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23.12.2021

New market dynamics driving demand for freight futures

Logistics practitioners unfamiliar with the use of hedging tools and financial instruments need to be educated about how such products work, consultant Bjorn Vang Jensen says. […]
23.12.2021

Outlook 2022: Automation key to CBP’s facilitation of rising low-value shipments

In 2022, CBP will increase scrutiny of low-value shipments and expand its ability to inspect containers for illegal narcotics. Photo credit: US Customs and Border Protection. […]
23.12.2021

Outlook 2022: Automation key to CBP’s facilitation of rising low-value shipments

In 2022, CBP will increase scrutiny of low-value shipments and expand its ability to inspect containers for illegal narcotics. Photo credit: US Customs and Border Protection. […]
23.12.2021

Railroads, IEPs to add 10,000 chassis in 2022

Stoughton Trailers, the primary US-based 53-foot chassis manufacturer, builds chassis for DCLI and Norfolk Southern Railway. Photo credit: David Brittingham/Flickr. Railroads and intermodal equipment providers (IEPs) […]
23.12.2021

NY-NJ vessel backlog creeps back up amid bigger ship calls

Larger ships mean longer berthing windows for vessels already in port. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. An increasing number of larger container ships calling on the Port of […]
22.12.2021

Long Beach port shooting for cargo visibility in crowded arena

The Federal Maritime Commission is also examining the issue of data sharing among ports, terminals, and container lines to assist shippers with better visibility. Photo credit: […]
22.12.2021

Container imports jump at Everett as carriers seek alternative ports

G2Ocean delivering containers for Seattle-based Amazon at the Port of Everett, Washington. Credit: Port of Everett After five years of roller-coaster export and import tonnage, Washington […]
22.12.2021

Chassis shortage prompts BNSF demurrage in Dallas, Phoenix, Stockton

Shippers who use Amazon, Walmart, COFC, Swift, and other 53-foot containers to ship cargo are having to pay demurrage with a chassis shortage in three US […]
22.12.2021

Maersk signs $3.6 billion takeover deal for LF Logistics

Maersk’s container integrator strategy was unveiled in 2017 and it has since acquired a range of logistics assets across the world. Photo credit: A.P. Moller-Maersk Maersk […]
22.12.2021

Maersk signs $3.6 billion deal for LF Logistics unit

Maersk’s container integrator strategy was unveiled in 2017 and it has since acquired a range of logistics assets across the world. Photo credit: A.P. Møller-Maersk. Maersk […]