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WCO looks to round out e-commerce framework

04.22.19

WCO looks to round out e-commerce…

A final draft on technical specifications…

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San Pedro Ports: Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles set records in 2018

04.22.19

San Pedro Ports: Ports of…

The San Pedro ports of Long Beach and…

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IMO 2020 – A planned beginning to an unplanned future

04.22.19

IMO 2020 – A planned beginning…

On New Year’s Day, the IMO 2020 regulation…

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EU approves first round of U.S. trade talk topics

04.18.19

EU approves first round of…

The European Commission is given the…

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April 2019 Industry News
04.22.19 - IMO 2020 – A planned beginning to an unplanned future

On New Year’s Day, the IMO 2020 regulation will take… link to full story

04.22.19 - San Pedro Ports: Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles set records in 2018

The San Pedro ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles both… link to full story

04.22.19 - WCO looks to round out e-commerce framework

A final draft on technical specifications and annexes… link to full story

04.18.19 - Warehouse Availability Stabilizes in Tight U.S. Logistics Market

Report says availability rate for distribution, storage… link to full story

04.18.19 - CBP to make import data access easier for ACE users

Starting this spring, Customs and Border Protection… link to full story

04.18.19 - Third round of 301 tariff exclusions announced

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative will allow… link to full story

04.18.19 - US, China Said to Plan More Rounds of High-Level Trade Talks

Senior U.S. and Chinese officials are scheduling two… link to full story

04.18.19 - EU approves first round of U.S. trade talk topics

The European Commission is given the green light to… link to full story

04.17.19 - South Atlantic Chassis Pool in the works

Consolidated Chassis Management will run the chassis… link to full story

04.17.19 - Liner Giants Form Digital Container Shipping Association

Four container shipping giants, Maersk, MSC, Hapag-Lloyd… link to full story

04.17.19 - ZIM signs up for Maersk-led TradeLens

In an important blockchain breakthrough for liner shipping,… link to full story

04.17.19 - Global Trade Talks: US, Japan, China, EU and Where They Stand on Tariffs

Diplomatic efforts to end a global trade war are expanding… link to full story

04.16.19 - No major disruption for freight market from lower-sulphur fuel switch

The forecast for huge disruption on the freight side… link to full story

04.16.19 - Precautions to be taken when shipping perishable cargo in reefer containers

Perishable cargo may be defined as goods that can deteriorate… link to full story

04.16.19 - Youroukos: Trade War Is the Best Thing that Happened to Container Shipping

The end of the escalating trade war between the world’s… link to full story

04.16.19 - US west coast ports suffer 'tariff hangover' in the first quarter as volumes fall

US west coast ports suffered most from a “tariff hangover”… link to full story

04.15.19 - Tighter Panama Canal draft restrictions could hit Aframaxes, LR2 transit

The Panama Canal Authority’s new maximum draft restriction… link to full story

04.15.19 - Logistics Report: Scrapping Bulk Ships; JD.com Pulling Back; Powering Down Smartphones

The dry-bulk shipping sector at the heart of the global… link to full story

04.15.19 - Governments pursue new shipping emissions measures

The International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment… link to full story

04.15.19 - NCBFAA president: Expect more CBP enforcement

U.S. Customs and Border Protection increasingly is… link to full story

04.11.19 - Trump Has a Message for the World: My Trade Wars Aren't Over Yet

 With EU tariff threat president signals greater uncertainty  Comes… link to full story

04.11.19 - Trump’s Trade War Is Hurting Farmers, But They Still Think He Can Win It

Sean Gilbert surveys a two-year-old apple tree that’s… link to full story

04.11.19 - Maritime CEO Forum: Prepare to be Ubered

Shipping is innovative, but has yet to get disruptive… link to full story

04.11.19 - Trump’s Trade War Turns Vietnamese Furniture Maker Into a Winner

Xuan Hoa expects sales to at least double in next five… link to full story

04.10.19 - Heavy weather blows liner schedules off course

An escalating number of typhoons and adverse weather… link to full story

04.10.19 - ONE opts for scrubbers but keeps faith in compliant fuels

Chief executive Jeremy Nixon says his Japanese line… link to full story

04.10.19 - Proposed U.S. tariffs in reaction to EU aircraft subsidies

The USTR has listed for retaliation about 315 items,… link to full story

04.09.19 - Mexico Border Wait Times Spike as Trump Threats Slow Traffic and Delay Trucks

The southern border isn’t closed, but it’s already… link to full story

04.09.19 - Cargo Imports Dip, But Tariff Delay Paves Way for an Uptick

With factories in China shutting down during February… link to full story

04.09.19 - Sea Asia 2019 - Addressing the challenges ahead for the maritime industries

The changing times in maritime and shipping were in… link to full story

04.09.19 - Liners blown off schedule by global warming: Jeremy Nixon

Global warming is leading to liner disruption, the… link to full story

04.08.19 - Commentary: Chinese New Year blanked sailings surge

BlueWater Reporting’s database illustrates that blanked… link to full story

04.08.19 - Shippers increasingly unhappy with the performance of shipping lines

Shippers and forwarders are increasingly dissatisfied… link to full story

04.08.19 - Global Port Tracker: U.S. retail imports on the rise

  Monthly retail imports are expected to grow to nearly… link to full story

04.08.19 - Limitation of liability in contracts of carriage by sea – a comparison

Limitation of liability is a concept that allows a… link to full story

04.08.19 - Forwarders should not pay surcharges on boxes that are not clean or need repair

Fiata has recommended forwarders don’t pay surcharges… link to full story

04.05.19 - Shipping Comes to Terms With $50 Billion Clean-Fuel Bill

A shift from heavy oil to lower-sulfur fuels next year… link to full story

04.05.19 - What is a Blank sailing..??

Trans-Pacific carriers accelerate blank sailings More… link to full story

04.05.19 - Trade Turbulence Brings Global Air Freight Demand to Three-Year Low

Demand for global air freight dropped to the lowest… link to full story

04.05.19 - WLS: Asia-to-North America trades see capacity sink in Q1

While weekly allocated capacity on Asia to North America… link to full story

04.05.19 - Border closure averted but problems remain

President Trump walks back threat to close the southern… link to full story

04.04.19 - Contrary to Popular Belief, the American Textile Supply Chain is Growing

Made in America is ramping up where textiles and apparel… link to full story

04.04.19 - Global Map of Apparel Factories Boosts Supply-Chain Transparency

A free open-source tool designed to weed out forced… link to full story

04.04.19 - Global Factory Export Orders Mired in Seven-Month Contraction

Global trade disputes and potential for Brexit- related… link to full story

04.04.19 - Amazon’s New Petite Urban Warehouse Can Ship 1 Million Products a Day

Amazon’s new Staten Island distribution center promises… link to full story

04.04.19 - Chinese Shipping Firm Eyes Blockchain for Supply Chain Financing

Blockchain could become a major player in trade, logistics… link to full story

04.03.19 - Maersk management given time to turn around 'supertanker'

