Mark Szakonyi

Mark Szakonyi

Executive Editor, JOC.com Mark Szakonyi, based in Washington, D.C., covers railroads, U.S. transportation and trade policy, sourcing and ocean shipping.

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Maersk’s ability to gain greater control of shipments as they move through the supply chain is key to the largest container line transforming itself into a provider of integrated end-to-end logistics.

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The risk in the coming week is that more US retailers and manufacturers fail to pick up containers because warehouses are full or closed due to not being deemed essential service providers responding...
The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and its largest tenant, GCT Canada, agree that Vancouver risks a scenario in which marine terminals will be clogged within roughly 10 years, but they disagree on...
The container line offering reflects the new reality of Western importers increasingly canceling, reducing and delaying shipments as consumer consumption craters under stay-at-home safety precautions...
Pressure is building as some shippers fail to pick up containers because warehouses are full or closed due to not being deemed essential service providers responding to COVID-19, or because...
CBP issued a statement saying it will no longer accept requests to delay duty payments, after notifying the trade community on Friday that it would consider such requests on “case-by-case basis.”
A patchwork of definitions among Canadian provinces over what is deemed an “essential” business is causing confusion, resulting in freight backlogs due to closed warehouses in Ontario and Quebec.
“The industry is much better prepared,” to ride out the impact from COVID-19. There’s little risk of bankruptcy or major merger and acquisition activity this year, said Rahul Kapoor, head of research...
A dispute over new tariff fees between private inland container depots in Bangladesh and Maersk, Gold Star Line, and OOCL puts hundreds of outbound container shipments, many of them apparel exports,...
"Domestic trucking is gradually improving. More than 80 percent of drivers are back on duty, alleviating most of the severe constraints in previous weeks,” a spokesperson for third-party provider...
The $300 million project allows GCT Deltaport to build longer trains faster and with less human accident risk, and boosts the Vancouver terminal’s annual capacity from 1.8 million TEU to 2.4 million.