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03.02.2022

US marine terminal acreage abuse cements port congestion

Container ships at Los Angeles–Long Beach remained at berth for an average of nearly six days in the fourth quarter of 2021, more than double the […]
03.02.2022

US resin shippers hopeful for export rebound after dismal 2021

US resin exports are beginning to climb again as more capacity comes online. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US resin exports are beginning to recover thanks to more […]
03.02.2022

Logistics payment options grow with BlueX Trade platform

BlueX Trade hinted in early 2021 that it had designs on being more than just a quoting platform and wanted to extend into ancillary services such […]
03.02.2022

Prolonged European schedule disruptions heighten capacity woes for East India trade

The South India-Europe Express (IEX) Service, operated jointly by Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express (ONE), has announced weeks of void sailings for the Indian port of […]
03.02.2022

TradeLens touts eBL progress in ag shipper-HSBC pilot

Syngenta estimates the electronic bill of lading pilot it participated in saved 10 days in document processing lead time and avoided extra costs associated with delayed […]
02.02.2022

LA-LB labor shortages dash hopes of CNY port recovery

Ports say the traditional cargo lull after the Lunar New Year will be less obvious this year because retailers are focused on replenishing near-record low inventories. […]
02.02.2022

US regulatory push on container shipping advancing steadily

In the last five months, the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has launched investigations into three container lines. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Container lines are reporting record […]
02.02.2022

US-Canada border protest forces freight rerouting

A relatively small number of Canadian truckers blocking a rural border crossing is having an outsized impact on shippers and supply chains connecting the western US […]
02.02.2022

Service issues push shipper to buy vessel, forwarders to launch own lines

Persistent disruption on the main ocean trades has encouraged some customers of container shipping to more permanently secure their own capacity. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. A Chinese […]
02.02.2022

Gulf Coast import growth propels regional warehousing boom

Asian imports led growth for Gulf Coast ports, thanks to the influx of retail-related cargo. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. More shippers are opting to land imports along […]