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The main shareholder and the… link to full story

04.03.19 - Logistics Report: Tumbling Truck Orders; Brexit’s Many Deadlines; Ailing Pharmacy Chains

The year is already over as far as trucking fleet managers… link to full story

04.03.19 - 8 tips to reduce freight forwarding expenses

If you use shipping services often, price may definitely… link to full story

04.03.19 - China Announces Trade Concessions as Negotiators Head to US

The Chinese government said it will extend a suspension… link to full story

04.03.19 - China, US Said to Pore Over Details of Text to End Trade War

Chinese and U.S. negotiators have been working line-by-line… link to full story

04.02.19 - U.S. Trade Gap Narrowed Sharply in January

Deficit in goods with China shrinks 14%, explaining… link to full story

04.02.19 - Tax Changes Hit Overseas Profits of Some U.S. Companies

New tax called GILTI entangles P&G, Otis Elevator WASHINGTON—When… link to full story

04.02.19 - Container demand growth set to remain ‘muted’

MSI expects the Asia-Europe and transpacific headhaul… link to full story

04.02.19 - U.S. and Chinese Manufacturing Stabilize, While Europe Lags Behind

Indexes of factory activity suggest an uneven global… link to full story

04.02.19 - Truckers Weigh Higher Costs, Open Roads in New York Fees

Congestion pricing plan could smooth delivery routes,… link to full story

04.02.19 - Amazon spreads its wings in the air cargo sector as it buys into Atlas and ATSG

Amazon’s hold on the air cargo industry is set to double,… link to full story

04.01.19 - Two in three containers arrived too late in the Pacific this February

Only about a third of containers arrived on time on… link to full story

04.01.19 - A tax on a tax: U.S. customs demands bigger bonds as trade tariffs rise

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Stephen Wang is counting the costs… link to full story

04.01.19 - DSV to Buy Panalpina in $4.6 Billion European Logistics Deal

 Agreement gets backing from Panalpina’s biggest shareholder  Logistics… link to full story

04.01.19 - H&M is Making Clothes From Orange Peels, Pineapple Leaves and Algae

Orange silk. Pineapple leather. Algae foam. Is the… link to full story

04.01.19 - Cosco posts weaker 2018 results for tanker, box and financing operations

Chinese state conglomerate saw profitability eroded… link to full story

04.01.19 - Garfield beach phone mystery solved after 30 years

The group had long suspected a lost shipping container… link to full story

March 2019 Industry News
03.29.19 - Shipping’s Latest Problem: Rising Insurance Costs

Cargo vessels have been hit by an expensive string… link to full story

03.29.19 - Small businesses grapple with Section 301 tariff impacts

Section 301 tariffs on goods from China are hurting… link to full story

03.29.19 - Moderate growth for 2019 container volumes forecast

The surge in imports as shippers “pulled forward” cargo… link to full story

03.29.19 - Companies See Success With Digital and Blockchain-Based Global Trade Finance

Trade financing is a big deal in the highly global… link to full story

03.28.19 - Floods Deal a New Blow to the Farm Belt

Farmers, agricultural companies face losses as water… link to full story

03.28.19 - Trade Tensions, Raw Material Shortages, Climatic Disruptions Top Supply Chain Risks

Avoiding risks in the supply chain probably comes in… link to full story

03.28.19 - US Trade Team Back in Beijing as China Sees Much Still to Do

U.S. trade officials including Treasury Secretary Steven… link to full story

03.28.19 - US and China Got Into a Trade War and Mexico Won

The Trump Administration’s trade war with China has… link to full story

03.28.19 - Free Shipping is Ceding Ground to This New Demand

For many retailers, the logistics world is similar… link to full story

03.27.19 - Air freight rates still depressed, but China-US starts to gain height again

Following one of the softest markets in air freight… link to full story

03.27.19 - Hapag-Lloyd completes discharging of damaged containers on Yantian Express

German containerline Hapag-Lloyd has completed the… link to full story

03.27.19 - Food Lion, Other Grocers Will Use AI for Food Suppliers

System rolling out for Ahold-owned U.S. supermarkets… link to full story

03.27.19 - US-Morocco FTA Gives Yarn-Forward Exemptions to Certain Fabrics

The U.S. has announced an agreement with Morocco that… link to full story

03.27.19 - Global Trade Takes Sharp Turn Down With Biggest Drop Since 2009

Global trade has taken a sharp turn down, reinforcing… link to full story

03.26.19 - New York's plan to reduce truck traffic with barges moves ahead

Dive Brief: New York City Economic Development Corporation… link to full story

03.26.19 - APL starts reefer shipments from central Vietnam

The APL Chu Lai Express (CHX) service will depart today,… link to full story

03.26.19 - Logistic Report: CMA CGM's China Order; Apple Turns to Services; Building for LNG Exports

China is taking a bigger role in French transport. French… link to full story

03.26.19 - Shippers want more transparency from those who handle their ocean freight

Shippers have called on carriers, infrastructure operators… link to full story

03.25.19 - More 301 exclusions as Trump doubles down on tariffs

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Wednesday… link to full story

03.25.19 - Yang Ming reports $217.5 million loss

Taiwanese carrier says results were “significantly… link to full story

03.25.19 - CBP issues guidance for Round 2 of 301 exclusions

The exclusions will extend through March 25, 2020,… link to full story

03.25.19 - Debate over European shipping regulations heats up

The ITF and WSC issue reports to support their competing… link to full story

03.22.19 - Eurozone PMI Fall Signals Deeper Slowdown

The eurozone economy’s weak streak is likely to have… link to full story

03.22.19 - Services Data Point to Sharper Slowdown

WASHINGTON—Americans’ spending on services slowed sharply… link to full story

03.22.19 - NYK secures multi-billion yen 'green loan' to buy scrubbers for its ships

Japanese transport group NYK has secured a ¥9bn ($81m)… link to full story

03.22.19 - Trucking Company YRC, Teamsters Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

Deal covering thousands of workers is reached 10 days… link to full story

03.22.19 - AAR: U.S. railroads registered more traffic declines in Week 11

For the week ending March 16, U.S. railroads logged… link to full story

03.22.19 - Brexit: Toilet paper maker stockpiles in a case of no-deal

One of the UK's major toilet tissue importers has been… link to full story

03.21.19 - Geopolitics, Trade Impasses Weigh Down Global Economy

Two interrelated and troubling developments are coloring… link to full story

03.21.19 - Apparel, Footwear Lead a Growing Trade in Counterfeit Goods

Footwear and clothing top the list of goods making… link to full story

03.21.19 - U.S. Midwest flooding bogs down mills, railroad operations

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, U.S. — Flooding that struck… link to full story

