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26.07.2019

Daggett re-elected to third term as head of ILA

Harold J. Daggett, who led negotiations for the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) that forged the six-year master contract banning automated terminals from ports on the East […]
26.07.2019

DOT awards $856 million in infrastructure grants

Grants awarded under the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) program will support 20 projects across the United States, including the elevation of a tunnel to allow […]
26.07.2019

ODFL speeds past weak US LTL market

ODFL’s shippers are ‘positive’ and ‘busy,’ the carrier says, but the US economy remains ‘soft.’ Photo Credit: ODFL. The second quarter’s “softer demand environment” didn’t touch […]
25.07.2019

3PLs: When will US truckload market turn?

Landstar earnings and loads dropped in the second quarter and CEO Jim Gattoni warned that sluggish conditions may persist through the remainder of 2019. Photo credit: […]
25.07.2019

Rotterdam’s record run extends into H1 2019

Europe’s busiest container port of Rotterdam handled 7.5 million TEU in the first six months of the year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Rotterdam continues to shrug off […]
25.07.2019

Enhanced enforcement of ISPM 15 costing US importers millions

Violations of ISPM 15, which maintains strict guidelines for treatment of all wood packaging materials (WPM) to prevent the accidental introduction of invasive pests, can result […]
25.07.2019

India digital port platform gains users after government push

The Indian Ports Association, in conjunction with technical services provider Portall Infosystems, has been leading the collaboration project, under which users are able to process all […]
25.07.2019

Catapult-Xeneta pact out the gate with forwarder win

Catapult provides software to forwarders that helps them manage their ocean freight contracts and quote more quickly and accurately to shippers. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Freight rate […]
25.07.2019

US truckload carriers still short drivers: ATA

The truck driver shortage will shrink in 2019, but the ATA expects it to worsen past 2020. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Shippers may have no trouble finding […]
24.07.2019

NY to launch Northeast barge viability study

A study of shipper interest in moving cargo by barge on different routes around the Northeast Coast is expected to be underway by the end of […]