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08.07.2019

UP to penalize missed intermodal deliveries

Union Pacific Railroad will start to charge shippers fees for missing intermodal terminal appointments while also cutting free storage time in smaller rail ramps in half […]
08.07.2019

Key users back APM’s Los Angeles automation plan

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners will take another vote Thursday on APM Terminals’ plan to automate part of its container facility in the port. […]
08.07.2019

US importers accelerate SE Asia sourcing

Vietnam has been a prime beneficiary of the US-China trade war with exports to the US growing strongly in the first half. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Trans-Pacific […]
08.07.2019

New service builds on PortMiami’s rising Dominican trade

APL will begin a new Miami to Dominican Republic service in late July, joining Sealand, Seaboard Marine, and Crowley Maritime as key players serving the Dominican […]
08.07.2019

Freight ‘funnel’ narrowing at US-Mexican border

With US-bound truck freight volumes rising, shippers and importers brace for more congestion at the Mexican border. Photo credit: BDP International. Moving northbound freight across the […]
08.07.2019

Australian dockworkers strike against DP World

Dockworkers began a two-day strike Monday against DP World at the Australian port of Brisbane (above). Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. DP World’s four container terminals in Australia […]
08.07.2019

Container lines rein in third-party data sharing

Container lines have handed off the extraction of value of the data they provide to the industry to third parties, but that The movement of ocean […]
08.07.2019

US vehicle tariffs threaten fast-growing trans-Atlantic trade

Ports on the US East Coast, such as Charleston, have been recording record containerized imports this year, partly as a result of solid imports from Europe. […]
05.07.2019

Intermodal rail providers prep for smoother peak

The intermodal peak season is expected to be a manageable one with domestic volumes continuing to be weak and abundant container capacity, while international loads will […]
05.07.2019

US ports running smoothly ahead of expected ‘normal’ peak

The average truck turn time in Los Angeles-Long Beach in May was 84 minutes, down from 90 in February and 98 minutes in January, the worst […]