03.21.19 - Major boxship fire occurs every 60 days

Insurer TT Club is pushing for greater scrutiny of… link to full story

03.21.19 - An innovative solution for empty container crisis

In 2017, global seaborne trade reached 10.7 billion… link to full story

03.20.19 - Soft demand and falling rates push 2M to blank another Asia-USEC sailing

2M partners Maersk Line and MSC have announced plans… link to full story

03.20.19 - Drewry foresees more slow steaming and transshipment

Drewry says container carriers may try to mitigate… link to full story

03.20.19 - Opposing sides step up war of words over liner block exemption regulation

As European lawmakers continue to assess whether to… link to full story

03.20.19 - Top U.S. Companies by Import and Export Volume

Nothing has transformed our economy quite like containerized… link to full story

03.19.19 - U.S. Seaborne Imports to Los Angeles, Long Beach Plunged in February

Abrupt decline in inbound container volume at California’s… link to full story

03.19.19 - Source: Tariffs could depend on China's concessions

U.S. tariff levels on China will apparently depend… link to full story

03.19.19 - NVOs face ISF-5 enforcement

Customs and Border Protection will begin accessing… link to full story

03.19.19 - ‘China will remain manufacturing’s center of gravity’

Lower labor costs make other countries alluring, but… link to full story

03.18.19 - With One Trade War Truce, AAFA Says Prepare for the Next Battle

The March deadline for further escalation of the trade… link to full story

03.18.19 - Logistics Report: DHL Isn’t Buying; Uncanny Metal Making; States Eye Gas Taxes

Mergers and acquisitions activity looks very different… link to full story

03.18.19 - Lunar New Year Impacts Trade at Port of Long Beach

Second-busiest February follows record month in 2018 A… link to full story

03.18.19 - Port of Oakland cargo surge cooled off last month

Oakland, Calif. – A six-month-long containerized cargo… link to full story

03.15.19 - Fuel spill from sunken Grande America 10 kilometers long

The Grimaldi Group ship was carrying about 2,200 tons… link to full story

03.15.19 - BP will sell new low-sulfur marine fuel

BP Marine says it conducted comprehensive testing of… link to full story

03.15.19 - Biofuel oil to be tested on CMA CGM containership

The oil, developed by GoodFuels and derived from used… link to full story

03.15.19 - Commentary: When there’s smoke in compliance

Corporate compliance programs must protect against… link to full story

03.15.19 - Lumber Liquidators hit with $33 million penalty

Virginia-based flooring supplier haunted by 2015 missteps… link to full story

03.14.19 - Commentary: U.S. East Coast ports gaining ground

Of the nation’s top five container ports, Savannah’s… link to full story

03.14.19 - Trump Says He ‘Looks Forward’ to U.K. Trade Deal Post Brexit

President Donald Trump said he looks forward to striking… link to full story

03.14.19 - China and U.S. to Push Back Trump-Xi Meeting to at Least April

Reports earlier said summit could take place in March  Lighthizer… link to full story

03.14.19 - Where Will Your Plastic Trash Go Now That China Doesn't Want It?

Plastic garbage from Trader Joe's and an AARP card… link to full story

03.13.19 - Jacksonville Inks $238 Million Deal for Port Expansion

Works will include channel deepening that will enable… link to full story

03.13.19 - Top U.S., Chinese Trade Negotiators Decide on Next Step in Call

China’s Vice Premier Liu He and his American counterparts… link to full story

03.13.19 - Lighthizer says trade talks won’t drive U.S. firms to China

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified… link to full story

03.13.19 - Fitch Ratings believes port growth will moderate

Container volume growth will not outstrip global GDP… link to full story

03.12.19 - Trade Turmoil Cited as Air Freight Demand Drops to Three-Year Low

Global air freight demand fell 1.8 percent in January… link to full story

03.12.19 - Trump Hasn’t Set a Date for Trade Summit With Xi, Sanders Says

President Donald Trump hasn’t set a date to meet his… link to full story

03.12.19 - Fear of Trump Walking Out on Xi Haunts China as Talks Near End

Donald Trump regularly touts the strength of his personal… link to full story

03.12.19 - With Tariff Hike on Hold, Retail Cargo Imports to Slow in March

Cargo imports at major U.S. container ports are expected… link to full story

03.12.19 - Container shipping has good opportunities, says analyst

Lars Jensen says while individual carriers and freight… link to full story

03.12.19 - Alibaba buying $693 million chunk of delivery company

E-commerce giant Alibaba says it will deepen collaboration… link to full story

03.12.19 - “K” Line increases loss estimate for 2018-19 fiscal year

Company plans to improve profits by canceling uneconomical… link to full story

03.12.19 - Tech Connections: Cut ties to paper bills of lading

An e-bill of lading service using proven scalable technology… link to full story

03.08.19 - Chinese Exports Plunge as Slowdown Deepens

Exports fell, as did imports, narrowing the trade surplus… link to full story

03.08.19 - New Import Era Dawns, as China’s Prowess Subsides and Sourcing Spreads Out

In the history of global apparel manufacturing, 2018… link to full story

03.08.19 - What Trade War? China’s Factory Hub Can’t Hire Enough Workers

In China’s manufacturing heartland, Donald Trump’s trade… link to full story

03.08.19 - Rail freight traffic drop: Weather, or economic and trade-related uncertainty?

Rail freight traffic for the month of February 2019… link to full story

03.07.19 - These Retailers Just Announced More Store Closures

Retail is continuing its cut back. The tally for store… link to full story

03.07.19 - Colony Capital Builds Last-Mile Network With Purchase of 54 Industrial Properties

Affiliates of downtown-based Colony Capital Inc. have… link to full story

03.07.19 - Apollo Global to buy Direct ChassisLink in $2.5 billion deal: sources

(Reuters) - Buyout firm Apollo Global Management LLC… link to full story

03.06.19 - US to Terminate GSP Designation for India and Turkey

India and Turkey are set to lose their eligibility… link to full story

03.06.19 - US Trade Deficit Surged to $621 Billion in 2018, Highest in Decade

The U.S. trade deficit widened in 2018 to a 10-year… link to full story

03.06.19 - Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd will reject ‘all-in contracts’

While the companies agree on how to tackle the low-sulfur… link to full story

03.05.19 - Industry Pushes for Passage of USMCA and Import Tax Relief Act

Trade might be playing second fiddle to Congressional… link to full story

03.05.19 - Trump and Xi Are Close to a Deal, But the Trade War Isn’t Over

The world’s two largest economies are nearing the finish… link to full story

03.05.19 - CBP looks to ‘keep us all safe and protect legitimate trade’

