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10.07.2019

Kontainers targets BCO-small forwarder interaction

Freight forwarders face competitive threats on a number of fronts — from digital forwarders with built-in online procurement tools, to large incumbents investing heavily in technology, to […]
10.07.2019

NY-NJ master plan touts GCT terminal expansion

The GCT Bayonne terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey should be expanded into a major cargo hub, according to a port master […]
09.07.2019

AAL amps up Europe-Far East service on energy project optimism

The AAL Dampier discharges trucks in Nakhodka Port, Russia. Photo credit: AAL. Multipurpose/heavy-lift (MPV/HL) carrier AAL is beefing up its regular Europe-Far-East service as cargo flow […]
09.07.2019

Vietnam trade deal a slow-motion boon for European apparel importers

The free trade agreement between Vietnam and the EU will drive up cargo volume through international terminals, such as this one in Cai Mep International Terminal. […]
09.07.2019

US shippers retain pricing power amid truck surplus

US trucking employment is rising, not falling, a sign that capacity is not quite exiting the market. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US shippers have their choice of […]
09.07.2019

Delayed MSC cargo in transit as drug bust exposure expands

Mediterrean Shipping Co. on Tuesday told customers that while a “small number” of containers are still being held by US authorities after a June 17 seizure […]
09.07.2019

ZeBox breaks out of CMA CGM shadow

Focusing on maritime and logistics startups alongside those from other industries — including medical, hospitality, and finance — allows founders in ZeBox to learn lessons from outside the […]
09.07.2019

Logistics spend for Texas petchem project could hit $500 million

Industry executives say the ExxonMobil-Saudi petchem JV building a $10 billion plant near Corpus Christi could spend as much as a half-billion dollars on logistics, though […]
09.07.2019

French mudslide test rail contingency plans

A mudslide on the track connecting France and Italy is disrupting rail freight between the two nations. Photo credit: SNCF (via Twitter). A key rail link […]
09.07.2019

NY-NJ port preps for cargo volume doubling by 2050

Summary: A new master plan charting the growth of the Port of New York and New Jersey for the next 30 years says the port’s current […]