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16.02.2022

C.H. Robinson enters autonomous trucking race

C.H. Robinson and Waymo envision autonomous trucks being used by smaller carriers in dedicated long-haul operations, freeing drivers to pursue more short-haul freight. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
16.02.2022

‘No decision’ on rumored DB Schenker sale: Deutsche Bahn

DB Schenker German rail operator Deutsche Bahn moved Wednesday to tamp down renewed speculation that it was nearing a deal to sell forwarding subsidiary DB Schenker, […]
16.02.2022

Food shippers tapping Florida ports to avoid congestion

Florida’s cold-chain warehousing belt along the I-4 corridor can serve grocery and retail customers throughout the Southeast. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Fresh and prepared food shippers are […]
16.02.2022

US importers negotiate trans-Pacific service contracts with far less leverage

Getting MQC space is paramount in this negotiation cycle for annual trans-Pacific service contracts, and it is coming with a higher price. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com As […]
16.02.2022

Disrupted ocean trades see rising use of shipper-owned boxes

Shipper-owned containers are used in situations where it can be difficult to guarantee access to boxes, such as in congested ports and inland logistics chains where […]
16.02.2022

Maersk plans to connect supply chains at the ‘middle’

The “middle mile” between distribution centers and fulfillment centers or stores is just as critical as the last mile, Maersk has found. Photo credit: Pilot Freight […]
16.02.2022

SM Line follows Zim in being dropped by 2M in trans-Pac slot-swap agreement

Trans-Pacific carriers are positioning themselves for what is forecast to be another year of elevated import volumes. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The 2M Alliance of Mediterranean Shipping […]
16.02.2022

Truckload rates ease on USWC amid uptick in IPI activity: sources

Truckload spot rates have flatlined or declined on the West Coast, but available intermodal rail data does not show yet whether this means more freight is […]
15.02.2022

THE Alliance to split Asia-Europe-USWC service

THE Alliance will add larger, more fuel-efficient vessels on some of its major trades for 2022. Photo credit: Hapag-Lloyd. THE Alliance plans to break one of […]
15.02.2022

Flexport lands two trans-Pacific freighters in Eastern Air charter deal

Flexport more than doubled its chartered freight capacity in 2021, securing greater access to controlled air freight space in a high demand-limited capacity environment. Photo credit: […]