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19.03.2020

Container shipping better positioned to ride out coronavirus risk

It’s been a rollicking few weeks in which all expectations for economic and container volume growth for 2020 have been scaled down. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The […]
19.03.2020

Coronavirus spurring new inventory replenishment strategies

An increasing reliance on fast delivery to end consumers might help shippers cope with the COVID-19 crisis, because it entails decentralizing inventory close to urban demand […]
19.03.2020

FedEx shifts gears, priorities as coronavirus impact spreads

FedEx is keeping a close eye on capacity — and demand — and prioritizing relief and aid freight such as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing kits […]
19.03.2020

Bottlenecks delaying road freight at EU’s internal borders

Traffic is backing up at internal border crossings in the EU with restrictions on the movement of people delaying road freight. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Freight trucks […]
19.03.2020

FedEx leans into e-commerce, optimizing last mile

FedEx Ground’s package volume was up 10.3 percent in the last three months. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Riding a wave of e-commerce shipments, FedEx is expanding the […]
19.03.2020

Indian regulators tell carriers to refund ad-hoc terminal fees

Indian regulators called on the country’s leading container shipping group to revoke any authorization given to carriers regarding new administrative fees. Photo credit: DP World Subcontinent. […]
19.03.2020

Tokyo port congestion delays inbound container ship calls

Delays in Tokyo, exacerbated by recent bad weather, are disrupting carrier sailing schedules and port call rotations on both trans-Pacific and intra-Asia services. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
19.03.2020

Cosco launches first US-Latin American service

The Port of Santos is one of five Brazilian ports linked to the US Gulf Coast by the new Cosco Shipping service. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Cosco […]
18.03.2020

China container volumes seesaw on Western recession conditions

Four Mediterranean Shipping Co. container ships up to 23,000 TEU will be calling at the Port of Los Angeles to reposition a massive horde of empties […]
18.03.2020

Providers dangle free software to hook forwarders amid COVID-19

Global forwarding is a distributed business, but rarely have teams at individual locations been prevented from working together on a long-term basis. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Software […]