U.S. containerized imports, March 2013 to March 2014
14 Apr 2014
U.S. containerized import volume jumped 15.1 percent year-over-year in March 2014, the largest increase in 13 months, according to advance figures from PIERS, the data division of JOC Group Inc.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, U.S. West Coast, week ending March 21, 2014.
21 Mar 2014
Spot container freight rates from Shanghai to U.S. West Coast dropped $66 per 40-foot container from last week...
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for March 21
21 Mar 2014
Several container lines have scheduled rate hikes in multiple trade lanes from April to May, although any increases achieved could be temporary...
20 Mar 2014
Shareholders of Chilean ocean carrier CSAV are expected to approve tomorrow a possible merger with Hapag-Lloyd that would create the world’s fourth largest container shipping line.
FedEx Express
19 Mar 2014
The rolling wave of storms that hit the U.S. from December through February cost $45 billion FedEx about $125 million and cut into package volumes...
Containers on dock
18 Mar 2014
A coalition of global shipper groups today urged the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission and European Commission to investigate the impact the P3 Network would have on price and service.
U.S. containerized exports through January 2014. Source: PIERS, the Data Division of JOC Group Inc.
17 Mar 2014
U.S. containerized exports slipped 1.2 percent year-over-year in January to 958,708 TEUs...
17 Mar 2014
Global Ports, Russia’s biggest container terminal operator, boosted profit by 6 percent in 2013, even as revenue declined due to lower oil exports.
DHL Boeing 757
14 Mar 2014
The world’s largest transportation and logistics company is getting larger as demand for e-commerce, time definite international express delivery and supply chain services drives up revenue and profit at Deutsche Post DHL.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, U.S. West Coast, week ending Mar. 14, 2014.. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
14 Mar 2014
Spot container freight rates from Shanghai to U.S. ports saw some implementation of the upcoming general rate increase in the week of March 14. Both East and West Coast lanes saw increases of more than $100 per FEU. Member carriers in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement planneda $300 per FEU increase to take effect on March 15 on the Asia-US trade lanes.
13 Mar 2014
Orbcomm, a global wireless asset-tracking company, has acquired Euroscan, expanding its product line and ability to track refrigerated containers and trailers worldwide.