 carriers in a similar manner it has done with its shipper customers. Photo […]
07.10.2019

Portrix tie-up advances Xeneta’s forwarding software integration

The contract rate benchmarking platform Xeneta has tied up another integration with a freight forwarding software provider following its first such partnership in June, signaling that […]
04.10.2019

Trucker protest hampers cargo flow at India’s JNPT

About 85 percent of JNPT’s volume moves by truck — a key factor behind trade concern over a potential further breakdown in cargo transportation. Photo credit: Nhava […]
04.10.2019

Integrated carriers to benefit from vehicle market rebound: Drewry

The global seaborne trade in finished vehicles, including high and heavy and used automobiles, grew 1 percent to 22.8 million units in 2018. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]