Harbor truckers in Los Angeles-Long Beach sincerely want terminal operators to succeed in their ground-breaking plan to develop a system of appointments throughout the harbor. But they fear that the logistics involved in coordinating as many as a dozen stand-alone trucker appointment systems will be very difficult to arrange.
No one expected good news to come out of July’s air freight business and each new set of data serves to further confirm the dismal state of the world’s air cargo industry.
China’s manufacturing output contracted for the sixth consecutive month in August as two purchasing manager’s indexes confirmed that the world’s second largest economy is deep in slowdown mode.
SEKO Logistics has appointed Rick Lee, an industry veteran who most recently led global logistics at a technology company, as chief operating officer.
APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India is showing no signs of getting ahead of the disruptions, labor or otherwise, that have halted operations at the largest container facility in Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust at different times during the past year.
OOCL and Emirates Shipping Line on Tuesday lifted their emergency surcharges imposed earlier for import cargo handled at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest container gateway, citing an improvement in port operations.
Sluggish global demand has made this a rough year for U.S. exporters, with no quick recovery in sight.
The port of Savannah has secured new refrigerated cargo business, building on its compound annual growth rate in reefer traffic of 5.6 percent over the last five years.
The Port of New York and New Jersey has introduced a central web portal to enable truckers and shippers to check container availability, export booking status and other information before drayage drivers are dispatched to terminals.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Monday that it’s extending its November deadline for the ACE "single window" program until February, after a rash of complaints and concerns from brokers, shippers and others aren’t ready for the new system.
National Retail Systems is putting an all-electric truck into drayage service at the Port of Los Angeles for retail shipper IKEA, which has aggressive sustainability goals.
The port of Savannah has had blistering year so far, with huge volume increases and market share gains in the Southeast and nationally. But for the leader of the Georgia Ports Authority, any optimism tied to being the fastest growth major U.S. port this year must be tempered by continuing difficulties at other East Coast ports that could end up affecting Savannah
Brazilian beef exporters are poised to double their shipments to Iran after the major Middle Eastern importer ended a three-year ban on non-frozen shipments from the state of Parana.