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13.03.2020

Air freight rates soar as US trans-Atlantic travel ban nears

The space constraints generated by a US travel ban on passengers from most of Europe is ramping up air cargo freight rates on the trans-Atlantic. Photo […]
13.03.2020

Allport Cargo Services plots course as technology maximizer for shippers

3PLs have over the last decade changed course in their outlook toward strategically using third party software to win shippers Rather than shippers having to either […]
13.03.2020

Allport Cargo plots course as technology maximizer for shippers

3PLs have over the last decade changed course in their outlook toward strategically using third party software to win shippers’ business. Photo credit. Shutterstock.com. Rather than […]
13.03.2020

Breakbulk & Project Cargo event cancelled

Given the deteriorating situation regarding the spread of COVID-19, unfortunately it is necessary to cancel Breakbulk & Project Cargo scheduled for April 27-29, 2020. Photo credit: […]
12.03.2020

US imports from China crash to near-four-year low

The trade war has been particularly devastating to US imports from China, which were down 22 percent in February from February 2019. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Decreased […]
12.03.2020

Forwarders: Coronavirus less disruptive than West Coast labor disruptions

Freight forwarders say the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is frustrating but not necessarily as severe as previous supply chain disruptions on the West Coast. Photo credit: […]
12.03.2020

US ban sparks search for alternatives to trans-Atlantic air cargo

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday night announced a travel ban on passenger flights to and from 12 European countries starting Friday. Photo credit: Hit1912/Shutterstock.com. The […]
12.03.2020

New UPS CEO brings shipper perspective

UPS is extending delivery hours on weekends to keep up with e-commerce demand. Photo credit: UPS. The former CFO of Home Depot, Carol Tomé, will bring […]
12.03.2020

Chittagong depots cease container stuffing for three carriers

After several failed attempts last year, the inland container depots in January raised container handling charges and other fees 22 percent. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Private inland […]
12.03.2020

China–EU shippers turn to rail after ocean capacity cuts

Capacity on the China-Europe rail network is fast booking out, with ocean carriage limited and air freight rates soaring. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Exporters of Chinese goods […]