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20.12.2021

Biden effort to attract truck labor not a short-term fix

Larger trucking operators are having more difficulty hiring drivers, and more difficulty keeping them. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The Biden administration’s attempts to create more opportunities for […]
20.12.2021

Charleston congestion easing offshore despite heavy volumes

While South Carolina port officials say the inventory on terminal is elevated, stakeholders have done a better job moving containers in the last couple weeks. Photo […]
17.12.2021

US cabinet secretaries ask carriers for more Oakland, Portland calls

Exporters from Oakland and Portland have been whipsawed by changing vessel services. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Two US cabinet secretaries have written a letter to the major […]
17.12.2021

Nowports latest digital forwarder to attract Tiger Global, SoftBank

Nowports’ latest round is the second this year, after it secured $24 million earlier in 2021 to tap into latent demand for digital forwarding services in […]
17.12.2021

FedEx relies on LTL trucking division for package assist

FedEx Freight provided backup for FedEx Ground as package demand soared, while handling 3.1 percent more freight in the last quarter. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. FedEx Freight, […]
17.12.2021

Wan Hai inks berth deal to ease carrier’s LA-LB vessel backlog

Wan Hai said it will deploy additional vessels to the US East Coast amid the historic congestion gripping the West Coast. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Wan Hai […]
17.12.2021

Port congestion behind November dip in US imports from Asia

Port congestion, caused primarily by warehouses filled to capacity and equipment shortages throughout the US, is forecasted to continue well into 2022. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US […]
17.12.2021

General rate increases point toward higher LTL pricing

Old Dominion Freight Line joined LTL carriers raising non-contract tariff rates by mid-single-digit percentages. Photo credit: Old Dominion Freight Line. Less-than-truckload (LTL) pricing signs are pointing […]
17.12.2021

Convoy targeting demand ecosystem with new broker tools

3PLs using Convoy’s new brokerage technology tool pay per transaction, meaning they can use it to connect to carriers that only want to accept loads digitally. […]
16.12.2021

HMM South India call refuels intra-country cargo aggregation trends

HMM India’s new FIL service had its first sailing from Busan on Dec. 7. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Container carriers operating to and from India are increasingly […]