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28 Jun 2016
How containers moving to on-dock ramps will be weighed is still being worked out just days before the rules takes effect Friday.
23 Jun 2016
The 2M Alliance might be getting a third member.
23 Jun 2016
The general rate increase strategy does not appear to be a complete waste of time.
22 Jun 2016
A French nonprofit representing the container industry is creating a comprehensive database of container tare weights to help shippers comply with SOLAS VGM rules.
22 Jun 2016
Industry executives are urging exporters to honor the bookings they make.
22 Jun 2016
Mega-ships are finding their way into the Asia-Africa and Asia-South America trades.
21 Jun 2016
Container lines are postponing peak-season surcharges on the trans-Pacific.
21 Jun 2016
Container lines are playing down skyrocketing spot rates between the east coast of South America and Asia.
21 Jun 2016
“Importers and exporters need to work together. It’s a common bond we’re not using,” Dean Tracy, managing director of Global Integrated Services, told the annual Agriculture Transportation Coalition conference.
21 Jun 2016
Do not expect schedule reliability to soar once the new alliances begin operations in April 2017.
U.S. exporters finally achieved the carrier uniformity they were seeking on the SOLAS container-weighing requirement.
20 Jun 2016
U.S. exporters finally achieved the carrier uniformity they were seeking on the SOLAS container weighing requirement.