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22.04.2020

Data reveals extent of April’s trucking decline

ATRI’s data show trucking activity in New York state slipped 17 percentage points from March 15 through April 5. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. New data is documenting […]
21.04.2020

Daimler, Volvo partner on hydrogen-powered trucks

Whether powered by fuel cells or batteries, electric trucks will need a fueling infrastructure that at the moment does not exist. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Daimler Truck […]
21.04.2020

COVID-19 a likely catalyst for tech investment: survey

More than half of shippers and 3PLs surveyed last week said they were totally or mostly unprepared for the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo credit: […]
21.04.2020

Asia-Europe container rate levels defy collapse in demand

A huge amount of withdrawn capacity on Asia-Europe is an indicator of the rapid fall in demand on the trade. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Despite sharply deteriorating […]
21.04.2020

Shipping decarbonization research centers on fuel cells

Hydrogen fuel cells are already powering smaller vessels and port machinery, but R&D is making progress in testing whether the carbon neutral option is viable at […]
21.04.2020

Carriers warn of widespread disruption from Indian port congestion

A shortage of storage space has forced the Hazira Port to temporarily suspend export movement. Photo credit: Adani Ports. With import cargo offtake seeing no traction […]
21.04.2020

Expectations low for quick US trucking recovery

Segments of the US economy tied to freight transportation are taking a “disproportionate hit” in the pandemic, FTR said. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Expectations that US domestic […]
20.04.2020

US 2020 wind projects at risk due to COVID-19 delays

US wind energy developers were planning or beginning construction of about 44 new gigawatts of wind-powered energy generation as of the end of 2019. Credit: American […]
20.04.2020

Wilmington, NC, triples reefer container storage capacity

Wilmington plans to eventually expand its total reefer yard capacity to be able to handle more than 1,000 containers. Photo credit: North Carolina State Ports Authority. […]
20.04.2020

CBP reopens chance for importers to defer duties

CBP initially told importers March 20 it would entertain requests to delay duty payments before pulling that opportunity off the shelf days later. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]