E-commerce platforms and rapidly changing IT are challenging… link to full story

03.04.19 - FDA turns up focus on imported food safety

The Food and Drug Administration has unveiled a plan… link to full story

03.04.19 - Retailers search for certainties in uncertain times

Panelists at the Retail Industry Leaders Association’s… link to full story

03.04.19 - APM Terminals Officially Begins Operations in Costa Rica

The Moín Megaport, APM Terminals, officially began… link to full story

03.04.19 - A Storm Is Gathering Over Container Shipping

Sagging global trade, rising fuel costs and stubbornly… link to full story

03.01.19 - Final phase of demurrage investigation under way

FMC kicks off industry innovation teams in an effort… link to full story

03.01.19 - IMO 2020 mandate looms large for container industry

Consulting firm says requirement to use low-sulfur… link to full story

03.01.19 - China Trade War Cost Tops $40 Billion in U.S. Exports

Chinese retaliation against President Donald Trump’s… link to full story

03.01.19 - China’s Factory Activity at Lowest Level in Three Years

It is the latest among many signs of persisting weakness… link to full story

February 2019 Industry News
02.28.19 - U.S.-China Negotiations Risk Shutting Out the Rest of the World

 As the two superpowers get closer to an agreement,… link to full story

02.28.19 - APL launches accelerated China-US intermodal product

Dedicated chassis, faster truck turnarounds and expedited… link to full story

02.28.19 - FedEx to Test Robot for Same-Day Delivery

The express carrier’s ‘SameDay Bot’ joins efforts by… link to full story

02.28.19 - Trump’s Trade Czar Urges Patience on China Deal President Craves

Donald Trump’s top trade negotiator is dialing back… link to full story

02.27.19 - Trade Expert Says Trade War Effect Will Have Long Reach for Retail

While the trade war between the U.S. and China has… link to full story

02.27.19 - UN Analysis Shows More Work Needed on WTO Trade Facilitation Implementation

Two years after the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Trade Facilitation… link to full story

02.27.19 - Automation of in-bond processes has taken decades

CBP and the industry continue to bring clarity and… link to full story

02.27.19 - Kering’s Traceability Partnership Paves New Way for Luxury Supply Chains

Last year, Supima, Albini Group and Oritain entered… link to full story

02.26.19 - How U.S. bike companies are steering around Trump's China tariffs

(Reuters) - U.S.-based bicycle manufacturer Kent International… link to full story

02.26.19 - World Trade Slowed at End of 2018

Imports to and exports from China plummeted, signaling… link to full story

02.26.19 - Trump ‘Always Changes His Mind,’ Say Exporters Wary of Trade Deal

Executives express caution after Trump delays 25% tariff  Two… link to full story

02.25.19 - Trump to Delay Tariff Increases on Chinese Imports

U.S. president cites substantial progress in trade… link to full story

02.25.19 - Who’s Winning the US-China Trade War: Other Countries

The theoretical correlation between a decline in U.S. imports from… link to full story

02.25.19 - Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach post strong volumes to start 2019

Total POLA January volumes, at 852,440 TEU (Twenty-Foot… link to full story

02.25.19 - China and Kuwait to Build New Port

Kuwait and China have signed a memorandum-of-understanding… link to full story

02.25.19 - Apparel Price Climate Stabilizing, But Volatility Still in the Air

In the midst of trade uncertainties and retail and… link to full story

02.22.19 - BIMCO sees ‘tough’ 2019 for long-haul container trade

Analyst predicts a slowdown in U.S. containerized imports… link to full story

02.22.19 - Port of Long Beach looks to deepen, widen channels

With deeper channels, longer and wider ships will be… link to full story

02.22.19 - Port of Hong Kong sinking in the ranks

Fierce competition from nearby ports, high terminal… link to full story

02.21.19 - U.S., China Are Working on Multiple Memorandums for Trade Deal

 Five MoUs would cover main points of the bilateral… link to full story

02.21.19 - WTO Trade Indicator Points to Slower Trade Growth In Q1

If current trade tensions remain unresolved, policy… link to full story

02.21.19 - Asia's Tumbling Exports Signal Trade Pain Has Room to Run

Key Asian exporters Singapore, Japan and South Korea… link to full story

02.21.19 - Firms advised on different ways to mitigate 301 duties

A KPMG trade analyst during a webinar Tuesday outlined… link to full story

02.20.19 - Local warehouses fill up amid strong economy, e-commerce boom

With its lowest vacancy rate in nearly 18 years, the… link to full story

02.20.19 - New order of giant cranes on order for Port of Oakland’s main cargo terminal

SSA Terminals, the operator of Oakland International… link to full story

02.20.19 - Logistics Report: Stacking Up Imports; Uneasy Logistics Merge; Blaming Supply Chains

The stream of imports that’s been hitting U.S. seaports… link to full story

02.19.19 - Trump Says China Trade Talks `Very Productive’ as Team Returns

President Donald Trump said last week’s China trade… link to full story

02.19.19 - Importers Could Get Tariff Break on Cheaper Garment Hangers, CBP Rules

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has ruled… link to full story

02.19.19 - CBP Seizes $4.4 Million in Counterfeit Products in Puerto Rico

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) San Juan Field… link to full story

02.18.19 - Trump, Xi Hail Progress in Trade Talks as Tariff Deadline Nears

President Donald Trump hailed progress made in trade… link to full story

02.18.19 - Import Wave Jams California Warehouses

LOS ANGELES—A steady wave of imports into Southern… link to full story

02.15.19 - America’s in a Forest Slump and New Zealand Log Prices Are on a Roll

New Zealand’s lumber industry is supported by Chinese… link to full story

02.15.19 - Bankrupt Freight Hauler NEMF Wins Approval to Tap Cash

Banks say NEMF owner should finance bankruptcy New… link to full story

02.15.19 - Self-Driving Truck Tech Startup TuSimple Raises $95 Million in New Funding

Company says backing will support expansion of autonomous… link to full story

02.14.19 - Vietnamese logistics startup LOGIVAN raises $5.5m from Alpha JWC, others

LOGIVAN, a Vietnamese web platform that connects truckers… link to full story

02.14.19 - Facing A Critical Shortage Of Drivers, The Trucking Industry Is Changing

It's never been harder to hire long-haul truck drivers,… link to full story

02.14.19 - BCG report takes a deep dive into the ‘Blockchain Paradox’

While the emergence of blockchain technology within… link to full story

02.14.19 - Retail Cargo Imports Stay Robust Ahead of Possible March Tariff Hike

Facing a March 1 deadline for threatened 25 percent… link to full story

02.13.19 - Qingdao developing 5G network for port operations

China’s north port operator, Qingdao Port Group, is… link to full story

02.13.19 - Trump Flexible on China Tariff Deadline as He Seeks `Real Deal’

