Bangladeshi shippers are relieved after the local customs agent that handles Cosco Shipping’s business in the country had its license reinstated.
A California Court of Appeals has ruled that the “ABC” test can be applied retroactively, a decision that means truck drivers can calculate damages for past misclassification.
Five years of trucker-terminal collaboration in Los Angeles-Long Beach pays off with the best truck turn time performance since January 2014.
DP World Nhava Sheva, which has two terminals at India’s JNPT, has set up a “paperless system” for the clearance of import cargo in an effort to further reduce truck wait times and accelerate cargo flow.
Although Typhoon Hagibis was the strongest storm to hit Japan in decades, carriers are reporting only minor disruptions to schedules and minimal damage to port infrastructure.
Carriers will blank at least 37 individual sailings this month and next and suspend an entire weekly service as they attempt to stop further erosion in freight rates in the eastbound Pacific.
Carriers would need complete control of the supply chain in order to successfully offer premium services, including time-definite delivery, an executive from Zim Integrated Shipping Services said.
India’s Ministry of Shipping has met with various stakeholders in recent weeks to review options for streamlining logistics costs, particularly where intermediaries make up a significant burden for cargo interests.