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22.02.2022

Transfix expanding brokerage platform as shippers increase demand

Drop-and-hook demand is becoming a leading driver of revenue and growth for digital brokerage Transfix. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Rising shipper demand for drop-and-hook trailer management and […]
22.02.2022

Cyberattack shuts down digital operations at Expeditors

Michael Angell, Associate Editor | Feb 22, 2022 2:11PM EST Expeditors said the cyberattack could have a material effect on earnings, depending on how quickly it […]
22.02.2022

Charleston port offers ILA path to resolve Leatherman dispute

The Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal (pictured) remains largely unused despite a backlog of 30 ships waiting to berth at the Port of Charleston on Feb. 22. […]
22.02.2022

Chartered air cargo capacity floods into trans-Pacific trade

DHL Express’ B777 freighter will add 920 tons of weekly capacity to a new trans-Pacific service. Photo credit: DHL. Forwarders continue to build air freight capacity […]
22.02.2022

AAL bucks MPV ordering trend with two new ships

An artist AAL Shipping is ordering two additional multipurpose vessels (MPVs) to expand capacity and take advantage of a strong breakbulk market at a time when […]
22.02.2022

Forwarders lagging on automated quote capability: RPA Labs

The fastest response time to an online rate request among 41 small to mid-size forwarders was 1.5 hours, compared to 4 minutes among 45 top 50 […]
21.02.2022

Clipper backs ‘highly attractive’ $1.3 billion GXO takeover offer

A GXO takeover of Clipper will grow the overall UK and European footprint and expand both companies’ cross-selling ability in the high-growth e-commerce sector. Photo credit: […]
18.02.2022

US-Canada cross-border truck rates still high after protests

Freight backlogs caused by the Ambassador Bridge blockade may takes weeks to clear, freight broker Loadsmart said. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Protests by Canadian truck drivers that […]
18.02.2022

Kerry Logistics to buy Top Ocean, bolstering end-to-end Asia-US services

JOC Staff | Feb 18, 2022 12:54PM EST A forwarding expert said the acquisition of The Top Ocean Group by Kerry Logistics further concentrates market share […]
18.02.2022

Global supply chain probe launched by ‘five eyes’ nations

Competition regulators in the «five eyes» nations have launched an international effort to ensure supply chain disruption is not used as cover for antitrust activities. Photo […]