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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.
25 Feb 2021
Long-term contract rates signed by shippers on key shipping corridors out of China continued to increase through February, driven by strong demand and high spot rates.
25 Feb 2021
The head of CMA CGM said given the historically low rates prior to the pandemic, container shipping had to increase overall price levels going forward, but dismal service levels also have to improve.
25 Feb 2021
Europe’s third-largest port could not convert a solid rebound in second half volume into full-year growth in container throughput.
24 Feb 2021
Container carriers that deployed extra loaders and those that provided express services in the resurgent Asia-US trade saw the largest volume gains in 2020
24 Feb 2021
The case for container lines to invest in sensor hardware to provide visibility to shippers has been made easier by a profitable 2020 and a greater need to track scarce container assets.

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