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04.10.2019

Maersk deepens India integrator push with new rail offering

Maersk is growing its presence in the Indian hinterlands to connect beneficial cargo owners searching for cost-effective logistics offerings. Photo credit: Maersk India. As transport industry […]
04.10.2019

Georgia Ports ro-ro volumes grow amid expansion

The Port of Brunswick handled nearly 614,000 units of cars, trucks, and tractors in its 2019 fiscal year, up 23,000 units over FY 2018. Photo credit: […]
04.10.2019

‘Muted’ 2019 trucking peak seen ahead

High inventories and uncertainty caused by the US-China trade war and Brexit are all lowering expectations for the trucking market in what’s already been a year […]
03.10.2019

Retailers predict November import surge to beat new tariffs

The November spike will result from retailers front-loading imports to beat Dec. 15 tariffs, and also a rebuilding of inventories that are expected to be drawn […]
03.10.2019

Q3 intermodal volumes disappoint again

Union Pacific reported the lowest third quarter intermodal rail volume since 2016, along with train speeds slower than a year ago and lackluster reviews from a […]
03.10.2019

Traxens develops smart container data standard

A host of sensor hardware developers are making products for the container shipping industry designed to provide better location and condition data of ocean-borne goods, but […]
03.10.2019

Visibility providers develop smart container data standard

The Marseille-based technology provider has developed a UN standard for sensor-based container messages it hopes will be used widely throughout the industry to make such systems […]
03.10.2019

Excess empties hurting drayage efficiency: NY-NJ truckers

Truckers in Port of New York and New Jersey say the extra work needed to move empty containers around, like the piles in this photo, is […]
03.10.2019

Top NVOs losing Asia-US market share

An analysis of NVO shares of US containerized imports from Asia the past five years shows an incremental decline in the market share of the top […]
02.10.2019

New Orleans port improves rail flow as traffic jumps

The Port of New Orleans Authority says it has completed much of the work needed to integrate the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad into the port, […]