Thailand

Thailand

22 Jun 2021
Rising freight rates and prices for raw industrial materials have shippers scrambling to rework budgets and adjust procurement strategies and project schedules.
22 Jun 2021
The International Council of Containership Operators, also known as the Box Club, is shutting down operations after 48 years due to the changed environment for the industry.
22 Jun 2021
An industry group is urging participants along the supply chain to quickly turn around equipment as the July 4th holiday will see severe tightness for containers and chassis.
22 Jun 2021
Restraint in ship orders over the past few years has been discarded in 2021, with ships over 14,000 TEU now dominating the orderbook.
22 Jun 2021
A software provider that offers visibility and freight matching tools to brokers has been acquired by a private equity firm in a move designed to grow its attractiveness to midsized brokers and small carrier fleets.
22 Jun 2021
Freightos is linking its freight marketplace and rate management products to offer forwarders a white label quoting and booking solution.
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.

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