The Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy may be behind a recent surge in freight moving inland from West Coast ports.
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.
Rapid advances in technology, coupled with e-commerce expansion, will magnify pressure on shippers and logistics companies to deliver for customers.
Trucking companies that regularly hauled containers for Hanjin Shipping may end up losing tens of thousands of dollars.
E-commerce and the need for density in trade lanes is pushing expansion of the global network of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, the largest US logistics operator.
Container owners have released a list aimed at making it easier for shippers and transportation providers to return containers leased to Hanjin Shipping.
Web-based technology that will help shippers get a clearer view of freight as it moves through less-than-truckload pipelines is being added to the SMC3 Platform.
Hanjin Shipping told a bankruptcy court in Newark, New Jersey, on Friday that railways, terminal operators, and container lessors are price gouging the South Korean line’s shippers by asking those cargo owners to pay more than usual to bring freight into US ports, in the wake of Hanjin’s recent bankruptcy filing.
Hanjin Shipping told a US District Bankruptcy Court on Friday how it would handle the late return of containers.
A heavyweight fight is shaping up in the Texas Legislature over proposals to allow trucks to carry heavier loads over the state’s highways.