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16.08.2019

Fr. Meyer’s Sohn: Forwarders fuel modern supply chain, not carriers

Digitalization is driving fundamental change in the supply chain, and the complexity is difficult for carriers and shippers to manage. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Forwarders will play […]
16.08.2019

LA-LB terminals expect smooth sailing for peak-season cargo

Average truck turn times at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex jumped 7.8 percent to 83 minutes in July, according to data from the Harbor Trucking […]
15.08.2019

Decarbonization pressures driving drastic changes in container shipping

Container carriers have already begun voluntarily reducing their carbon footprints, but shippers need to be prepared for the disruptive — and expensive — changes that must […]
15.08.2019

Mallory Alexander building project cargo unit

Michael Confessore, forwarder Mallory Alexander’s new director of project and breakbulk services, says there’s still plenty of value for project forwarders to provide despite the growing […]
14.08.2019

Containers, cranes removed from US tariff list

A ZPMC crane in Jacksonville, Florida. ZPMC is only one of two manufacturers of ship-to-shore cranes and both suppliers build the equipment in China. Photo credit: […]
14.08.2019

Proposed HOS reforms would give US truckers relief

The FMCSA proposed rule would increase flexibility on a number of issues that often now cause drivers to push the safety limits when stopping might be […]
14.08.2019

HMM cuts losses, warns of South Korea-Japan tensions

HMM has improved its operating losses in the second quarter, but a lengthening list of regional and global trade losses are not making its march to […]
14.08.2019

Infrastructure bank backs Montreal’s planned terminal

Container volume growth at the largest Eastern Canadian port surged 9 percent last year and is up nearly 6 percent year-to-date in 2019, according to port […]
14.08.2019

Evergreen doubles down on mega-ship order

The board of Evergreen has decided to dramatically increase the number of mega-ships in the carrier’s fleet. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The mega-ship arms race is far […]
14.08.2019

Can ‘smart containers’ prevent ship fires?

Carriers are searching for ways to end the steady outbreak of ship fires as misdeclared hazardous cargo continues to slip through the security net. Photo credit: […]