President Donald Trump said he’s open to extending… link to full story

02.13.19 - Maersk in landmark Ganges shipment

India is easing its cabotage rules to help develop… link to full story

02.12.19 - USTR collects comments for Special 301 review

Commenters call for China to be identified for the… link to full story

02.12.19 - Commentary: Self-disclose? An exporter’s question

When a company discovers a possible violation of U.S.… link to full story

02.12.19 - Yantian Express cargo recovery makes further progress

Almost 200 containers identified as ‘most likely a… link to full story

02.12.19 - US box imports still strong as tariff hike approaches

With trade talks with China still unresolved, retailers… link to full story

02.11.19 - A major port operator is planning to launch its first hyperloop for cargo in India

Last year, DP World, UAE's state-owned port operator,… link to full story

02.11.19 - Year-over-year air cargo growth lower in 2018

The International Air Transportation Association expects… link to full story

02.11.19 - Trade Talk Stakes Rise as the Data Darken

A Trump-Xi meeting ahead of the March 1 deadline is… link to full story

02.11.19 - Trump Sees No Xi Meeting by Tariff Deadline, Stoking Trade Worry

President Donald Trump said he won’t meet Chinese President… link to full story

02.08.19 - Logistics Report: Freight Rates Sinking; Apps Eating Profits; Steelmakers are Rolling

Shipping rates in maritime’s dry-bulk sector are in… link to full story

02.08.19 - MSC Zoe box spill larger than first reported

The number of containers that fell overboard from the… link to full story

02.08.19 - Ports of Seattle, Tacoma finalizing deal for major terminal renovation

A deal between the Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma… link to full story

02.08.19 - Free-Falling Freight Rates Spell Trouble For Shipping

Dry bulk shipowners face a long period of uncertainty… link to full story

02.07.19 - The State of The Trade War: Tariffs and What Comes Next

The impending March 1 deadline for a trade deal with… link to full story

02.07.19 - China’s Slide as US Apparel Supplier Continues as Overall Imports Drop in November

The move to diversify away from China as a supplier… link to full story

02.07.19 - Fiber Firms Are Tackling Textile’s Water Crisis Through Innovation

It’s well-known that the textile industry has a water… link to full story

02.07.19 - Ocean Freight Rates Seen Rising in 2019 as Carriers Pass Along Fuel Costs

Importers and exporters can expect to pay higher ocean… link to full story

02.06.19 - Seattle terminal $300 million upgrade recommended

Northwest Seaport Alliance may lease to Stevedoring… link to full story

02.06.19 - Trump’s China Tariffs Are Delivering on One Front, Study Finds

President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imports from China continue… link to full story

02.06.19 - Trump Says Trade Deal With China Must Include Structural Change

President calls on Congress to pass USMCA deal, tariff… link to full story

02.06.19 - U.S. Trade Gap Narrows to Five-Month Low as Imports Plummet

The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in November by more… link to full story

02.05.19 - CBO Warns of Negative Impact on GDP and Prices if Trump’s Tariff Policy Continues

Tariff increases and other trade barriers imposed in… link to full story

02.05.19 - New York-New Jersey Ports Set Record Cargo Volume in 2018

The Port of New York and New Jersey achieved 7 percent cargo growth… link to full story

02.05.19 - APL ship on fire off coast of Vietnam

A Hapag-Lloyd ship that caught fire early in January… link to full story

02.05.19 - Trump's Trade War and the Emerging Global Fallout: QuickTake

U.S. President Donald Trump went on the warpath in… link to full story

02.04.19 - Moves made to merge Korean shipyards

Korea Development Bank is taking steps to merge Daewoo… link to full story

02.04.19 - Expanded Panama Canal has exceeded expectations

Containerships remain the top vessel, but the canal… link to full story

02.04.19 - U.S., China agree any deal must be enforceable

Drewry suggests shippers may want to lock in rates… link to full story

02.01.19 - WLS: BlueWater data reflects world trade challenges

BlueWater Reporting’s Q4 2018 World Liner Supply report… link to full story

02.01.19 - Legal changes required to implement USMCA

The Office of the USTR submitted a description of changes… link to full story

02.01.19 - `Meh' Is Asia Verdict on `Tremendous' Trade Talks: Taking Stock

The progress made on the trade talks was “tremendous”… link to full story

02.01.19 - China Vows to Buy More U.S. Goods, Sees Progress in Trade Talks

China promised to “substantially” expand purchases… link to full story

January 2019 Industry News
01.31.19 - Tech Connections: The rise of port community systems

Technology developments are aiding ports, but business… link to full story

01.31.19 - LVMH Eases Fears of China Luxury Slowdown on Fashion, Leather

LVMH eased fears that an economic slowdown in China would… link to full story

01.31.19 - Chinese New Year Adds Uncertainty for Importers in Unstable Trade Climate

This year, Chinese New Year could complicate things… link to full story

01.31.19 - Trump Says No Trade Deal Will Be Final Until He Meets With Xi

 Final day of U.S.-China trade talks in Washington… link to full story

01.30.19 - Mexico Posts Record-High Trade Surplus Even After NAFTA Redo

Mexico posted its highest trade surplus on record in… link to full story

01.30.19 - Port of Los Angeles highlights ‘digital transformation’

Port handled 9.5 million TEUs in 2018 and believes… link to full story

01.30.19 - U.S. Shutdown Shows China That Calling Trump’s Trade Bluff Might Work

Officials from Beijing arrive this week for trade negotiations U.S.… link to full story

01.30.19 - U.S.-China Trade War Timeline: What's Happened and What's Next

Talks resume in Washington this week between the U.S.… link to full story

01.30.19 - Mnuchin Signals Chance to End China Trade War Ahead of Talks

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that if China presents… link to full story

01.29.19 - General Average declared on fire hit Yantian Express

General Average has been declared on the Hapag-Lloyd… link to full story

01.29.19 - China to offer timeline for structural reforms at US trade talks

Officials gather in Washington under shadow of economic… link to full story

01.29.19 - China Trade Talks Overshadowed by China. And Trade: Taking Stock

One could argue the four biggest developments overnight… link to full story

01.29.19 - WTO Is Said to Launch Investigation Into Trump’s China Tariffs

The World Trade Organization launched an investigation… link to full story

01.28.19 - ILWU blasts plan to automate Los Angeles terminal

International Longshore and Warehouse Union says plan… link to full story

01.28.19 - Hong Kong Exports Fall More Than Expected Amid Trade Gloom

Exports from Hong Kong fell more than expected in December… link to full story

01.28.19 - Container ship YANTIAN EXPRESS on fire in North Atlantic Chronology

Container ship YANTIAN EXPRESS fire UPDATE Jan 27YANTIAN… link to full story

01.25.19 - Southeast Asia Feels the Burn as Global Trade Tensions Heat Up

 Exports growth weakened across the region at end of… link to full story

01.25.19 - Vietnam Makes a Pitch as an Investor Safe Haven in Trade War

 Prime minister sees growth at higher end of 6.6%-6.8%… link to full story

01.25.19 - China to Join Talks on $25 Trillion E-Commerce Market at Last Minute

Aim of talks is agreement to set global rules on data… link to full story

01.25.19 - Congress urged to study destination-based tax system

The Coalition for a Prosperous America pushed for a… link to full story

01.24.19 - CMA CGM and OOCL reportedly ordering containerships

More than 1 million TEUs will be delivered in 2019… link to full story

01.24.19 - Memphis chassis shortage worsens

TRAC intermodal blamed an onslaught of containers for… link to full story

01.24.19 - Trump's Tariffs Are Siphoning $35 Billion From Consumers And Corporations

