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21.06.2019

LA terminal automation proceeds after permit vote

Amid intense scrutiny from longshore unions throughout North America, the LA harbor commission on Thursday approved a construction permit at APM Terminals Pier 400 that will […]
20.06.2019

Canal competition for US East Coast cargo heats up

The Panama Canal Authority is offering reduced rates to transit the waterway as competition from the Suez begins to pick up. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The escalating […]
20.06.2019

New inspection facility to speed Vancouver cargo

Vancouver handled 3.4 million laden and empty TEU last year, up 4.4 percent over 2017, according to port statistics. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Canada Border Services Agency […]
20.06.2019

Disconnects hamper drayage digitalization

Drayage providers — both asset-based and not — are keenly aware of the need to drive more digital options for shippers, but brokers also are wary of sacrificing […]
20.06.2019

Concor-Cogoport link boosts Indian supply chain digitization

Digitization is part of Concor’s integrator strategy — one aimed at transforming itself from a niche rail transporter to a one-stop shipper shop. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. […]
20.06.2019

Maersk trials biofuel in drive to decarbonize

Maersk believes biofuel is part of the solution on the road to decarbonizing the container shipping industry. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Global clothing retailer H&M Group has […]
20.06.2019

MSC temporarily suspended from C-TPAT after drug bust

US authorities have charged at least two crew members of the MSC Gayane after the Monday seizure of 16.5 tons of cocaine with an estimated street […]
20.06.2019

Warehouse vacancy low despite ‘unprecedented’ construction

Shippers and logistics providers will continue to have a hard time finding warehouse space even though extensive new construction is underway, due to high demand stoked […]
20.06.2019

Ag shippers pressed to help boost truck turn times

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the largest US port complex, processes about 60,000 truck moves each day. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Drayage operators urged […]
19.06.2019

LTL carrier Pyle recovering from cyber attack

Regional LTL carrier A. Duie Pyle is recovering from a cyber attack, restoring critical communications systems. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier A. Duie Pyle is […]