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27.06.2019

Santos port workers call off latest strike threat

Santos is South America’s biggest port for containers, with 4.2 million TEU handled last year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Workers at the key Brazilian port of Santos […]
27.06.2019

Carriers cut Asia-Europe sailings as confidence wanes

The economic signs coming out of Europe are not encouraging for a container shipping industry wanting to balance capacity with demand. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Surplus capacity […]
27.06.2019

New NEXT yard aims to boost Long Beach drayage efficiency

A yard that NEXT Trucking plans to open in the fourth quarter of this year will hold 1,000 containers and is designed to cut the distance […]
26.06.2019

Schneider expands intermodal as truck competition heats up

With its new Indianapolis service, Schneider is promising two- to three-day intermodal transit times between Indiana and New Jersey and Massachusetts. Photo credit: Schneider National. Transportation […]
26.06.2019

More trans-Pacific blank sailings announced

Containerized imports from China have already dropped 6 percent through April, with further declines likely. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The Ocean Alliance announced it will cancel three […]
26.06.2019

Innovation key to easing EPC challenges

  EPCs and project owners are grappling with labor shortages and an ever-growing trend toward modularization. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Labor shortfalls and risk management strategies continue […]
26.06.2019

India’s JNPT cracking down on import charges

The participation of JNPT shippers in the direct port delivery program has increased dramatically in the past year, accounting for more than 50 percent of laden […]
26.06.2019

CMA CGM ramps up block containerized rail for Indian shippers

CMA CGM (India) has rolled out a new block rail route, its first at Pipavav, in conjunction with private intermodal logistics provider Gateway Rail Freight Ltd. […]
26.06.2019

‘Painfully slow’ US freight market growth predicted

US manufacturing growth has dropped since the beginning of 2019, constricting freight flow and threatening imports and exports. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The […]
26.06.2019

Employers ratify ILWU Canada contract for Vancouver, Prince Rupert

Contract negotiations between ILWU Canada and BCMEA had been underway since before the previous contract expired in March 2018. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Waterfront employers in Western […]