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29.04.2020

NS focusing on intermodal efficiencies rather than chasing freight

Norfolk Southern’s intermodal volume in the last four weeks has been the weakest start to a second quarter since 2011, according to AAR data. Photo credit: […]
29.04.2020

Cosco lifts unit revenue even as volumes drop

It was a relatively good start to the year for Cosco Shipping, with tight capacity management fending off the impact of a worsening business environment. Photo […]
29.04.2020

COVID-19 knocks trucking recovery back years

The decline in trucking volumes will exacerbate pressures on small trucking companies that haven’t built up their own shipper customer base. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. While the […]
29.04.2020

Global recession will weigh on air cargo recovery: IATA

More airlines are reconfiguring their passenger planes to carry cargo as demand for medical equipment outstrips all available capacity. Photo credit: Swiss WorldCargo. Air cargo capacity […]
29.04.2020

Judge rejects GCT attempt to block Maersk from shifting NY-NJ services

A US District Court in New York on Monday denied a request from GCT for a preliminary injunction to prevent Maersk from canceling its lease early. […]
29.04.2020

US maritime regulators formalize detention and demurrage rule

The finalized rule comes as the threat of detention and demurrage rises due to reduced gate hours at US ports as marine terminals adjust operating hours […]
29.04.2020

Surge in pandemic B2C deliveries taxes UPS

UPS package cars are making 15 more stops a day on average as ecommerce volumes and home deliveries rise, and density in the delivery network is […]
28.04.2020

eModal targets drayage optimization as differentiator

Advent eModal is one of the more established names in terminal operations technology and is present in eight of the 10 biggest North American port clusters. […]
28.04.2020

Capacity cuts hold up Asia-Europe rates

Aggressive capacity cuts on the Asia-Europe trade is paying off for the carriers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The blank sailing strategy by carriers continues to prop up […]
28.04.2020

Dynamic e-commerce pricing gives container lines commodification exit

Spot rates booked on Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd’s websites now account for more than 10 percent of each of their total spot rate transactions. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]