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26.01.2022

Vaccine mandates not slowing US-Canada freight

The use of vaccinated truckers has kept freight moving across the US-Canada border with few, if any, delays reported. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US and Canadian shippers […]
26.01.2022

China-Europe rail slowdown gives respite to stretched network

Early factory closures in China and pandemic control measures are putting the brakes on runaway Asia-Europe rail freight volume. Photo credit: Metrans. China-Europe rail traffic has […]
26.01.2022

LA-LB ports look to extend incentives for nighttime truck trips

Terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach say charging the traffic mitigation fee only on daytime truck trips has not resulted in more container moves at night. […]
26.01.2022

Forwarders’ digital needs feed latest Logixboard investment

Logixboard’s $32 million round was led by Insight Partners, which has experience in the logistics technology sector, having previously invested in E2open and project44. Photo credit: […]
26.01.2022

Truck capacity to stay tight, pushing up LTL rates: SMC3

Old Dominion Freight Line President and CEO Greg Gantt said equipment shortages could send LTL freight rates even higher this spring and in the fall peak […]
25.01.2022

China–Europe shippers bucking pre-CNY rush: forwarders

Ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks in China that have impacted trucking and labor activities led manufacturers to ship early though ports such as Yantian (pictured). Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
25.01.2022

GPA extends pop-up yard leases to aid Savannah

The Georgia Ports Authority said the combination of pop-up storage yards and the Peak Capacity Project to add container slots inside the Garden City Terminal have […]
25.01.2022

LA-LB considering new plan to reduce empty containers

Empty containers now account for 47 percent of the containers at Los Angeles-Long Beach terminals. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach […]
25.01.2022

Container lines on course for $163 billion profit in 2022: HSBC

Highly elevated rate levels are allowing carriers to increase per container revenues despite flat — or in some cases lower — volumes. Photo credit: Shutterstock The […]
25.01.2022

Cross-border platform channels pandemic-led growth into venture investment

Passport acquired parcel aggregator Access Worldwide in August to enhance its ability to serve the first-mile leg for brands needing to fulfill cross-border e-commerce orders. Photo […]