Central America

Central America

26 Feb 2021
Virginia’s shippers provide the port with information on their warehousing strategies that the port can use to allocate equipment and other resources, and at least 10 other shippers are slated to tap Virginia’s data feeds
26 Feb 2021
India transshipment gains are noteworthy for a region sporting excess port capacity, but there is little relief for cargo owners getting bombarded with an unrelenting wave of carrier general rate increases
26 Feb 2021
Grimaldi and United European Car Carriers are pursuing lower emissions vessels, and Wallenius Wilhelmsen is taking three more ships out cold layup to serve a rebounding vehicle cargo market
26 Feb 2021
Container freight rates from Asia to South America have come down from record highs but are unlikely to fall any further due to sustained demand that has crimped capacity and container supply.
26 Feb 2021
One TPM21 panel speaker said it is rare that he comes across companies with good data quality even though he considers that a basic necessity, particularly when it comes to negotiating with carriers
26 Feb 2021
With no material improvement in heavily constrained air cargo capacity expected anytime soon, forwarders have been aggressively expanding their access to space
26 Feb 2021
Online ocean freight quotes became a lifeline for forwarders during COVID-19, yet also highlighted risks of uncertain capacity and volatile rates
25 Feb 2021
A significant drop in vessel schedule reliability in the eastbound trans-Pacific in January sends an ominous warning to ports about continued congestion in their international supply chains.
25 Feb 2021
With the deployment of LNG-powered ships in the trans-Pacific trade, CMA CGM is banking on North American shippers taking greater interest in the carbon output of their supply chains in the coming years.
25 Feb 2021
Turbine components, including 216-foot-long wind blades, crossed Vancouver USA’s docks last year bound for a regional high, wide, and heavy transport corridor to Canada.
25 Feb 2021
COVID-related dock bans on truck drivers and greater use of digital receipts are leading to more clashes over short or damaged shipments, according to speakers at a T&LC webinar.

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