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23.08.2019

Shen charts course for Transfix growth

Startup tech-focused operators are luring venture capitalists not just into providing money but into joining their executive ranks to drive change in the freight industry. Photo […]
23.08.2019

Logistics software provider Turvo adds embedded payment tool

Not many shippers have a process where freight payment is directly integrated into the shipment procurement and execution elements of their operations. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Freight […]
23.08.2019

Halifax picks harbormaster of Australia’s Fremantle as CEO

Captain Allen Gray will from November head the Halifax Port Authority, steering a port that includes container, cruise and break bulk terminals, as well as other […]
23.08.2019

Shift higher coming for truck spot rates, demand: forecast

Small carriers are hurting this year with falling spot market rates, but Coyote Logistics says the industry has hit bottom and business should improve to end […]
22.08.2019

Five NY-NJ terminals to hike demurrage

Port Newark Container Terminal is one of five terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey that have raised demurrage fees as part of […]
22.08.2019

Trans-Pacific westbound spot rate plunge set to deepen

Spot rates in the westbound Pacific took a sizable drop this month due to declining US exports to Asia, which are resulting in especially low vessel […]
22.08.2019

Chinese port volumes slow amid trade war

Volumes handled by China’s top ports, such as Shanghai (above), through July were up 4.1 percent from the same period last year, but that was a […]
22.08.2019

3PL DB Schenker targets booming India logistics play

India represents about 15 percent of DB Schenker’s global business, although the German company wants to boost that to 30 percent by 2025. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
21.08.2019

Charleston, Savannah dredging projects advance

The Wando Welch Terminal. The Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract for the final phase to deepen the inner harbor to the Wando terminal to […]
21.08.2019

New extra-loaders put downward pressure on trans-Pac rates

Carriers continue to send mixed messages as they respond to the uncertainties over four rounds of tariffs on imports from China by the Trump administration this […]