President Trump likes to say that China and other countries… link to full story

01.24.19 - Can the US and China Agree on Trade Before the 90-Day Tariff Truce is Over?

The last 12 months have been a roller coaster for global… link to full story

01.23.19 - Months of ‘cascading effects’ from closure expected

Analysis shows that the ongoing shutdown is impacting… link to full story

01.23.19 - Detention, demurrage ‘pain point’ in international trade

National Industrial Transportation League panel focuses… link to full story

01.23.19 - Maritime transport exclusion among FTA requests

Commenters recently submitted their requests for provisions… link to full story

01.23.19 - EU Eyes Tariffs on $23 Billion of US Goods If Trump Taxes Cars

The European Union is prepared to hit 20 billion euros… link to full story

01.22.19 - US shippers voice anger at new ‘street turn’ fees

Agriculture Transportation Coalition calls the charges… link to full story

01.22.19 - The Trade Deal China Wants Isn’t Just Bad, It May Be Illegal

(Bloomberg Opinion)—In talks earlier this month, Chinese… link to full story

01.22.19 - US-China Trade Talks Falling Short on Make-Or-Break IP Issues

Ever since negotiators from the U.S. and China sat… link to full story

01.21.19 - Port of Oakland wary over trade war after record 2018

The port handled a record amount of container volumes… link to full story

01.21.19 - Heavy volumes increase congestion at major U.S. ports

Flexport said it expects the backlog at the PANYNJ… link to full story

01.21.19 - EU releases draft mandates for trade talks with U.S.

Agriculture is excluded from the draft mandates on… link to full story

01.21.19 - China Is Said to Offer Path to End US Trade Imbalance

China has offered to go on a six-year buying spree… link to full story

01.18.19 - France facing serious shortage of customs brokerage staff ahead of Brexit

TLF estimates a need to recruit and rapidly train 1,000… link to full story

01.18.19 - Asia's rice exporters trigger a price war

Thailand likely to lose further ground in global market… link to full story

01.18.19 - Liverpool gains permanent call on 2M Alliance transatlantic service

The switch by Maersk Line and MSC of a transatlantic… link to full story

01.17.19 - Trump’s Tariffs Are Producing Billions, But China Isn’t Paying

More than $13 billion in duties were assessed as of… link to full story

01.17.19 - OCEAN Alliance to revise global network

The new network, scheduled to launch in April, will… link to full story

01.17.19 - ‘Business as usual’ for air cargo

Forwarders said air cargo shipments keep moving, despite… link to full story

01.16.19 - USTR Pledges Exclusions From Higher China Tariffs If Talks Fail

The Trump administration has promised two senators… link to full story

01.16.19 - US Seeks Duty-Free Status for Apparel and Textiles in EU Trade Agreement

The U.S. wants comprehensive duty free treatment for… link to full story

01.15.19 - Agriculture shippers sound alarm over street turn fees

Penalty will make congestion and air pollution worse,… link to full story

01.15.19 - Tariff Escalations, Calculations & the Impact on Consumer Confidence

President Trump has said the tariff actions against… link to full story

01.15.19 - China’s Slumping Trade Adds Pressure for Settlement With Trump

China’s exports slumped in December as a rush of orders… link to full story

01.15.19 - Trade Tariffs Still a Concern at NRF

Who will win the trade war between China and the U.S.? Flip… link to full story

01.14.19 - The “Internet of Shipping” is upon us

Is it a revolution, an evolution or simply technology… link to full story

01.14.19 - China’s Liu Said to Visit U.S. on Jan. 30 to 31 for Trade Talks

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is set to visit Washington… link to full story

01.14.19 - As Clock Ticks to More Trump Tariffs, Data Shows Grim Outlook

With seven weeks to go until a deadline that could… link to full story

01.11.19 - Bigger tax refunds may lead to better-than-usual furniture business this season

