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23.07.2019

Startup aims to solve India’s trucking puzzle

There as many as 40 variants of freight trucks plying India’s roads, making the complexity of matching available loads to available capacity that much more complex. […]
23.07.2019

New pellet facility to fuel Prince Rupert exports

A new transloading facility, this one for plastic pellets, will generate increased exports at Prince Rupert. Laden exports now comprise 25 percent of total container volume […]
23.07.2019

First equipment interchange to ease Mexico intermodal flow

The exchange of containers and other intermodal equipment should become easier in Mexico if a new industry-wide equipment interchange agreement is launched as planned later this […]
23.07.2019

US-Mexico shippers turn to intermodal amid truck delays

Kansas City Southern’s cross-border intermodal cargo volumes have surged as truck crossing times have increased due to delays. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS) […]
22.07.2019

Little low-sulfur front-loading expected on trans-Pacific

Analysts say other factors — notably the 25 percent US tariffs on more than $200 billion of imports from China — will have a much greater […]
22.07.2019

Cosco aggressively boosting ECSA-Asia capacity

A Brazil-based shipping agent said Beijing has huge trade surpluses and now wants to invest that cash in improving its supply lines, with South America a […]
20.07.2019

Mexico trucking benchmarks to launch in August

Trucking rate information from nine shippers underpins the launch of a benchmarking system that will enable shippers to compare the rates truckers are offering with a […]
19.07.2019

Amid sagging trans-Pacific spot rates, analysts forecast mild peak

Friday’s spot rates on the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index show that rates in the US import trade from Asia are roughly where they were in mid-July […]
19.07.2019

US drayage rates rise as length of haul shrinks

Although domestic drayage rates continue to climb off of record highs in 2018, shippers are not moving containers as many miles, so their overall expenses have […]
19.07.2019

Operational gains path to early shipping decarbonization

Slow-steaming, enhanced vessel utilization, and hull fouling optimization are among the promising interim solutions to meet the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) short-and mid-term decarbonization goals. Photo […]