International Logistics

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest public container handler, is aggressively working to lure more truckload freight to the rails.

Shippers, marine terminals and container lines could get some leeway in the first three months of the new SOLAS container weighing rule.

Shippers and freight forwarders are confused over how to comply with an international container weight verification rule that comes into effect on July 1.

SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights OOCL
OOCL has warned its customers of the complications and penalties they face if they fail to comply with the SOLAS container weight rule.

The world's container supply chain remains concerned at a lack of clarity around the SOLAS verified gross mass ruling.

SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights Yantian China service
The major China export gateway of Yantian will offer container weighing services to help shippers comply with the SOLAS container weight rule.

Fulfilling orders from supplier warehouses are likely to shift freight patterns and increase home-delivery demand.

A move by Hitachi Transport System and SG Holdings to form a capital alliance could pave the way for the two major Japanese logistics companies to integrate their operations and become the country’s second-largest logistics company by sales.

Hamburg Sud will use the platform of Inttra, the U.S.-based shipping electronic marketplace, to ensure compliance with the international container weight regulation that comes into effect on July 1.

The Port of Charleston has changed its mind on its previously announced SOLAS policy.