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Commentary

The new healthy eating trend and Panama Canal expansion, coupled with technological port advancements and a modernized supply chain network, created the perfect storm that helped carve out an opportunity for refrigerated cargo growth in the South.

News & Analysis

03 Feb 2017
Central American producers to expand their markets by extending the shelf lives of perishable shipments.
31 Jan 2017
The Port of Philadelphia is taking aim at discretionary cargo moving through northeastern competitors.
24 Jan 2017
Eimskip’s acquisition spree continued this week with the purchase of a Belgian refrigerated freight forwarder.
04 Jan 2017
Union Pacific Railroad will gain control of assets throughout the United States as a result of its deal with Railex.
08 Nov 2016
UPS’s acquisition of Marken, a third-party logistics provider specializing in health care, will bolster UPS’s pharmaceutical logistics services.
26 Oct 2016
Star Reefers sank into the red in the third quarter as the Norwegian refrigerated shipping line faced intense pressure from container lines.
20 Oct 2016
Seatrade's order underscores the strength of the reefer market.
19 Oct 2016
Eimskip’s acquisition spree continues with the purchase of a Netherlands-based forwarder.
15 Oct 2016
The world’s largest trading center for plants and flowers is experimenting with refrigerated ocean containers.
02 Oct 2016
Transporting food, pharmaceuticals, and other temperature-controlled products requires compliance with increasingly stringent regulations to assure consumer safety. At the same time, superior cold chain practices are also important for maintaining the quality of products and maximizing shelf life.