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04.09.2019

Shippers delaying US truck drivers longer: survey

Truck drivers are being detained longer during pickups and deliveries, cutting into their driving time and adding to shipping costs, despite efforts by “shippers of choice” […]
04.09.2019

2M Asia-Europe service suspension signals weak market

Freight rates on the Asia-North Europe trade are currently almost 20 percent below the same week last year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The suspension of Maersk and […]
04.09.2019

Slower growth, IMO tests stabilizing container shipping sector

  With the top nine major global carriers involved in three alliances, or highly integrated vessel-sharing agreements, most of them have focused on yield management rather […]
04.09.2019

Maersk rolls out single customs process flow to US, Canada shippers

Maersk’s newest solution is specifically aimed at importers managing multiple data sets when filing customs entries by country. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Maersk is aiming to allow […]
04.09.2019

Marad’s port automation query draws tepid response

Marad indicated it is interested in broadly researching automation as it applies to vehicles, trains, vessels, infrastructure, and equipment as ports are nodes where freight industries […]
03.09.2019

AMLO pushes cross-Mexico rail bridge

  A project vigorously being pursued by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador would upgrade the rail lines between the southern ports of Salina Cruz and […]
03.09.2019

Trans-Pac carriers begin levying low-sulfur surcharges

Cargo owners and non-vessel operating common carriers don’t consider the bunker adjustment factors the final word on actual costs. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Container lines are beginning […]
03.09.2019

Low-sulfur surcharge scope eludes Asia-Europe shippers

Limited demand for low-sulfur fuel is doing little to inform shippers of expected surcharge levels. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Shippers on Asia-Europe remain unable to determine container […]
03.09.2019

Stakeholders push for India inland review

A recent study by the Asian Development Bank found India’s domestic water transportation for freight handling has not kept pace with growing demand. Photo credit: Maersk […]
03.09.2019

Florida freight lockdown extends to Georgia, Carolinas

Dorian hit South Florida with a glancing blow but is still on track north toward Savannah and Charleston. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. STUART, Florida — The east coast […]