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01.10.2019

Roadrunner’s truckload cuts send shipper warning

Roadrunner is shifting focus to its core LTL business and logistics, the company said. Photo credit: Roadrunner Transportation Systems. The cutbacks at Roadrunner Transportation Systems’ dry-van […]
01.10.2019

India eyes global links for digital port platform

India is actively discussing integrating its digital ports platform with similar networks globally as it pushes for more transparency in logistics. Photo credit: Jawaharlal Nehru Port […]
01.10.2019

Economic headwinds buffet European container trade

The economic headwinds in Europe appear to have impacted demand through the peak season. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Manufacturing activity in Europe has plunged to its lowest […]
01.10.2019

Port of Los Angeles to unveil zero-emission top-handler

Los Angeles and Long Beach are helping to fund pilot projects to test eight or nine different types of zero-emission equipment. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The Port […]
01.10.2019

Convoy targets small shippers with free TMS

Convoy has catered to small shippers before now, but put a pause on serving new customers with fewer than 1,000 truckload hauls this spring and summer. […]
01.10.2019

Hapag-Lloyd taps port startup to improve reliability

Hapag-Lloyd said it sees the technology as improving its ability to improve schedule reliability for customers. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com Hapag-Lloyd will use technology from the Copenhagen-based […]
01.10.2019

YRC Freight expands rail reach with container buy

YRC Freight plans to own 1,000 53-foot containers by the end of 2020. Photo credit: YRC Worldwide Trucking company YRC Freight is banking on the rails […]
30.09.2019

Dynamic ocean pricing to change spot-contract mix

An internal ocean freight procurement process can take anywhere from six weeks to 11 months, according to beneficial cargo owners. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The parity of […]
30.09.2019

JAXPORT gets $35.3 million toward dredging

More than $350 million has already been spent or committed to dredge 11 miles of the Jacksonville Harbor, which should be complete in 2023. Photo credit: […]
30.09.2019

Cryptocurrency for container shipping strikes out

The demise of 300cubits’s shipping product is a sign of limited uptake of new models in the container world but also a reticence to incorporate blockchain-backed […]