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16 Apr 2021
Double- and triple-digit year-over-year increases in imports from Asia at the top US gateways speak to the issues of vessel bunching and congested marine terminals at some of the busiest ports.
16 Apr 2021
J.B. Hunt will be adding 12,000 new containers in 2021, upping its original order announced in January based on increased shipper demand for intermodal service.
16 Apr 2021
The removal of quarantine rules for fully vaccinated Hong Kong-based air freight crew is a relief for airlines like Cathay Pacific, which estimates the operational constraints caused by the regulation has added more than $100 million to its monthly costs in Q1.
16 Apr 2021
The ILWU and their employers have made significant progress in increasing the labor supply in Los Angeles-Long Beach, but hiring and training will continue indefinitely amid growing cargo volumes and a continued shortage of skilled workers.
16 Apr 2021
Chain.io, which provides logistics companies and shippers with a cloud-based integration platform to better connect the myriad systems they use, has raised $5 million to broaden its reach.
15 Apr 2021
Drewry’s multipurpose index bounced 15 percent and the inaugural Market Sentiment Index has revealed a wary optimism as the MPV sector benefits from container chaos.
15 Apr 2021
Maritime executives tell Congress the US needs to take a greater role in developing low-carbon shipping fuels.
15 Apr 2021
Gartner’s first dissection of the real-time transportation visibility market found project44 and FourKites out in front of rivals, but said the market remains small relative to broader spend on logistics solutions by shippers.
15 Apr 2021
Shippers — big and small — need to re-assess their supply chain strategies for the post-pandemic new normal and find the best balance between transactional costs, and supply chain speed, flexibility, and resilience.
15 Apr 2021
With the US economy recovering at the fastest pace since 1984, shipping executives and analysts are warning that container shipping is going to get messier in the foreseeable future.
15 Apr 2021
Torch Logistics will use $3.5 million in seed funding to expand its short-haul truckload brokerage to capitalize on e-commerce demand.

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The Suez Canal disruption shows that network constraints — known or unexpected — can generate disruptions and diseconomies of scale.

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