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06.08.2019

LA-LB ports say off-dock chassis storage yards essential

The executive director of the Port of Los Angeles said many stakeholders generally support the concept of moving chassis off dock. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Despite the […]
05.08.2019

Mexican port chief promotes container cabotage

Mexican port officials are developing a plan to send containers by barge within the country, to reduce the cargo volume that goes by truck and help […]
05.08.2019

COO Tibbetts to leave Virginia port

Shawn Tibbetts, who joined the Port of Virginia in 2003 and oversaw the implementation of a truck appointment system at the Virginia International Gateway and the […]
05.08.2019

Trucking searches for 2020 vision

With rates depressed and freight demand low, US trucking firms hope to exit 2019 on a better note than they entered it. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US […]
05.08.2019

Modernization drives flow boost for India’s BMCT

BMCT processed 1,433 moves, accounting for 2,099 TEU, in just seven hours on July 29, an average crane rate of 210 moves per hour. Photo credit: […]
05.08.2019

Container contract reliability efforts gaining traction

No-show containers can exceed 40 percent on a voyage in the most severe cases, but generally account for a quarter of bookings. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The […]
05.08.2019

Capacity cuts, price hikes lift Asia-Europe rates

Asia-North Europe spot rates have risen almost 17 percent since the last week of July. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Rising spot rates on the Asia-Europe trade over […]
05.08.2019

Green shipping can make economic sense

“Green” shipping can go hand in hand with lower costs, but the key is establishing independence from a single source of energy. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. As […]
02.08.2019

Firming trans-Pac spot rates signal calmer peak

The Asia-US West Coast spot rate this week was $1,589 per FEU, up 10.9 percent from $1,433 last week. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Spot rates in the […]
02.08.2019

TransX helps CN win domestic intermodal business

CN’s second-quarter intermodal revenue was up 15 percent year over year, to C$992 million ($751 million), as total volume rose 1 percent. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Canadian […]