Should furniture stores look for better tax refund… link to full story

01.11.19 - ZIM and 2M expand cooperation

ZIM, Maersk and MSC announce that they will share space… link to full story

01.11.19 - Chamber CEO: USMCA, TPP membership beneficial

During the chamber’s annual State of American Business… link to full story

01.10.19 - US says China willing to buy more American as trade talks end

The Trump administration wrapped up the latest round… link to full story

01.10.19 - Factory Deflation Looms in China, Posing Risk to Global Prices

China’s producer prices are set to weaken on soft demand… link to full story

01.10.19 - US-China Talks Help Boost Retail and Apparel Stocks

The hint of some good news helped lift retail and apparel… link to full story

01.09.19 - U.S.-China trade talks extend to Wednesday, Trump sees progress

U.S.-China trade talks in Beijing are progressing and… link to full story

01.09.19 - US box imports level off after rush to beat tariffs

Box import growth at US major retail container ports… link to full story

01.09.19 - Trade Tensions Grounded Air Freight Growth in November

Global air freight demand was flat in November compared… link to full story

01.08.19 - Trade Tensions Prompt Supply Chain Changes in China

On Wednesday afternoon, Apple Inc. cut guidance sending… link to full story

01.08.19 - New year marked by several shipping accidents

Sixteen crew members were rescued, but five missing… link to full story

01.08.19 - US Sees Trade Deal Within Reach as China Dispatches Top Aide

The Trump administration expressed optimism it can… link to full story

01.07.19 - China Can’t Meet ‘Draconian’ U.S. Demands, Says Ex-Goldman Exec

China has moved quickly to meet “reasonable demands”… link to full story

01.07.19 - China Exodus, Shuttered Factories and Price Spikes: Sourcing in 2019

Sourcing stands to be further upended as the industry… link to full story

01.07.19 - Shipping demand from South East Asia set to soar

More manufacturers will start to shift production out… link to full story

01.04.19 - Government shutdown holds up export licenses

Once the export control agencies are back in operation,… link to full story

01.04.19 - MSC ship loses containers overboard in North Sea storm

Shipping company declines to comment on reports that… link to full story

01.04.19 - Top 5 airfreight trends to expect for 2019

Happy new year! Every January brings with it anticipation… link to full story

01.03.19 - MOL car carrier on fire in western Pacific

Sixteen crew members are rescued, four are unresponsive… link to full story

01.03.19 - China’s Key Things to Watch in 2019, With or Without a Trade War

Property policies are central to when economy bottoms:… link to full story

01.03.19 - Apple’s China Trouble Makes Trump’s Trade War Harder to Defend

Cook says Apple didn’t expect weakness in China, EM… link to full story

01.02.19 - C.H. Robinson’s Five Global Shipping Trends for 2019

Over the past few years, robust demand, positive inventory… link to full story

01.02.19 - Commentary: Trends of the economic superpowers

Of the countries measured in the WTI, the U.S. was… link to full story

01.02.19 - Tariff war takes its toll in November as air cargo volumes decline

Air cargo volumes for November bucked normal seasonal… link to full story

December 2018 Industry News
12.31.18 - Trump Hails ‘Big Progress’ Towards China Trade Deal

President Donald Trump reported “big progress” in trade… link to full story

12.31.18 - China Slowdown Continues With Factory Gauge at Lowest Level Since 2016

China heads into the new year with its factories back… link to full story

12.31.18 - China’s Xi Urges Self-Reliance Amid Change ‘Unseen in 100 Years’

Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed self-reliance… link to full story

12.28.18 - The Supply Chain Year In Review

Looking back at 2018, the most important supply chain… link to full story

12.28.18 - Lines in strong position ahead of transpacific contract negotiations

Liner efforts to retain the same buoyancy in transpacific… link to full story

12.28.18 - Air Cargo Faces These Four Logistics Challenges in 2019

Many factors have combined to create an optimistic… link to full story

12.27.18 - Trump's Trade War Comes With an Unexpected Bonus: More Trade

West Coast ports are busy as retailers push to beat… link to full story

12.27.18 - USTR grants first Section 301 exclusions

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Friday… link to full story

12.27.18 - World Economy Is Set to Feel the Delayed Trade War Pain in 2019

Fading export orders and weak sentiment will hurt economies Transport… link to full story

12.26.18 - Commentary: What to expect in ocean shipping in 2019

Supply and Demand.  In years past, you could predict… link to full story

12.26.18 - China Cuts Tariffs on More Than 700 Goods Amid Open-Trade Drive

China announced another round of tariff cuts, lowering… link to full story

12.20.18 - Vietnam in a world larger than US and China

As the US-China trade war rages on and protectionist… link to full story

12.20.18 - China lowers tariffs on U.S. cars, parts through March

The action fulfills a second key promise after U.S.… link to full story

12.20.18 - Global shipping scouts for future growth

Where do we go to find economic growth that spurs shipping… link to full story

12.19.18 - FedEx Sinks Most Since 2008 as Outlook Sows Doubts on Economy

World growth peak ‘appears to be behind us,’ company… link to full story

12.19.18 - Over 1,000 seek $16 billion China tariff tranche outs

Tuesday was the deadline for industry to submit exclusion… link to full story

12.19.18 - UK businesses to spend billions stocking up for Brexit

As the UK government this week further ramped up preparations… link to full story

12.18.18 - Four Ways Logistics Will Change In 2019

As the logistics industry, and the broader business… link to full story

12.18.18 - East-West box demand growth to slow next year

Demand growth on Asia-Europe and transpacific headhaul… link to full story

12.18.18 - Can China Boom 40 More Years? Those Who Lived It Aren’t Sure

Mixed feelings on economic reform as Xi preps for anniversaryTrade… link to full story

12.17.18 - Top 10 Cargo Facts stories of 2018

The top 10 Cargo Facts stories of the year: #10: Nippon… link to full story

12.17.18 - Strikes at 50 Factories and One Port in Bangladesh Hamper Garment Supply Chain

Conditions in Bangladesh’s ready-made garment sector… link to full story

12.17.18 - China Seeks to Defuse Trade War With Reversals on Cars, Corn

China took more steps to defuse trade tensions with… link to full story

12.14.18 - U.S. tariff payments more than double in October

President Trump has made tariffs a cornerstone of his… link to full story

12.14.18 - Alibaba and HKIA confirm plans for US$1.5bn Hong Kong air hub

Alibaba Group and Hong Kong International Airport … link to full story

12.13.18 - Tariffs help ports reach record volumes but slowdown looms

“We’re seeing record volumes right now because where… link to full story

12.13.18 - New Asia-Europe overland services putting more pressure on ocean and air

Asia-Europe overland services are strengthening as… link to full story

12.13.18 - Spread between diesel wholesale and retail price jumps 41% in 2 months

The average wholesale or rack price for ultra-low sulfur… link to full story

12.12.18 - US Container Imports on downward Path as 'Pull Forward' becomes 'Air Pocket'

A strong year for container imports into the U.S. is… link to full story

12.12.18 - Asia State Players Wield Subsidies to Dominate Shipping

Ever since nations began moving goods by sea thousands… link to full story

12.12.18 - Things are Looking Up for Multistory Warehouses

Multistory warehouses used to distribute e-commerce… link to full story

12.12.18 - China-US Trade War Providing a Business Bonus for Southeast Asian Exporters

Shippers serving the US import market may have already… link to full story

12.11.18 - The Uncharted Territory of Brexit is Looking More Impossible to Navigate

The uncharted territory of Brexit is looking more impossible… link to full story

12.11.18 - FMC to Standardize Container Detention and Demurrage Across the US

US shipping regulatory body the Federal Maritime Commission… link to full story

12.11.18 - How Shippers Can Relieve Consumers' Delivery Anxiety

Delivery anxiety is the anxiety consumers feel when… link to full story

12.11.18 - Diesel Falls to Lowest Price Since April

Diesel fuel prices continued to fall during the week… link to full story

12.10.18 - A Trade Truce Between America and China is Over as Soon as it Began

After a working dinner between Presidents Donald Trump… link to full story

12.10.18 - Truck Orders Dipped in November, Build Backlog Remains at Record

Preliminary Class 8 truck orders in North America totaled… link to full story

12.10.18 - Brexit is Turning Warehouse Space into a Hot Commodity in the U.K.

