Yilport, which signed a memorandum of understanding with the Mississippi State Port Authority in February, is promising to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in the state’s Port of Gulfport, for which it sees serving a distinct purpose.
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News & Analysis
11 May 2018
The synchronized, regional recovery that’s boosted global container shipping has also ramped-up short-sea container volumes to the benefit of Europe’s feeder ship sector. Still, the good times are hardly problem-free and there are hurdles ahead.
08 May 2018
With cool cargo volumes increasing, sensors are performing a function beyond temperature monitoring for product quality’s sake.
07 May 2018
Air cargo is changing — no longer is tonnage the sole, ultimate metric. Air cargo companies and the airports that serve them must be entrepreneurial-minded to meet the needs of transit-time, cost-sensitive shippers with their high-value cargo, and so far, three key Canadian hubs are meeting the bill.
02 May 2018
Port managers want to re-brand the locale in a new, distinct role, with an eye toward two key markets.
18 Apr 2018
The transportation giant this week inaugurated a new cold storage center within its container freight station site at Ponneri, on the outskirts of Chennai in South India.
05 Apr 2018
The year is off to a good start in terms of air cargo volume, but the trade dispute between the United States and China is making confident predictions for 2018 difficult.
04 Apr 2018
Yilport, which signed a memorandum of understanding with the Mississippi State Port Authority in February, is promising to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in the state’s Port of Gulfport, which it says has the potential to feed volume, particularly refrigerated goods, between Gulfport and Yilport terminals in Ecuador and Peru.
03 Apr 2018
Maersk India has substantially expanded its end-to-end cold chain service to and from India, which has enabled domestic reefer shippers to venture into new locales.
23 Feb 2018
An end-to-end protective service for perishable, refrigerated goods and seafood in natural-water-environment containers is the cold chain railroad model, and its deployers argue they can grab reefer market share from other transport modes.
22 Feb 2018
The emerging digital supply chain is offering shippers improved reefer container tracking, as well as better control / management of the cargo's condition. But a decade of reefer underinvestment and an accelerating global economy has led to a shortage of reefer containers.
11 Jan 2018
Maersk initially set up the program for its own needs and used it to, for example, monitor the temperature of each box and change it if it was too low or high, and also to track the maintenance needs.
12 Dec 2017
Wilmington is the first to be able to accept goods that are still midway through the refrigeration process.
17 Nov 2017
“We have seen freight rates remain fairly steady over the past year.”
12 Oct 2017
Virginia joins Miami, South Carolina, Port Everglades, Tampa, Jacksonville, Port Manatee, and Savannah in the program.
04 Oct 2017
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout in July dampened growth in the first half.
02 Oct 2017
Since mid-2016, when PortFresh Logistics opened a 100,000-square-foot cold-treatment facility, chilled imports through the port have surged nearly 300 percent.
01 Oct 2017
Wine shipping and proper handling with regard to cold chain integrity remains fragmented, presenting challenges and opportunities for the wine industry and consumers alike.
27 Sep 2017
A scarcity of refrigerated containers has helped push up average temperature-controlled freight rates, which are set to rise further once peak season begins in the final quarter of the year.
25 Sep 2017
New cold storage facilities and multimodal transportation options offer BCOs flexibility for efficient handling of perishable goods.
19 Sep 2017
“What we have seen this first half of this year is a massive reefer container shortage.”
31 Aug 2017
Maersk Line is ramping up its end-to-end cold chain service to and from India.
22 Aug 2017
“Trade volumes between Qatar and Turkey have significantly increased over the past few months.”
18 Jul 2017
The Swiss global logistics group said the acquisitions have added more than 150,000 tons to its global perishables network.
17 Jul 2017
The service will link Northern Europe, the US East Coast, Central America, the Pacific islands, Australia, New Zealand, Peru, and the Caribbean on a weekly basis.
13 Jul 2017
Moving into the position of third-largest, by population, state in the US has propelled Florida's food and beverage business, said Paul Anderson, Florida Ports Council Chairman and Port Tampa Bay CEO.
13 Jul 2017
The first consignment of US beef to be imported by China in 14 years is just days away from arriving in the country.
13 Jul 2017
China’s cold chain is growing at a phenomenal rate.
09 Jul 2017
The maritime shipping sector is a perfect candidate to test an information portal.
08 Jul 2017
Access to real-time data is extremely useful to carriers, BCOs, and others, but a consensus has yet to emerge on who owns the data.
02 Jul 2017
Food and beverage shipments are two of the main targets of cargo theft in Latin America.
01 Jul 2017
Analysts say the introduction of larger ships could diminish service levels.
22 Jun 2017
Maersk Line India in a trade advisory said the one-stop freight link from cargo origins is more economical and reliable than air cargo transportation.
19 Jun 2017
The Port of Los Angeles is the US West Coast gateway for Chilean fruit.
15 Jun 2017
The acquisition of Partner Logistics in the Netherlands expands Lineage's reach and aids its pursuit of automated warehousing.
15 Jun 2017
Strong fruit exports, especially melons, are driving growth at the northeast Brazilian port of Pecem this year.
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