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24.12.2019

ARO 2020: Canadian ports preparing for strong cargo growth

Cargo volumes through Canada’s four largest ports — Montreal, Halifax, Vancouver (pictured), and Prince Rupert — grew 4 percent to 4.5 million TEU in the first […]
24.12.2019

ARO 2020: Trans-Pacific lines look to manage capacity, pass on fuel costs

North American imports from Asia are projected to decline 2 percent for the full year in 2019, the first negative year for eastbound trans-Pacific volumes in […]
24.12.2019

ARO 2020: Air cargo flies into 2020 buffeted by weak demand, geopolitical tensions

Global air cargo demand fell 4 percent year over year in the first 10 months of 2019, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Photo […]
23.12.2019

Charleston awarded final portion of federal dredging funds

The final piece of federal funding will allow the Port of Charleston to handle post-Panamax vessels without tidal restrictions. Photo credit: South Carolina Ports Authority. The […]
23.12.2019

India shrugs off carrier pain points in surcharge regulatory reform

With stakeholder consultation in the final stages, a regulatory measure to streamline India’s terminal handling charges is set to become a reality in the coming days. […]
23.12.2019

US Ex-Im Bank reauthorized for seven years

The reauthorization of the US Ex-Im Bank solves several frustrating problems through 2026. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im) has cleared […]
23.12.2019

ARO 2020: 3PLs searching for new ways to be indispensable

Technology could allow shippers to avoid the risk of overdependence on a single third-party logistics provider (3PL), without the hassle of managing information across multiple websites […]
23.12.2019

ELDs improve HOS compliance; safety impact less clear

  There’s little question the electronic logging device mandate is changing the landscape in and outside the truck cab, perhaps in ways that aren’t yet clearly […]
23.12.2019

ARO 2020: Trucking industry seeks clarity on driver classification issues

There are more than 70,000 owner-operator truckers in the state of California and 350,000 nationally, according to statistics from the California Trucking Association (CTA). Photo credit: […]
23.12.2019

ARO 2020: Shippers search for balance amid political, economic volatility

Despite slowing freight demand, US real gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to continue growing at a 2.1 percent annualized rate in 2020, according to IHS […]