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20.01.2022

Cargo data timeliness, consistency bigger hurdle than access: shippers

The FMC is in the midst of its Maritime Transportation Data Initiative, with a target of assembling recommendations for how to resolve key data gaps by […]
20.01.2022

Matson’s Q4 results show China shipping surge

Matson said the current level of exceptionally high trans-Pacific demand will continue through this year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US-flagged ocean carrier Matson said its fourth-quarter 2021 […]
20.01.2022

Senate needs careful approach on US shipping reform

The House of Representatives in early December overwhelmingly passed the “Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021.” Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. By now everyone knows that the international […]
20.01.2022

Australia forwarder eyes regional expansion with new funding

Explorate plans to use its investment to double its headcount in 2022, with an eye on eventual expansion in Oceania and Southeast Asia. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
20.01.2022

Worker retention the real problem in US transportation, warehouse sector: analyst

An analysis of data suggests claims that US transportation and warehousing firms are having extreme difficulty hiring workers should be viewed with some skepticism, says Jason […]
20.01.2022

North America facing worst of port congestion: K&N

Heavily congested terminals in the US are likely to see bottlenecks continue through the first half as import demand continues to replenish low inventory levels. Photo […]
20.01.2022

Forwarder shifl wades into cargo payment space

shifl plans to eventually offer its payment tool as a white labeled product to other supply chain parties, including other third-party logistics providers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
19.01.2022

Outlook 2022: Logical leadership

The concept of the supply chain hit the mainstream media with a bang in 2020, with mentions swelling to a 10-year peak in the fourth quarter. […]
19.01.2022

Modest growth expected for US imports from Asia after record-setting 2021

US imports from Asia set a new record in 2021, jumping 14.4 percent over the previous record set in 2020. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US imports from […]
19.01.2022

Schneider to leave BNSF for Union Pacific in 2023

Schneider National, the third-largest asset-owning US intermodal marketing company, owns more than 25,000 containers. Photo credit: Ari Ashe/JOC.com. Schneider National will leave BNSF Railway to partner […]