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28.01.2022

Vancouver rail service struggling ahead of new import surge

Vancouver stakeholders say some operational functions, such as drayage, have not been significantly impacted by the interruptions in rail service. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Intermodal rail service […]
28.01.2022

Truckload carriers see no break in freight demand

Truckload carriers are moving higher volumes, but freight often travels shorter distances as shipper distribution needs become increasingly regional and even local. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Major […]
27.01.2022

Container lines beefing up Asia–US East Coast capacity: eeSea

East Coast imports are rising as more shippers attempt to avoid the bottlenecks at West Coast ports. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Correction: A previous version of this […]
27.01.2022

Container lines beefing up US East Coast capacity: eeSea

East Coast imports are rising as more shippers attempt to avoid the bottlenecks at West Coast ports. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The US East Coast will start […]
27.01.2022

Robust rail rates dilute case for China-Europe subsidies: forwarders

China has been steadily cutting back its state subsidization of the rail freight network with Europe. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The high rates and sustained demand for […]
27.01.2022

Carrier rate push continues to pound India-US cargo amid sustained demand

Mediterranean Shipping Co. from Feb. 14 will levy a $4,000 per-container peak-season surcharge for all cargo from India to the US and San Juan, Puerto Rico. […]
27.01.2022

Rate platform Xeneta acquires air freight data specialist CLIVE

Real-time air freight data is crucial for shippers and their forwarders planning cargo shipments in such a volatile market. Photo credit: Shutterstock Freight rate benchmarking platform […]
26.01.2022

Global vessel arrival times slump to record low: Sea-Intelligence

Congested ports on the major east-west trades dragged down vessel schedule reliability in December. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Global schedule reliability of container ships plunged to its […]
26.01.2022

Mobile readies to add inland rail reach with land deal

Michael Angell, Associate Editor | Jan 26, 2022 2:20PM EST The Port of Mobile is looking to boost its intermodal reach through Alabama and beyond. Photo […]
26.01.2022

Canadian National names first female CEO in its history

Ari Ashe, Senior Editor | Jan 26, 2022 11:48AM EST CN’s intermodal volume declined 19 percent in the fourth quarter compared with Q4 2020. Photo credit: […]