New Jersey

New Jersey

13 Nov 2019
A New Jersey law that reshapes the way the state assesses whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee has triggered opposition from truckers who say it will damage the Port of New York and New Jersey’s drayage fleet.
12 Nov 2019
Evergreen saw its profits slashed in the third quarter, barely managing to stay in the black despite an improvement in revenue.
12 Nov 2019
India’s JNPT, responding to feedback from exporters, has set up a scheduled intermodal rail service to connect export cargo from a key inland container depot in the state of Punjab.
12 Nov 2019
Through a partnership with the software provider BlueX Trade, the Taiwan-based container carrier will allow shippers and non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) to book space digitally “within minutes,” the companies said Tuesday.
11 Nov 2019
While the imposition of tariffs on Chinese imports into the US has prompted some shippers to shift production to South Asia instead, the logistical and transportation shortcomings of the region are likely to limit growth in cargo headed for the United States.
11 Nov 2019
In the heart of what is supposed to be peak season, rail container traffic is not only much slower than a year ago, but also behind 2017 levels as well — and truck seems sluggish, too.
11 Nov 2019
The Indian government shows it is taking a long-term view in implementing regulatory reforms for supply chain logistics by agreeing to modify one controversial proposal.
11 Nov 2019
The man leading the decarbonization charge at Maersk abruptly leaves the company, days before the world’s largest carrier will release its third-quarter earnings.
11 Nov 2019
A shortage of truck drivers in Japan that is causing severe delays in cargo movements will become even more of a problem as next summer’s Olympics in Tokyo approach, stakeholders warn.
11 Nov 2019
Shippers in Bangladesh fear a cut in profit margins following a cyclone that temporarily closed Chittagong port, creating a queue of vessels that will take at least a week to clear.
08 Nov 2019
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union wants a retrial of a case that resulted in a $93 million jury award against the union for damages suffered by container operator ICTSI Oregon Inc., from a union slowdown in the Port of Oregon.

Commentary

We’ve been hearing about “density-based pricing” for less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments and “dimensional weigh