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19.08.2019

US-Canada truck preclearance moves closer to reality

The number of trucks traversing US-Canada ports of entry was down 2.7 percent in the first quarter of 2019 on a year-over-year basis, equating to about […]
19.08.2019

Adani closes in on India port buy

Ahmedabad-headquartered Adani currently has operations at 10 port locations in India; Krishnapatnam (above) would add to that number. Photo credit: Krishnapatnam Port. The Adani Group, India’s […]
19.08.2019

Proposed HOS changes hold risks for shippers

  A new federal regulation that would overhaul hours-of-service rules for the US trucking industry is coming at a particularly bad time, says Jeff Tucker, CEO […]
19.08.2019

Maersk works to monetize TradeLens

Maersk wants its blockchain TradeLens platform to be a fully diversified driver of revenue apart from its physical liner and logistics operations. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. With […]
19.08.2019

THE, OCEAN pacts set to dominate evolving trans-Pacific

OCEAN Alliance carriers handled 24.7 percent of US imports from Asia in the first five months of 2019, followed by THE Alliance (24.7 percent), non-alliance lines […]
17.08.2019

Mexico’s Progreso plans new container, auto facilities

The container terminal at the Port of Progreso, in the south of Mexico, will undergo an upgrade by operator APM Terminals Yucatan as the federal government […]
16.08.2019

Trans-Pac spot rate drop underscores modest peak forecast

Carriers have positioned themselves for a soft August-October peak season by blanking a record 31 sailings in the eastbound trans-Pacific in the second quarter. Photo credit: […]
16.08.2019

Midwest, NE truck lanes buck falling US rates

Trucking rates have climbed in August out of Chicago and nearby Joliet (above), a silver lining in the 2019 freight downturn. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Despite the […]
16.08.2019

2019 JOC Directory of Trucking Companies

The 2019 JOC Directory of Trucking Companies is a one-stop source of information for North American shippers and third-party logistics providers on nearly 180 select trucking […]
16.08.2019

Major container lines to study alternative fuels

The World Shipping Council wants to channel ideas and possibilities for a zero-carbon alternative shipping fuel through a new IMO research group. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The […]