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26.03.2020

Shippers, docker unions slam EU carrier exemption from competition law

Customers of carriers and those providing services to shipping lines have strongly criticized the renewal of the block exemption regulation. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The European Commission […]
25.03.2020

NY-NJ prepares for potential cargo backlog

The Port of New York and New Jersey wants to ensure that marine terminals don’t get clogged with containers if area warehouses become full. Photo credit: […]
25.03.2020

US truck shippers capitalizing on HOS relief

Shippers need to prepare for drivers traveling longer and farther to deliver goods. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. As truck drivers rush to deliver essential goods during the […]
25.03.2020

Coronavirus capacity cuts spur expedited, priority ocean offerings

ECU Worldwide has launched an expedited LCL service on Matson’s weekly China-Long Beach Express run from Shanghai to Los Angeles. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Container lines and […]
25.03.2020

Annual China port volume to fall for second time since 1970: Alphaliner

Declining container volume in China reflects the impact of shutting down their economy for much of February, but the full-year volume is also likely to decline […]
25.03.2020

Acquisition expands FourKites’ freight visibility to the yard

Visibility technology is starting to connect inbound and outbound freight moves with activity inside static facilities to enable shippers to coordinate more effectively. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
25.03.2020

Truck makers shutting US plants on COVID-19 fears

‘Displaced’ capacity may make it harder to get automotive supply chains back on the road in the wake of the coronavirus. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US heavy-duty […]
25.03.2020

Baltimore container terminal to close again as China volumes wane

The Port of Baltimore’s sole specialized container cargo terminal will close for two more days in March due to low cargo volume. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Low […]
24.03.2020

West Coast ports adjust night shift hours for COVID-19 sanitizing

All 12 of the container terminals in Los Angeles and Long Beach and the Oakland International Container Terminal and TraPac facilities in Oakland regularly operate night […]
24.03.2020

Europe renews carrier exemption from competition laws

Carriers will be exempt from EU competition law until April 25, 2024, after a European Commission ruling made today. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The European Commission made […]