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23 Jul 2021
North American companies are signaling that they will need to build up larger inventory buffers to meet strong US consumer demand, something that will keep up pressure on ocean freight.
23 Jul 2021
Canadian National Railway (CN) is offering rebates on demurrage charges for shippers that pick up containers from its Chicago and Memphis terminals during periods of lower traffic in an attempt to mitigate congestion at the busy inland intermodal ramps.
23 Jul 2021
Rising EU imports are placing growing pressure on the regional supply chain, but European businesses fear the COVID-19 Delta variant poses “a major risk” to the regional economic outlook.
23 Jul 2021
The US Surface Transportation Board wants the seven Class I railroads to explain their policies and practices for demurrage fees, but the agency is holding off on regulating them more — for now.
23 Jul 2021
The last-mile divisions of logistics providers Ryder Systems and TFI International are building new hubs and remodeling existing networks to deliver increased speed-to-market for their retail customers.
22 Jul 2021
Norfolk Southern said that changes to the layout of the Landers intermodal yard in Chicago and additional lift equipment will help speed the flow of ocean containers.
22 Jul 2021
The acquisition of third-party logistics provider Transplace will transform Uber Freight, providing greater access to shippers, as it builds a “fully scaled” logistics platform.
22 Jul 2021
CSX and Union Pacific are working hard to restore fluidity on intermodal networks, but both companies said that issues may persist through the end of the year.
22 Jul 2021
Strong consumer demand in European markets was reflected in the first-half container throughput numbers posted by the Dutch hub of Rotterdam.
22 Jul 2021
Forwarders say US importers of lower-value cargo from Asia and those with low margins are increasingly priced out of the trans-Pacific market as peak season volumes further tax the shipping system.
21 Jul 2021
Terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach expect UP and BNSF restrictions on eastbound intermodal services to Chicago will further stress an inland supply chain that is already stretched thin.

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