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Shippers have incurred heavy costs when their containers have been locked behind terminal gates for reasons outside their control.
07 Dec 2016
A broad range of US shippers, truckers, and transportation intermediaries are asking federal maritime regulators to consider creating a rule to prevent marine terminals and container lines from charging demurrage and detention fees.
07 Dec 2016
Consolidation of container lines could spur them to finally make a clean break from control of intermodal chassis.
14 Nov 2016
The Trump administration’s plan for a broad-based regulatory rollback could shorten the duration of any future truck capacity shortfall.
14 Nov 2016
Cameron Roberts, partner at Roberts & Kehagiaras, offers ways drayage and trucking companies can protect themsleves from financial and legal exposure to Hanjin Shipping assets.
03 Nov 2016
The Port of Long Beach will chip away at the backlog of empty Hanjin Shipping-leased containers in Southern California that has built up since the container line declared bankruptcy on Aug. 31 when a ship calls to pick up some of the empties.
03 Nov 2016
IHS Automotive data reveal a significant decline in new commercial truck registrations, especially for heavy trucks.
01 Nov 2016
When freight demand is low and rates are hard to maintain, who wants to buy a used truck? That's a problem truckload carriers face as they try to reduce their capacity to bolster pricing.
25 Oct 2016
A federal judge on Tuesday allowed a chassis company to terminate leases with Hanjin Shipping.
17 Oct 2016
A chassis provider has asked a federal judge to cancel all its per-diem leasing agreements with Hanjin Shipping.
The willingness of Total Terminals International's terminal in Long Beach, pictured, to accept Hanjin Shipping containers won't be enough to solve the problem of Hanjin boxes stranded throughout Southern California.
12 Oct 2016
A Long Beach container terminal's willingness to collect Hanjin Shipping containers only solves part of the problem.