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19.09.2019

Mongla port targets Chittagong apparel exports

Mongla handled 57,732 TEU of containers and 11.31 million metric tons of bulk cargo in the 2018-19 fiscal year, up from 42,989 TEU and 9.7 million […]
19.09.2019

Shea, Lytle honored at Connie ceremonies

The West Coast Connie awards recognized Bill Shea for more than 30 years in the intermodal industry and Chris Lytle’s 53-year maritime career, most recently at […]
19.09.2019

No easy fix for chassis conundrum: speakers

Chassis issues continue to be a flashpoint for disagreement among supply chain participants. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Issues involving chassis interoperability, shortages, and dislocation continue to hamper […]
18.09.2019

FedEx Freight profit up 10 percent; LTL shipments ‘settle’

LTL volumes have slipped at FedEx Freight, but remain higher than in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. With $7.6 billion in revenue in its […]
18.09.2019

Port automation threatens US West Coast labor peace

The months-long dispute between APM Terminals and Los Angeles dockworkers at the Pier 400 facility revealed deeply entrenched and diametrically opposed views over automation. Photo credit: […]
18.09.2019

No-deal Brexit fears spur search for short-sea options

A no-deal Brexit is expected to cause chaos at UK border entry points, particularly on the busy Calais-Dover corridor. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. HAMBURG, Germany — Shippers […]
18.09.2019

Lineage Logistics adds cold-storage space in Europe

Lineage has expanded its cold storage capacity through acquisition in the US, Asia, and Europe this year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. United States-based cold-storage specialist Lineage Logistics […]
18.09.2019

Container lines: Mandatory slow-steaming would hurt more than help

Reducing vessel speeds minimizes the amount of fuel burned in transit, thereby limiting GHG emissions on a per-voyage basis by up to 30 percent, according to […]
18.09.2019

E-commerce pushes ODFL to expand LTL terminal network

Shipment volumes at ODFL were down 4 percent overall in August, but the carrier says it needs additional LTL capacity in many US markets. Photo credit: […]
17.09.2019

Trucking execs temper IMO 2020 diesel concerns

Derek Leathers (far left) said at this CSCMP panel that the drug clearinghouse, hair follicle testing, and AOBRD transition to ELDs will have a bigger impact […]