Terminal consolidation on the US West Coast is happening even if it is not sending the tremors that the wave of carrier mergers and acquisitions has. 
The relationship between a carrier and a shipper is strictly transactional in nature, with each individual transaction regarded as a separate and independent entity.
The June 27 "NotPetya" cyber attack that disrupted business at Maersk Group was a rude awakening for the shipping industry. For shippers, it's another form of supply chain disruption but unfortunately one over which they have virtually no control.
The Canadian intermodal network has been bulking up as if on steroids so far this year.
For Canadian businesses and industries looking to break their dependence on North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) trade with the United States, London, and Brussels should be key focal points.
Cognitive predictive maintenance allows transportation assets to operate at peak efficiency and productivity while also improving safety and satisfaction for customers.
Technological models allowing those who wish to use the systems of one of several providers to obtain rates and space guarantees in advance of shipping is one issue to watch this year.
It took a June 27 ransomware attack on Maersk Line that crippled its terminal arm and prevented new bookings to bring home the scope of the danger posed to the container shipping industry.
Today’s logistics has hit its top speed, while e-commerce is moving at the speed of the internet.
Goods lost after they were pre-sold should be valued at the shipper’s retail price to the customer, regardless of where the loss occurred in the transportation process.
Is your supply chain strong enough to withstand a catastrophe?
Will this be a game-changer in terms of port routings?
California's all-out commitment to mitigating climate change appears to be taking priority over maintaining the competitiveness of the state’s seaports, particularly the critical Los Angeles-Long Beach gateway. 
US shippers could get a raw deal from China’s reshaping ocean and land transportation linking Asia, Africa, and Europe via the Belt and Road program.