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25.02.2020

US port reefer trade slows as import growth declines

Exports of refrigerated cargo from the US jumped by 14 percent in 2020. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The volume of containerized refrigerated cargo moving through the United […]
25.02.2020

3Gtms joins the parcel TMS fray with acquisition

The landscape of which modes shippers need to manage has shifted toward smaller shipments and parcel, mandating that TMS providers give shippers the ability to manage […]
25.02.2020

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25.02.2020

JNPT walks back direct terminal handling fees

Direct port delivery (DPD) cargo accounted for roughly 56 percent of Jawaharlal Nehru Port’s (JNPT) laden import volume in the first 10 months of the port’s […]
25.02.2020

US truckload capacity shrinks for third straight quarter: JOC index

Large truckload carriers, including Covenant, say they are reallocating capacity to the most profitable freight. Photo credit: Ari Ashe. Large US truckload carriers made deeper cuts […]
24.02.2020

Police dismantle rail blockade as Canada cargo diverted to US ports

Freight trains operated by Canadian National Railway may soon be running more freely to the ports of Montreal and Halifax after the removal of a protest […]
24.02.2020

Trans-Pacific BCOs keying on service reliability in annual contract talks

Trans-Pacific container carriers and beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) will meet at the annual TPM conference in Long Beach March 1-4 to listen to economic and cargo […]
24.02.2020

China looks to jump start post-coronavirus reefer shipments

The ongoing impact of African swine fever caused Chinese pork production to fall 21 percent year over year in 2019, spurring demand for additional imports from […]
24.02.2020

Post-coronavirus capacity fears mount as attention shifts to recovery

There is not much shipping under way at China’s container terminals, although most of those outside Wuhan have reopened. Factory production remains limited with travel restrictions […]
22.02.2020

Trudeau demands rail blockades end as port cargo backlog builds

  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his government is working with railroad operators to find alternatives to blocked rail lines as he urged First Nation protesters […]