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News & Analysis

29 Sep 2016
With chassis shortages in Los Angeles-Long Beach reaching a crisis level, a Southern California warehouseman is ready to accept and store empty and leased Hanjin Shipping containers.
27 Sep 2016
Container owners have released a list aimed at making it easier for shippers and transportation providers to return containers leased to Hanjin Shipping.
A strong harvest in the United States could prove crucial to helping railroads and shippers effectively reposition empty containers.
26 Sep 2016
One way railroads can make their international intermodal services more cost effective is by gaining a load on the backhaul. At first glance, it’s a simple idea.
The costs and liability for Hanjin Shipping containers have been some of the biggest concerns for members of the supply chain since the world's seventh-largest container line went bankrupt.
23 Sep 2016
Hanjin Shipping told a US District Bankruptcy Court on Friday how it would handle the late return of containers.
20 Sep 2016
The US Federal Maritime Commission has had some success in helping cargo interests minimize costs and retrieve cargo stranded by Hanjin Shipping’s bankruptcy.
Container manufacturers might actually benefit from the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping because shippers are trying to ensure they have adequate container capacity now that the fate of Hanjin boxes is in limbo.
01 Sep 2016
The Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy isn’t just delaying containerized freight shipments, it’s stranding empty containers.
The acquisition of ShipXpress will help GE Transportation round out its RailConnect 360 suite of software programs, and Movement Planner, which uses real-time data to optimize rail network utilization.
31 Aug 2016
The locomotive manufacturer extends its reach beyond railroads to shippers by buying cloud-based supply chain software firm.
30 Aug 2016
VTG boosted first-half profit the group benefited from lower financing costs and synergies from the acquisition of a rival company.
Singamas manufactured 112,599 less containers in the first half of 2016 than 2015.
26 Aug 2016
The world’s No. 2 container maker, slumped to a loss in the first half of 2016.
24 Aug 2016
Cheaper production and material costs and sagging demand have contributed to the decline.