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01 Jul 2020
Following a pandemic-driven slide, the Toepfer Multipurpose Index stabilizes in June.
01 Jul 2020
For drayage operator Mark-It Express Logistics, the purchase of Sava Transportation and Spirit Trucking represent the first steps in a larger consolidation plan.
01 Jul 2020
Forwarders in the container supply chain are keeping a close eye on rising demand from European shippers, as carriers try to balance capacity with rising volume.
01 Jul 2020
The US CARES Act loan to YRC Worldwide keeps US military LTL shipments moving, and gives the US taxpayer a nearly 30 percent share in the company.
01 Jul 2020
The seventh episode of JOC Uncharted features a one-on-one conversation with BBC Chartering CEO Ulrich Ulrichs, and a panel discussion on what LTL digitalization means to carriers and shippers and how it will unfold.
01 Jul 2020
Five of the major carriers now offer online quoting and booking with Mediterranean Shipping Co. the latest to launch its e-business solution.
30 Jun 2020
Montreal employers say the longshoremen’s decision was a surprise and said they are considering other options than focusing on contract negotiations. Employers locked out workers in 2010 after contract talks hit an impasse.
30 Jun 2020
An increase in the traffic mitigation fee in Los Angeles-Long Beach will support rising labor costs for night and weekend gates.
30 Jun 2020
Retailers and forwarders say July 1 general rate increases (GRIs) could send spot container freight rates in the eastbound trans-Pacific to record levels.
30 Jun 2020
Construction at the Port of Virginia to increase capacity of the Norfolk International Terminals to 2.2 million TEU is nearly complete, with the final eight cranes to move containers onto trucks to be commissioned in July.
29 Jun 2020
Bankrupt Comcar sells its dry-van and refrigerated trucking subsidiary to Canada’s largest transportation company, which is expanding its presence in the United States.

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It is shocking that the less-than-truckload (LTL) sector continues to operate with legacy business practices from the reg

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