The nature of footwear sourcing is such that it raises red flags at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, so importers should make commercial compliance an integral part of their business plan, an industry consultant said Monday.
17 Oct 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October and November, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
09 Oct 2014
According to JOC’s 2013 edition of the Top 50 World Container Ports, the Chinese port of Dalian saw more container cargo growth than any other port in the world from 2012 to 2013, with volume up nearly 30 percent, while the Omani port of Salalah saw the biggest drop in growth worldwide with a decline of 8.1 percent.
08 Oct 2014
Berth productivity on ships of 10,000 TEUs and higher edged upward globally in the first half of 2014 versus the same period last year, but saw wide variation depending on the region, according to JOC Port Productivity data.
02 Oct 2014
Extortion of truck drivers played a role in congestion at the Port of Manila, a top Philippine official said yesterday.
26 Sep 2014
Cargo headed to the U.S. from Cambodia will face added scrutiny due to what the U.S. Homeland Security calls inadequate security measures
16 Sep 2014
Container handling rose nearly 2 percent in August at the world’s largest transshipment hub, the Port of Singapore.
12 Sep 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in September and October...
09 Sep 2014
Thailand is moving forward on building a deep-sea port aimed at opening new avenues of trade after the country’s junta approved a preliminary plan for construction.
04 Sep 2014
Weak logistics have stood in the way of Cambodia’s trade progress for years with its export costs at least 30 percent higher than those of Southeast Asian neighbours Thailand and Vietnam.
01 Sep 2014
Small Malaysian container line and regional feeder operator PDZ released its full-year results, and once again the destructive impact of weak freight rates was evident in a carrier’s financials despite the line posting a pre-tax profit.