The scheduled March 10 rollout of Blume Global’s VIP Solution aims to simplify and expedite the process of making trucker appointments in order to improve truck turn times.
The group that represents container lines in India says the government’s regulatory move on terminal handling charges amounts to interference with established global shipping practices and would harm trade development.
ONE CEO Jeremy Nixon said it may take up to four months before container shipping returns to regular schedules in the US after the COVID-19 demand surge.
Backups at US ports will diminish gradually over several months only as COVID-19 vaccines are distributed and infection rates slow, IHS Markit’s chief economist told JOC’s virtual TPM21.
A group of 24 senators wrote to the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) in support of its investigation into accusations carriers have been denying export bookings, thereby injuring the US agricultural sector
Industry analyst Lars Jensen says container carriers have finally figured out how to prevent the volatile pricing swings of past years through capacity management and right-sizing of vessels for various trade lanes.
The race for multimodal visibility is heating up as project44, fresh off a $100 million funding round, acquires container visibility specialist Ocean Insights for an undisclosed amount.
The Texas legislation being questioned by two Federal Maritime Commissioners stemmed from concerns among non-container port users that the growing volume of containerships calling Houston are disrupting the ability of other vessels to transit in an efficient manner.