Brexit is turning warehouse space into a hot commodity… link to full story

12.10.18 - World's Largest Container Shipper Maersk Aims to be CO2-netural by 2050

Denmark’s Maersk said on Wednesday it aimed to have… link to full story

12.10.18 - Air of Caution Clouds Earlier Bullish Transpacific Predictions

Some caution has been thrown on predictions made by… link to full story

12.10.18 - Shipping Line Hyundai Merchant Marine’s Problems Intensify

South Korean flag carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine Co.… link to full story

12.07.18 - Transpacific Volumes to Soften despite China-US Truce

Container cargo surge on the eastbound Transpacific… link to full story

12.07.18 - Regulators Steer Clear of National Bunker Licensing Schemes

Safety regulators at the International Maritime Organization… link to full story

12.06.18 - Flat Dry Bulk Rates Can Expect Tonne-Mile Demand Increase from China-US Tariff Truce

The global dry bulk shipping market is expected to… link to full story

12.06.18 - Tariffs Aren’t Weaning the U.S. Off Foreign Steel

Tariffs aren’t weaning the U.S. off foreign steel.… link to full story

12.05.18 - The Cost of Shipping Online Purchases Could Rise in a Big Way

A Trump administration review is proposing sweeping… link to full story

12.05.18 - A.T. Kearney: U.S.-China Trade War Will Intensify

Despite a “trade truce” worked out over the weekend… link to full story

12.05.18 - The Aging Warehouse

With the economy firing on all cylinders, it is not… link to full story

12.04.18 - Container Industry's Overcapacity Struggle Continuing

“Demand in the container industry is shifting towards… link to full story

12.04.18 - Global Pressures Deress Trade in Most Sectors, but Air Cargo Keeps its End Up

October proved a stronger month for air freight than… link to full story

12.04.18 - E-commerce Shipment Costs to Rise

Two recent and important developments will impact domestic… link to full story

12.04.18 - As Trump Touts Trade War Truce, China Holds its Tongue

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - As White House officials fanned… link to full story

12.03.18 - Soybean Tariff Starts to Affect Freight Markets

Delayed impact of July trade tariffs is hurting panama… link to full story

12.03.18 - Port of Singapore to Ban Discharge of Scrubber Wash Water

The move has been attributed to the port’s efforts… link to full story

November 2018 Industry News
11.30.18 - Transpacific Ocean Pricing 'More Than Double' 2017

Freightos says the FBX shows freight rates from China… link to full story

11.30.18 - Trump’s Threats to Close the Border Add Thousands to Shipping Costs

That doesn’t mean businesses here in Tijuana are resting… link to full story

11.30.18 - Strong Im/Ex Market Fuels South Korea Trade Growth

Air trade in South Korea will remain steady due to… link to full story

11.30.18 - Chinese Manufacturers are Feeling the Pinch

Chinese manufacturers are feeling the pinch as import… link to full story

11.30.18 - Supply Chain Reaction: Trade War Refugees Race to Relocate to Vietnam, Thailand

HONG KONG/BANGKOK (Reuters) - Fred Perrotta spent four… link to full story

11.29.18 - Containership Scrapping Gathers Pace Ahead of IMO 2020

In the last 30 days, 23 container vessels have been… link to full story

11.29.18 - China's Logistics Sector Reports Steady Growth

Beijing - The total value of goods carried by the logistics… link to full story

11.29.18 - Conditions for Shippers Improve as Market Regains Balance

Market conditions for shippers, as measured by FTR’s… link to full story

11.29.18 - U.S. and China 'Have Much to Lose' if Trade Fight Not Sorted Out, DHL Group Says

Freight forwarder’s leading indicator of trade is still… link to full story

11.29.18 - The American Casulaties of Trump's Trade War

Sam Cobb was surprised to see so many people lined… link to full story

11.28.18 - Smaller Vessels are the Biggest Thing Going On in Contaner Shipping

Maritime giant Maersk Line is in talks with Jiangnan… link to full story

11.28.18 - Major Shippers See Costs Skyrocket Next Year

A number of important shippers, including Swiss Nestlé,… link to full story

11.28.18 - ASEAN: Technology Is Crucial in Port Operations of the Future

Technology will play a crucial role in port operations… link to full story

11.28.18 - Forwarders and Airlines Eye Tougher Capacity Negotiations for 2019

Forwarders and airlines are looking to start negotiations… link to full story

11.27.18 - The State of Logistics Outsourcing

In an era where technology continues to migrate consumer… link to full story

11.27.18 - Port of Long Beach Sees Container Volume Hit 8 Million Mark, just Ahead of Tariff Start

Volumes still strong in run-up to tariffs, as retailers… link to full story

11.27.18 - Trump Signals U.S. Likely to Go Ahead With China Tariff Increase

President Donald Trump said he'll likely push forward… link to full story

11.27.18 - Taiwan Ports to Enforce 0.5% Sulphur Cap from 2019

Taiwan's seaports will enforce the use of 0.5% sulphur… link to full story

11.27.18 - Think You’re Done Raising Driver Pay? Think Again, Expert Says

Unless GDP growth stalls or declines, “we’re going… link to full story

11.26.18 - GRA revokes licences of 11 more freight forwarders

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority… link to full story

11.26.18 - Supply Chain Report: Why Suppliers Hold Back

Supplier collaboration and sustainability can drive… link to full story

11.26.18 - Terminal for Sale; FedEx Gets Electric; Retailing Boosts Logistics

One of the Port of Long Beach’s most technologically-advanced… link to full story

11.23.18 - Airfreight Forwarders Model New Service Collections

Digital disrupters have upended shopping, travel planning,… link to full story

11.21.18 - Optimarin consolidates Fednav relationship with retrofit and newbuild orders

Optimarin has signed a contract to supply seven of… link to full story

11.21.18 - Senate GOP Chairman Rebuffs Call for Trade Deal Vote This Year

The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate committee… link to full story

11.20.18 - Trump Threatens High-Tech Export Curbs in Latest Swipe at China

The Trump administration is considering tighter curbs… link to full story

11.16.18 - Trump and Xi Likely to Get Only Framework Trade Deal, Ross Says

The U.S. still plans to raise tariffs on Chinese imports… link to full story

11.15.18 - Tariffs will increase medical supply chain costs by $160M, hospitals warn

Dive Brief: Tariffs on Chinese imports will cause… link to full story

11.14.18 - China forges ahead with reform despite trade war, MSCI says

China’s stock-market slump and the fallout from a trade… link to full story

11.13.18 - EPA plan to update truck emission standards wins initial praise

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency won tentative—and… link to full story

11.09.18 - Retail imports remain strong ahead of tariffs increase

Imports at the United States’ major retail container… link to full story

11.05.18 - CMA CGM sets low-sulfur surcharge for China

CMA CGM says it will start imposing a low-sulfur surcharge… link to full story

11.02.18 - Shipping Industry Stares Down New Fuel Restrictions

HOUSTON — Tens of thousands of cargo ships, tankers,… link to full story

11.01.18 - Trump removes 95 country-product pairs from GSP

President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced the termination… link to full story

October 2018 Industry News
10.30.18 - U.S. consumer spending solid; income gain smallest in 15 months

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending rose… link to full story

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