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07.02.2022

New container slots, pop-up storage help Savannah navigate rising dwells

There were as many as 30 vessels anchored outside Savannah last September; now vessels may have a short wait to get into the harbor. Photo credit: […]
07.02.2022

Flexport’s valuation soars amid latest venture capital infusion

Flexport’s revenue reportedly grew from $1.3 billion in 2020 to $3.3 billion in 2021, and its eastbound trans-Pacific volume growth outpaced the market. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
07.02.2022

FMC seeks input on proposed per-diem fee rules

Lack of container return locations and inaccurate information about when containers are available are key issues that have resulted in billing disputes between carriers and shippers. […]
07.02.2022

Ro/ro volumes surge at NWSA as cargo shippers flee container chaos

Breakbulk cargo, including high and heavy ro/ro, grew 25.6 percent in 2021 at the Northwest Seaport Alliance. Photo credit: NWSA Port congestion and high container rates […]
05.02.2022

Philadelphia port secures new state funding for modernization work

JOC Staff | Feb 04, 2022 4:01PM EST The Port of Philadelphia handled 739,323 TEU last year, up 15 percent from 2020. Photo credit: Port of […]
04.02.2022

Winter storm drops fresh disruption on US shippers

Recovery from the widespread winter storm hitting the US will be tougher because of existing supply chain problems. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A widespread winter storm is […]
04.02.2022

JOC Intermodal Savings Index: Record contract savings in Q4

The JOC Contract Intermodal Savings Index averaged 141.1 in Q4, a new record, while the JOC Spot ISI was slightly below average at 113.2. Photo credit: […]
04.02.2022

US imports help fuel strong, long-term LTL growth

ODFL’s daily LTL volume rose 19.4 percent in 2021, as expanded terminal network capacity drew more freight. Photo credit: Old Dominion Freight Line. The US less-than-truckload […]
04.02.2022

Inland rail reach key to Mobile port’s growth: CEO

Alabama is the third-largest state for US auto manufacturing, with plans to grow that sector in the coming years. Photo credit: Alabama Port Authority. The Port […]
04.02.2022

Senate bill propels US shipping reform forward

OSRA 2022, introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and John Thune, R-S.D., would require carriers and marine terminals to certify container storage fees. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com […]