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16.09.2019

Brazil cotton export boom highlights infrastructure woes

Some 246,935 TEU of cotton was shipped out of Brazil during the 2018-2019 cotton season, up more than 35 percent from the 2017-18 marketing year. Essentially […]
16.09.2019

Brazilian cotton exports squeeze outbound ocean capacity

Some 246,935 TEU of cotton was shipped out of Brazil during the 2018-19 cotton season, up more than 35 percent from the 2017-18 marketing year. Essentially […]
16.09.2019

Trade uncertainty impacting US reefer shippers

Cargo owners, ocean carriers, ports, and terminal operators all have a part to play in adapting transportation strategies and infrastructure to meet the demands of modern […]
16.09.2019

Pyle, Oak Harbor ink cross-country LTL partnership

A. Duie Pyle will get a West Coast presence for the first time through its partnership with Oak Harbor Freight Lines. Photo credit: A. Duie Pyle. […]
16.09.2019

Nansha (Guangzhou) attracts first US East Coast direct service

The port of Nansha (Guangzhou) has attracted its first direct service to the US East Coast, giving the Pearl River Delta port further growth momentum as […]
16.09.2019

JOC Top 40 container carrier rankings first half 2019

Ocean Network Express (ONE) grew its first-half US export volume 27.2 percent, the most of any of the top five carriers in the trade, rebounding from […]
16.09.2019

LA air cargo expansion shelved

The new air cargo terminal was to be part of LAX’s massive $16 billion passenger terminal expansion and modernization program. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A planned new […]
14.09.2019

More trans-Pacific carriers to levy interim IMO surcharges in November

Shippers in the trans-Pacific should brace for a confusing fourth quarter as carriers in October file low-sulfur fuel surcharges customers will have to pay in November […]
13.09.2019

Larger container lines squeezing intra-Asia carriers

Schedule reliability for niche intra-Asia carriers ranged from 75 percent to 90 percent in July, according to data from Sea-Intelligence. Photo credit: Igor Grochev / Shutterstock.com. […]
13.09.2019

Saia expands as LTL truckers navigate softer market

Saia will open two terminals in New York and one in Western Pennsylvania this month. Photo credit: Ari Ashe/JOC.com. The United States economy and freight demand […]