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20.09.2019

LTL benefits from shifting US shipping patterns

New terminals and a partnership add capacity A. Duie Pyle says it needs to meet freight demand in the US Northeast. Photo credit: A. Duie Pyle […]
20.09.2019

Spot rate declines continue in eastbound Pacific

US imports from Asia have been unable to build momentum of late, which is reflected in general rate increases (GRIs) that take effect one week, but […]
20.09.2019

Cross-industry coalition to tackle decarbonization in shipping

The newly formed Getting to Zero Coalition, comprising members of the maritime, energy, infrastructure, and financial sectors, will lead commercial efforts to meet the International Maritime […]
20.09.2019

Shipping emissions data quality not an excuse for inaction

Shippers need to scale up their involvement in carbon footprint reducing initiatives, and the tools to measure and reduce CO2 levels are available. Photo credit: Shutterstock […]
20.09.2019

Government response to union pushback to shape future port automation

How the US and Canadian governments respond to anti-automation pressure from longshore unions will have ramifications beyond the shaping of public perception, affecting everything from permitting […]
19.09.2019

Low single-digit growth forecast for ocean, intermodal sectors

Freight volumes and rates in the US ocean, intermodal rail, and trucking sectors will see flat to low-single-digit percentage growth in the fourth quarter and into […]
19.09.2019

No ‘one size fits all’ for smart container use

A discussion on the benefits of adopting smart container technology at the Journal of Commerce’s Container Trade Europe conference this week yielded a wide range of […]
19.09.2019

Best supply chains look inward: speakers

Rosser, McKean, Burke, and Mike Regan (left to right) discuss how shippers of choice are as strong internally as they are externally. Photo credit: Ari Ashe/JOC.com. […]
19.09.2019

Indian freight groups press government on shipping surcharges

The bulk of India Freight industry groups in India are renewing calls for the government to provide greater transparency into ocean carrier surcharges and shipment procedures […]
19.09.2019

Shippers find value going digital on LTL

Pitt Ohio is one of a small group of less-than-truckload companies working with shippers to convert bills of lading into digital documents rather than pen and […]