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29.08.2019

Florida ports monitoring approaching storm

The US Coast Guard ordered terminals in the Port of Miami (above) to implement storm stacking plans for containers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Vessel movements in ports […]
29.08.2019

NY-NJ targets weekend labor efficiency

Emerging from a summer in which terminals suffered sporadic labor shortages, the Port of New York and New Jersey is launching a program to improve efficiency […]
29.08.2019

India cabotage reform boosts DP World’s Cochin volumes

Freight movement at DP World’s transshipment terminal at the Indian port of Cochin hit 24,239 TEU in the 2018-19 fiscal year, a more than four-fold increase […]
29.08.2019

J.B. Hunt levies intermodal peak season surcharge: sources

J.B. Hunt is the first intermodal provider to announce peak season surcharges on excess freight even though year-to-date volumes are lower than a year ago. Photo […]
29.08.2019

ILWU Canada’s automation study warns of deep job losses

Marine terminal digitization and automation at the ports of Vancouver (above) and Prince Rupert could reduce dockworker jobs by 50-90 percent, according to a new study. […]
29.08.2019

Despite bankruptcies, more US truckers rolling

The number of US trucking companies is rising, not falling, even in a soft freight market. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Amid a series of trucking bankruptcies, the […]
28.08.2019

UP-CSX weigh reversal of service cuts: sources

Union Pacific Railroad and CSX Transportation, struggling to recover volume after service cuts, are reaching out to shippers and logistics providers about reinstating direct service to […]
28.08.2019

Storm halts vessel movements in USVI, Puerto Rico

Dorian, which strengthened into a hurricane Wednesday afternoon, was approaching the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico (above) with maximum sustained winds near 75 mph. Photo […]
28.08.2019

Finding the digital quote sweet spot

The migration of spot freight procurement to digital platforms comes with a learning, with data gathered by Cargobase showing that shippers can The spot freight procurement […]
28.08.2019

Air shippers fear costs, delays due to Hong Kong X-ray rule

Air cargo volumes at Hong Kong International Airport fell 6.8 percent to 2.7 million tons in the first seven months of this year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]