News

20.01.2022

Forwarder shifl wades into cargo payment space

shifl plans to eventually offer its payment tool as a white labeled product to other supply chain parties, including other third-party logistics providers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
19.01.2022

Outlook 2022: Logical leadership

The concept of the supply chain hit the mainstream media with a bang in 2020, with mentions swelling to a 10-year peak in the fourth quarter. […]
19.01.2022

Modest growth expected for US imports from Asia after record-setting 2021

US imports from Asia set a new record in 2021, jumping 14.4 percent over the previous record set in 2020. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US imports from […]
19.01.2022

Schneider to leave BNSF for Union Pacific in 2023

Schneider National, the third-largest asset-owning US intermodal marketing company, owns more than 25,000 containers. Photo credit: Ari Ashe/JOC.com. Schneider National will leave BNSF Railway to partner […]
19.01.2022

Antwerp matches record annual volume despite supply chain woes

Barge and short-sea transport at Antwerp was heavily impacted through 2021 by persistent congestion at the Belgian hub. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The Northern European hub port […]
19.01.2022

Intermodal congestion seen in Q4 shows no signs of easing: J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt’s volume fell 3 percent year over year in the fourth quarter, even though the company grew its container fleet 5 percent in the same […]
18.01.2022

South Korea’s competition watchdog fines carriers $81 million in price-setting probe

The fines levied by South Korean regulators came after a probe of freight rates from South Korea to Southeast Asia. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Cosco Shipping Lines, […]
18.01.2022

Huge cost of green fuel threatens decarbonization: maritime groups

The cost of zero-emission fuel through the 2030s and 2040s will be significantly above that of incumbent fuel, and finding a way to close that competitiveness […]
17.01.2022

Freightos acquisition expands US digital air cargo footprint

IAG Cargo reported a doubling of the number of digital air freight bookings through 2021 for its belly cargo space offered on British Airways, Iberia, and […]
13.01.2022

Ocean Alliance adds new Asia services into US, Canada

The Ocean Alliance comprises some 352 container ships of 4.43 million capacity. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The Ocean Alliance, the second-largest container ship alliance by capacity, unveiled […]