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30.03.2020

New round of Asia-Europe capacity cuts as demand falls

The 2M Alliance will withdraw 21 percent of its capacity from Asia-North Europe and 22 percent from Asia-Med routes from early April to mid-June. Photo credit: […]
30.03.2020

Breakbulk shippers increasing ISPM 15 ‘self-mitigation’ measures

A lack of transparency remains a major impediment to compliance with ISPM 15, rules meant to prevent the introduction of invasive and destructive pests like the […]
28.03.2020

Market uncertainty lifts US trucking instant quotes by double-digits

Digital brokers are navigating a topsy-turvy freight market, which makes it very difficult to anticipate how much it will cost to purchase a truck in two […]
28.03.2020

Rally of US agricultural exports to China on shaky ground

The combination of a strengthening dollar and the possible collapse of economies overseas due to COVID-19 could reduce demand for US exports. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com US […]
27.03.2020

Pile up of non-essential cargo at US ports raises alarms

The scarcity of space at terminals is leading to concern about diversions in the event that certain ports are temporarily closed. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Even as […]
27.03.2020

Dynamic container pricing gives carriers repositioning edge

There is a disconnect today between price, supply, and demand in the container spot market, says Mizzen Group. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Many discussions on the topic […]
27.03.2020

Project forwarders grapple with COVID-19, oil price crash

Sliding oil prices and the spread of COVID-19 could add up to a double whammy for service providers that specialize in energy-project related cargo. Photo credit: […]
27.03.2020

Border bottlenecks freed up after EC intervenes

Lengthy traffic jams for trucks at internal European Union borders last week have eased with a more coordinated approach being taken to the processing of cargo […]
27.03.2020

Europe faces $11 billion hit from US-China ‘phase one’ deal: study

US tariffs on European Union auto makers are still pending, and while the coronavirus may have put the brakes on the trans-Atlantic trade dispute, the issues […]
26.03.2020

Automaker closures to cut Charleston’s April ro-ro volumes

The Columbus Street terminal in Charleston will have fewer BMW automobiles in April with the automaker suspending production in its Spartanburg plant for two weeks due […]