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27.01.2022

Carrier rate push continues to pound India-US cargo amid sustained demand

Mediterranean Shipping Co. from Feb. 14 will levy a $4,000 per-container peak-season surcharge for all cargo from India to the US and San Juan, Puerto Rico. […]
27.01.2022

Rate platform Xeneta acquires air freight data specialist CLIVE

Real-time air freight data is crucial for shippers and their forwarders planning cargo shipments in such a volatile market. Photo credit: Shutterstock Freight rate benchmarking platform […]
26.01.2022

Global vessel arrival times slump to record low: Sea-Intelligence

Congested ports on the major east-west trades dragged down vessel schedule reliability in December. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Global schedule reliability of container ships plunged to its […]
26.01.2022

Mobile readies to add inland rail reach with land deal

Michael Angell, Associate Editor | Jan 26, 2022 2:20PM EST The Port of Mobile is looking to boost its intermodal reach through Alabama and beyond. Photo […]
26.01.2022

Canadian National names first female CEO in its history

Ari Ashe, Senior Editor | Jan 26, 2022 11:48AM EST CN’s intermodal volume declined 19 percent in the fourth quarter compared with Q4 2020. Photo credit: […]
26.01.2022

Vaccine mandates not slowing US-Canada freight

The use of vaccinated truckers has kept freight moving across the US-Canada border with few, if any, delays reported. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US and Canadian shippers […]
26.01.2022

China-Europe rail slowdown gives respite to stretched network

Early factory closures in China and pandemic control measures are putting the brakes on runaway Asia-Europe rail freight volume. Photo credit: Metrans. China-Europe rail traffic has […]
26.01.2022

LA-LB ports look to extend incentives for nighttime truck trips

Terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach say charging the traffic mitigation fee only on daytime truck trips has not resulted in more container moves at night. […]
26.01.2022

Forwarders’ digital needs feed latest Logixboard investment

Logixboard’s $32 million round was led by Insight Partners, which has experience in the logistics technology sector, having previously invested in E2open and project44. Photo credit: […]
26.01.2022

Truck capacity to stay tight, pushing up LTL rates: SMC3

Old Dominion Freight Line President and CEO Greg Gantt said equipment shortages could send LTL freight rates even higher this spring and in the fall peak […]