Freight: Page 3


  • Ocean shipping vessel heads toward the Pacific Ocean after passing through the Panama Canal's Miraflores Locks
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    At the Panama Canal: Booking slots open up at a waterway on the mend

    The canal authority increased daily booking slots to 27 and is implementing long-term solutions like cross-filling.

    By March 25, 2024
  • A truck drives near shipping containers stacked at the Port of Los Angeles on February 7, 2023.
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    Port of Los Angeles cargo volumes leap 60% YoY in February

    Risks ranging from Red Sea disruptions to Panama Canal restrictions keep fueling shipper diversions to the West Coast port.

    By March 22, 2024
  • A CMA CGM container with the words "Keep America Moving" displayed at TPM24 by S&P Global in Long Beach, California.
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    10 industry reactions: FLOW’s supply chain impact, 2 years later

    The Department of Transportation's initiative has gained interest from beneficial cargo owners, ocean carriers and other stakeholders. Here's what a few had to say.

    By March 21, 2024
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    Department of Transportation’s FLOW platform deepens supply chain data pool

    Published information now covers inland freight hubs like rail terminals and warehouses to help users mitigate logistics challenges.

    By March 20, 2024
  • Ocean containers with the CMA CGM logo and a Nike shoebox
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    Retrieved from CMA CGM Group on March 13, 2024
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    Nike agrees to use biofuel for some cargo with CMA CGM

    The apparel and sportswear retailer plans to use biofuel in 36% of its volumes with the France-based carrier.

    By March 19, 2024
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    Cross-border e-commerce helped lift air cargo industry in February

    The average spot rate increased 2% month over month to $2.29 per kilogram, with demand up 11% year over year, Xeneta’s Clive Data Services found.

    By March 19, 2024
  • Norfolk Southern intermodal J.B. Hunt Hub Group
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    Railroads add Florida Express route to lure textile shippers

    Norfolk Southern and Florida East Coast Railway hope an express connection with Central America will take off amid a rise in nearshoring.

    By March 15, 2024
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    How shippers can nurture better ocean carrier relationships

    Assessing past behaviors and having face-to-face meetings can help solidify deals, an executive from Cummins said at TPM24.

    By March 11, 2024
  • Aerial view of warehouse workers working and walking in a distribution center.
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    Deep Dive

    Shippers should lock in trucking rates soon: experts

    Carrier executives are beginning to show optimism for a rate recovery, which could mean rising costs for customers.

    By March 7, 2024
  • Ocean Network Express CEO Jeremy Nixon speaking during a panel session at TPM24 in Long Beach, California.
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    TPM24

    Ocean Network Express teases network changes for 2025

    The shipping line’s CEO said he expects the maritime industry to settle for four alliances instead of three moving forward.

    By March 6, 2024
  • A view of automated stacking cranes at the Port of Virginia.
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    Port of Virginia to welcome additional larger ships

    The East Coast port widened its shipping channel, which is set to reduce port stays for container vessels by up to 15%.

    By March 6, 2024
  • Hapag Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen speaks during a conference session at TPM24 in Long Beach, California.
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    TPM24

    Gemini Cooperation unlikely to expand: Hapag-Lloyd CEO

    The alliance-like structure with Maersk will include some unique arrangements, but two carriers should be sufficient, the shipping executive said.

    By March 5, 2024
  • The Marco Polo, the largest cargo ship to call at an East Coast port, arrives into New York Harbor on May 20, 2021
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    CMA CGM to resume Red Sea transit on case-by-case basis

    The ocean carrier said it will assess each vessel before transit to make a final decision and can't provide shippers with anticipated routing choices.

    By Feb. 29, 2024
  • Freight rail cars sit in front of cranes at the Port of Long Beach on November 22, 2022 in Long Beach, California.
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    Port of Long Beach cargo volumes rise 18% YoY in January

    Retailers rushed to fill warehouses ahead of the slowdown that occurs during the Lunar New Year holiday, the port’s CEO Mario Cordero said.

    By Feb. 28, 2024
  • Founding members from CMA CGM, Evergreen, COSCO and OOCL extend operational agreement, OCEAN Alliance.
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    Retrieved from OOCL on February 27, 2024
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    Ocean Alliance extended for 5 additional years

    The operational agreement between CMA CGM, COSCO, OOCL and Evergreen has been extended until 2032.

    By Feb. 27, 2024
  • A cargo ship moves under the Bayonne Bridge as it heads into port on October 13, 2021 in Bayonne, New Jersey.
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    FMC releases final rule on detention and demurrage

    The billing practices from the agency establish which parties can receive an invoice and sets a timeframe for issued invoices and disputes.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    Flexport relaunches Convoy’s load board

    Users began logging back into the platform shortly after the app reactivated, EVP and Head of Trucking Bill Driegert said.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
  • Ryder System Laredo Texas new warehouse near shoring
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    Ryder System sets sights on growing cross-border business

    A new warehouse in Laredo, Texas, and an expanded drayage yard in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, give the carrier additional capacity to handle more freight.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
  • A red sign with a white logo and the words "under armour" in white capital letters hangs from an iron post.
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    Under Armour inventory ticks closer to normal as freight, supply costs fall

    The sportswear brand — finally — posted a decline in stock levels while executives said it has worked with vendors to lower product costs.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
  • A map of the A1 service from Ocean Network Express (ONE).
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    ONE, Wan Hai Lines launch revamped Asia-US West Coast service

    The AP1 service is set to start in late spring as import volumes on the popular trade route continue to grow.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
  • A truck drives past shipping containers stacked at the Port of Los Angeles.
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    Cargo diversions to West Coast have started, LA port director confirms

    Lunar New Year and a strong U.S. economy also contributed to a rise in cargo volumes in January, Gene Seroka said.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    CPKC, Bison Transport ink intermodal services agreement

    The deal is among several partnerships between segment players to capitalize on growing cross-border shipping traffic.

    By Feb. 15, 2024
  • A ship transits the Suez Canal towards the Red Sea on January 10, 2024 in Ismailia, Egypt.
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    Retail and apparel groups call for secure travel on the Red Sea

    The trade organizations cited rising rates, delays and at least $80 billion in cargo that has been diverted around the region amid attacks. 

    By Feb. 14, 2024
  • Primark's distribution center located in Jacksonville, Florida.
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    Primark expands US footprint with Florida distribution center

    The fashion retailer is importing cargo through the Jacksonville Port Authority.

    By Feb. 13, 2024
  • Three of ArcBest's new Vaux autonomous forklifts stand in a row with their lights illuminated in a dark warehouse.
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    ArcBest debuts line of automated forklifts, reach trucks

    The company has piloted the remotely operated equipment in customers' distribution centers and manufacturing facilities, CEO Judy McReynolds said in an interview.

    By Feb. 13, 2024