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Ahead of the SOLAS container weight mandate its important to ask yourself these questions: Will you purchase weighing equipment to use Method 1 or 2? Will you purchase a service from others and pay by the container? Will you purchase the equipment and provide the service for others and potentially yourself?

News & Analysis

27 May 2016
An increase in Asian freight shipped straight to Mexico means fewer trucks heading south from the U.S., tighter capacity for northbound shipments.
26 May 2016
The Port of Felixstowe, the busiest in the United Kingdom, has outlined pricing for its container weighing service.
26 May 2016
Another terminal operator will offer container weighing services to help shippers comply with VGM rules.
25 May 2016
Kuehne + Nagel has chosen Inttra to help its clients comply with an international container weight regulation.
25 May 2016
JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett and C.H. Robinson President of Global Forwarding Mike Short at the 16th TPM Conference discuss how macroeconomic challenges change the needs of clients.
25 May 2016
DB Schenker Senior Vice President and Head of Ocean Freight Americas Trond Prestroenning chatted with JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett at the 16th TPM Conference about challenges facing non-vessel-operating common carriers in a shifting industry landscape defined by merger and acquisitions.
24 May 2016
APL has unveiled a new tool to help shippers understand SOLAS around the globe.
24 May 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest public container handler, is aggressively working to lure more truckload freight to the rails.
23 May 2016
Shippers, marine terminals and container lines could get some leeway in the first three months of the new SOLAS container weighing rule.
23 May 2016
Shippers and freight forwarders are confused over how to comply with an international container weight verification rule that comes into effect on July 1.