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28.08.2019

TMS and EDI providers partner to broaden reach of freight digitization

Extending the ability for shippers, brokers, and carriers to transact basic processes like tendering and payment via EDI will bring more parties into a digital environment. […]
28.08.2019

Maersk’s digital transformation takes root in Bangalore

Maersk is making a big bet that development of internal and startup technology will make its transformation into a global logistics integrator a success. Photo credit: […]
28.08.2019

‘Very soft” Mexican peak season expected

The weak Mexican economy is expected to mean a slower peak season as consumers and businesses hold off spending. With consumer demand weak and the Mexican […]
28.08.2019

Tariffs slow US wind project momentum

Wind turbines at the Solano wind farm in California. Credit: CalWea Following the strongest second quarter in four years – normally a slow time for the […]
27.08.2019

JOC VIDEO: The evolving container trade tech landscape

JOC.com Senior Technology Editor Eric Johnson talks about what the introduction of three new carrier-developed digital entities — TradeLens, the Global Business Shipping Network, and the […]
27.08.2019

Cork port doubles customs capacity ahead of Brexit

Cork, in the south of Ireland, is the country’s second-largest port, handling total container traffic of 228,762 TEU last year. Photo credit: Port of Cork. The […]
27.08.2019

LA-LB look to collaborate to stop Asia cargo bleed

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have lost more than 20 percent market share to competing North American ports since 2002, according to LA’s […]
27.08.2019

New tariffs threaten to reverse US inventory decline

US inventory levels are 5.2 percent higher than a year ago, but dropped in June from May. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US manufacturers and retailers continue to […]
27.08.2019

Heartland buys Millis Transfer

Heartland has purchased Millis Transfer for $150 million, an acquisition the Iowa-based carrier hopes will be much smoother than Interstate Distributor Co. Photo credit: Heartland Express. […]
26.08.2019

OOCL swings to profit on higher rates, capacity restraint

Just over a year after its acquisition by Cosco Shipping Holdings, the parent company of Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) said it had turned a profit […]