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24.06.2020

COVID-19 creates dangerous shipper divide: CSCMP

Immediate improvements in yards and docks during the pandemic can have long-term benefits, says CSCMP. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US shippers are divided into two camps — those […]
24.06.2020

JOC Uncharted: Hapag-Lloyd sees ‘encouraging signs’ of recovery

Hapag-Lloyd believes volume will start to recover steadily through the third and fourth quarters. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. While the outlook for the balance of 2020 remains […]
24.06.2020

COVID-19 pain to reefer supply chain lingers after shock

Even as consumer demand for healthy foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables continues to grow, the long-term prospects for conventional reefer ships remain unclear. Photo […]
24.06.2020

Intermarine facing tough Americas market

The 8,400-dwt Constant, formerly the Zea Constant, calls Puerto Limon, Costa Rica. Photo credit: Intermarine. Intermarine has dialed back its fleet size since the brand was […]
23.06.2020

LA-LB proves ability to handle mega-ships, but landside pressures remain

Terminals must engage in extensive pre-planning to handle mega-ships with large container exchanges. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach demonstrated this month their […]
23.06.2020

BNSF’s new Seattle-to-Ohio service avoids Chicago dray

BNSF Railway launched a direct service between Seattle and CSX’s Northwest Ohio hub earlier this month, the third such BNSF-CSX interline route launched since 2018. Photo […]
23.06.2020

Pandemic pushes US shippers to rethink sourcing, tech spend

Rising inventory levels will keep warehousing and distribution capacity tight, CSCMP said. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Higher corporate visibility for logistics during the COVID-19 pandemic will accelerate […]
23.06.2020

Virginia container-on-barge traffic surging on grocery demand

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and US recession causing a drop in port volume, more than 17,000 containers have been moved to the Richmond inland port, up […]
23.06.2020

Air cargo rates fall, but historic highs likely through summer

Cathay Pacific loads cargo into a passenger plane deployed to supplement freighter capacity. But falling rates and higher operating costs of the passenger-freighters is causing airlines […]
23.06.2020

COVID-19, trade war hammer trans-Pacific volumes through April

Total container volume carried by the top 15 lines in the US trade with Asia fell 7.2 percent through the first four months of the year, […]