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29.01.2022

Network changes boost Asia capacity to East, Gulf coasts

Zim will no longer take part in four services offered through 2M Alliance. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Ocean carriers in two major container alliances have announced 2022 […]
29.01.2022

Growing demand for domestic containers leaves shortage of 53-foot chassis

With Amazon, Walmart, and others bringing in thousands of new 53-foot containers, the chassis supply has been stretched thin as new orders are still being built. […]
28.01.2022

US East Coast e-commerce network growth fuels imports

Amazon will increase its US East Coast fulfillment capacity by 25 percent over the next several years. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The growth in US East Coast […]
28.01.2022

Ro/ro carriers brace for auto surge amid capacity crunch

Recovering auto production could lead to tighter capacity in the automotive logistics supply chain. Photo credit: Georgia Ports Authority. Roll-on/roll-off (ro/ro) carriers are attempting to manage […]
28.01.2022

Forwarders add Asia air, rail services as Omicron spreads

Trucks line up in Vietnam waiting to cross into China. More than 2,000 trucks are stuck in border queues with waiting times as long as 30 […]
28.01.2022

Vancouver rail service struggling ahead of new import surge

Vancouver stakeholders say some operational functions, such as drayage, have not been significantly impacted by the interruptions in rail service. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Intermodal rail service […]
28.01.2022

Truckload carriers see no break in freight demand

Truckload carriers are moving higher volumes, but freight often travels shorter distances as shipper distribution needs become increasingly regional and even local. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Major […]
27.01.2022

Container lines beefing up Asia–US East Coast capacity: eeSea

East Coast imports are rising as more shippers attempt to avoid the bottlenecks at West Coast ports. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Correction: A previous version of this […]
27.01.2022

Container lines beefing up US East Coast capacity: eeSea

East Coast imports are rising as more shippers attempt to avoid the bottlenecks at West Coast ports. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The US East Coast will start […]
27.01.2022

Robust rail rates dilute case for China-Europe subsidies: forwarders

China has been steadily cutting back its state subsidization of the rail freight network with Europe. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The high rates and sustained demand for […]