DP World deepens India integrator push with multimodal hub

DP World’s multimodal distribution hub in Hyderabad will initially target pharmaceutical shippers requiring specialized temperature-controlled solutions. Photo credit: Druid007/ India’s southern corridor is emerging as a […]

Chittagong bars Cosco ships due to customs license issue

Cosco Shipping accounts for approximately 6 percent of all containerized trade in and out of Bangladesh’s Port of Chittagong. Photo credit: Ulrich Willmunder/ The operations of […]

Greater East Coast connectivity threatens smaller US ports

Charleston (pictured), Halifax, Philadelphia, and Boston are among some of the East Coast ports that have boosted connectivity. Photo credit: In a world where so-called […]

YRC’s Reddaway Teamsters approve two-year contract

Reddaway Teamsters, now under one contract, won wage increases and additional vacation time. Photo credit: YRC Worldwide. Teamster employees at YRC Worldwide subsidiary Reddaway ratified a […]

Storms nudge US truckload spot rates upward

Hurricane Dorian proved a tailwind for spot truck pricing in early September. Photo credit: Transactional truckload rates appear to be headed uphill after a long […]

Trans-Pac spot rate decline signals further weakness ahead

After seeing four weeks of declining spot rates in September— when rates should be increasing — and with factory closures coming next week during Golden Week […]

Mexico’s modest peak season hints to slower import gains

Mexican shippers are finding this year’s peak season less disruptive to their supply chains than last year and are experiencing less difficulty getting cargo from the […]

LAX air cargo upgrade delay disappoints stakeholders

An air cargo project is being delayed at LAX so the airport can focus on a massive $14.3 billion expansion and modernization program designed to speed […]

PSA Terminal lifts intermodal profile at India’s JNPT

The intermodal offering HMM-BMCT-TKD Express is designed to connect import discharges from vessels deployed on HMM’s China-India Express (CIX) Service calling at the Bharat Mumbai Container […]

Shipper group: Low-sulfur fuel to boost trans-Pac rates 25%

If carriers are unable to pass on the increased costs they incur from low-sulfur fuel requirements, they will likely reduce their level of service, including by […]