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11.09.2019

New financing terms clear way for changes at YRC

YRC plans to keep its separate subsidiaries, but share more resources. Photo credit: YRC Worldwide. YRC Worldwide secured a longer financial runway from its lenders, obtaining […]
11.09.2019

Carriers in no rush to make low-sulfur switch

High-sulfur fuel oil prices at the major bunker hub of Rotterdam (above) have fallen sharply in the lead up to implementation of the IMO 2020 mandate. […]
11.09.2019

Tech providers urge broader vision for ‘visibility’

Knowing the location of a truck or container isn’t enough — that data must be actionable, speakers at the JOC LogTech Conference said. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
11.09.2019

Long Beach exceeding emissions reduction goals

Long Beach’s 2018 emissions inventory measured diesel pollution reductions from ocean-going vessels, tugs and other harbor craft, marine terminal cargo-handling equipment, railroad locomotives, and heavy-duty trucks. […]
11.09.2019

Asia-Europe ocean capacity cuts come under fire

Shippers complain that the often late notice given to blank sailings is hard to plan around. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Blank sailings are used by carriers to […]
11.09.2019

US intermodal poised for a rebound?

Trucks transitioning from automatic onboard recording devices (AOBRDs) to electronic logging devices (ELDs) could remove up to 40 percent of existing capacity, particularly in the long-haul […]
11.09.2019

Hong Kong shippers alarmed over rising logistics costs

The Hong Kong logistics industry grew at an average of 0.6 percent per year from 2006 to 2016, according to a report from the region’s Legislative […]
11.09.2019

Fast-growing Ontario terminal eyes rail link

The Hamilton Container Terminal in Ontario, Canada, is attracting business by offering a portfolio of niche services for exporters and providing a drop-off and distribution terminal […]
10.09.2019

Retailers project pre-tariff jump in November imports

Despite an import spike coming in November, 2019 will end up being an unspectacular year, with US imports projected to increase just 0.7 percent from 2018. […]
10.09.2019

Panama approves lower tolls for container ships

The government of Panama has approved reduced toll rates for container ships transiting the Panama Canal, mindful of the need to stay competitive with the Suez […]