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11.05.2020

Chittagong shippers contend with feeder suspension, congestion fees

The vessel turnaround time in Chittagong port shot up to 16 to 18 days after the Bangladesh government enforced a country-wide shutdown on March 26. Photo […]
11.05.2020

UP shuts Cold Connect reefer service

A Union Pacific Cold Connect train leaving Washington state heading toward New York. Cold Connect has shut down after struggling to compete against other railroads and […]
11.05.2020

Startup gets funding to build warehouse automation interoperability

Rising demand for e-commerce is driving warehouse operators and contract logistics providers to invest in robotics, but those systems have traditionally been «walled gardens.» Photo credit: […]
08.05.2020

Chassis tensions tempered by willingness to talk

A longstanding disagreement between truckers and ocean carriers has boiled over to a potential complaint to the FMC, but both sides also appear willing to see […]
08.05.2020

JOC Research Note: Intermodal savings evaporate in April

Domestic intermodal lose almost all its price savings in April after a huge swoon in truckload rates, and volume will likely remain depressed until truck rates […]
08.05.2020

European ports buffeted by COVID-19-related blank sailings

Though more ports are experiencing a decline in containership calls, the extent to which blanked sailings is affecting ports has eased in the last week. Photo […]
08.05.2020

Recession wipes out 88,000 trucking jobs: BLS

Transportation and warehousing employment dropped 10.2 percent in April from the previous month as the US unemployment rate hit 14.7 percent. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Widespread US […]
08.05.2020

Carriers offering Indian shippers more free time to avoid penalties

Container lines active in trades out of India have effectively extended waivers until mid-May for import cargo that has overstayed free time. Photo credit: PSA India. […]
08.05.2020

Savannah April volumes best forecast, but grim months loom

Although Savannah expects about a 20 percent decline in May and June, the results in April were not as bad as port officials had feared. Photo […]
07.05.2020

Trucking technology providers connect on parking availability

SecurSpace helps commercial real estate owners get revenue from unused land by tapping into an on-demand source of drivers looking for parking space. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]