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21 Jun 2021
Investment fund SoftBank has plowed $240 million into Flexport’s European rival Forto as it expands its bet on progress for the digital forwarding model.
21 Jun 2021
Teamsters at Yellow’s western regional carrier Reddaway agreed to drop their standalone contract and join Yellow’s national master agreement, a step that makes integration of Yellow’s brands easier.
21 Jun 2021
The disruption in ocean shipping is making carriers miss their North Europe berthing windows, creating handling difficulties at terminals and resulting in shipping lines omitting key ports.
21 Jun 2021
Norfolk Southern Railway told customers that a chassis safety recall involves more than 5,000 domestic 53-foot chassis that have problems with their wheels.
18 Jun 2021
Chassis providers are struggling to provide equipment for ocean containers in the US Midwest and Pacific Northwest as shippers hold onto chassis excessively even more frequently than earlier this year, according to importers and TRAC Intermodal.
18 Jun 2021
Just like the container segment, the MPV sector has been short on capacity in the last several months, but unlike on the container side, no major vessel reinvestment program has begun on the MPV side.
18 Jun 2021
US imports from Asia grew faster at West Coast ports than at East and Gulf coast ports in January through May as carriers launched a half-dozen new trans-Pacific services to handle the continuing boom in imports from Asia.
18 Jun 2021
The six busiest North American ports eked out gains in import market share during 2020 thanks to the surge in inbound container volumes at the biggest gateways.
18 Jun 2021
Shipping took another small step on its long and complex path towards decarbonization at the annual meeting of the International Maritime Organization Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting, but key issues around a carbon tax and zero-carbon fuel research fund remain unresolved.
17 Jun 2021
The e-commerce boom means more vehicles moving more goods, and potentially emitting more pollutants, but DHL also sees opportunities to advance sustainability goals on land, sea, and in the air as e-commerce expands.
17 Jun 2021
The Biden administration’s embrace of offshore wind energy generation in the United States means development on an opening round of offshore wind projects on the eastern seaboard will soon be getting underway.

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