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19.05.2020

Port Everglades pushes for funds to upgrade infrastructure

Port Everglades has embarked on a number of projects to be capable of handling 8,000 to 10,000 TEU vessels more regularly on the Latin American and […]
19.05.2020

DHL promises near real-time tracking with new integrated portal

DHL Global Forwarding The drive by forwarders to provide a fully digitalized service offering lies behind DHL Global Forwarding’s new online platform launched Tuesday.  Developed in-house […]
19.05.2020

Retiring Reinhart leaving Virginia port stronger

The Port of Virginia has been renovated and modernized in the six years under CEO John Reinhart, who announced his retirement Tuesday effective March 2021. Photo […]
19.05.2020

Air cargo capacity concerns fade, but rates still rising

A British Airways passenger plane loaded with personal protective equipment from China. The carrier is flying a series of PPE flights for the UK’s National Health […]
19.05.2020

Software providers build forwarder online rate bridge

Forwarders wanting a digital channel to quote rates to shippers often need to stitch together multiple solutions, but niche providers are expanding pre-built integrations to ease […]
19.05.2020

Air freight software providers link up on digital booking

Air freight quoting and booking is becoming increasingly electronic, but the transactions still remain mostly based on relationships between forwarders and cargo airlines. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
19.05.2020

DCSA targets elusive electronic bill of lading standard

Previous efforts to develop standard electronic bills of lading, generally driven by for profit solutions providers, have stalled due a lack of adoption. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
19.05.2020

Microsoft, FedEx partner to enhance supply chain visibility

FedEx Surround will help shippers gain both a broader and more granular view of their supply chains, the company said. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Microsoft is moving […]
18.05.2020

COVID-19 leaves bunker market awash in low-sulfur feedstocks

The price of very low-sulfur fuel oil in Houston was assessed at $437.50 per metric ton on March 2; by the end of the month, it […]
18.05.2020

Capacity cuts raise container line rates despite falling demand

By cutting so many sailings, carriers have been able to sustain spot market rates at levels 25-40 percent above those of last year on the east-west […]