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The U.S.-China Trade Battle Spawns a New Era of Tariff Dodges

10.09.18

The U.S.-China Trade Battle…

One day in June, seven months after…

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Vietnam to approve TPP-11 by November, prime minister says

10.08.18

Vietnam to approve TPP-11…

Vietnam will likely ratify the 11-member…

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Port of Wilmington sustained $50 million in Florence damage

10.08.18

Port of Wilmington sustained…

Warehouse walls sheared away. Containers…

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Rising demand paves the way for new intermodal networks across SE Asia

10.08.18

Rising demand paves the way…

Increased freight demand across South-east…

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October 2018 Industry News
10.09.18 - The U.S.-China Trade Battle Spawns a New Era of Tariff Dodges

One day in June, seven months after the U.S. imposed… link to full story

10.08.18 - Auto parts suppliers already experiencing disruption from tariffs

Auto parts represent a significant part of the $200… link to full story

10.08.18 - Rising demand paves the way for new intermodal networks across SE Asia

Increased freight demand across South-east Asia has… link to full story

10.08.18 - Port of Wilmington sustained $50 million in Florence damage

Warehouse walls sheared away. Containers tossed about.… link to full story

10.08.18 - Vietnam to approve TPP-11 by November, prime minister says

Vietnam will likely ratify the 11-member Trans-Pacific… link to full story

10.02.18 - Belt and Road Trade Worth $5 Trillion

Trade in the past five years between China and countries… link to full story

10.02.18 - Cathay Pacific continues to roll out ULD track and trace trial

Cathay Pacific Cargo and its partners have continued… link to full story

10.02.18 - 2019 3PL Study highlights ongoing changes in shipper-3PL dynamics

The intersection of supply chain technology, changing… link to full story

10.01.18 - Port Workers Plan Strike in L.A. to Challenge Logistics Firms

Warehouse workers and truck drivers at Los Angeles… link to full story

10.01.18 - U.S.-China trade war triggers seafood supply chain shake-up

  The U.S.-China trade war has triggered a seafood… link to full story

10.01.18 - Texas pecans in crosshairs of trade war as harvest gets underway

Texas pecan growers are about to find out what the… link to full story

10.01.18 - California port drivers, warehouse workers intend to strike

  Los Angeles and Long Beach port truck drivers and… link to full story

10.01.18 - HMM signed a formal contract for 20 mega container ships

[HMM PRESS RELEASE] September 28, 2018 HMM signed a… link to full story

10.01.18 - Myanmar cuts cost of China-funded port project by 80%

Myanmar has agreed to scale down a Chinese-led port… link to full story

September 2018 Industry News
09.27.18 - China to cut tariffs on imports Including machinery, textiles

China will cut import tariffs on goods including machinery,… link to full story

09.27.18 - Long Beach OKs $870 million for on-dock rail work

An $870 million project at the Port of Long Beach aims… link to full story

09.26.18 - Shippers forum says planned 2019 surcharges ‘stink’

The Global Shippers Forum (GSF) said it is suspicious… link to full story

09.26.18 - CBP working to curb illicit e-commerce traffic

 The rapidly increasing wave of e-commerce shipments… link to full story

09.26.18 - In a U.S. manufacturing hub, no illusions about tariffs and jobs

In a town where a 30-feet tall chair is the chief landmark,… link to full story

09.25.18 - Trade court to review constitutionality of steel tariffs

The U.S. Court of International Trade in a rare move… link to full story

09.25.18 - Evergreen denies rumor about CMA CGM purchase

 Evergreen Marine Corp. (EMC) has denied a report that… link to full story

09.25.18 - Trade War Reality Sets In as U.S and China Stick to Their Guns

The world’s two biggest economies are digging in for… link to full story

09.25.18 - China says U.S. putting 'knife to its neck', hard to proceed on trade

A senior Chinese official said on Tuesday it is difficult… link to full story

09.21.18 - Trump and Xi Are Destined to Divorce

In their own individual ways, the leaders of the U.S.… link to full story

09.20.18 - China Plans Broad Import Tax Cut as Soon as October

China is planning to cut average tariff rates on imports… link to full story

09.20.18 - Port of Oakland night gates will expand to speed up cargo flow

Another Port of Oakland marine terminal operator said… link to full story

09.20.18 - Maersk Line in new fuel surcharge to recover $2bn in extra costs from 2020 sulphur cap

Maersk Line rolling out a new Bunker Adjustment Factor… link to full story

09.20.18 - BlackRock's Fink: U.S. a short-term 'big winner' in China trade war

Larry Fink, chief executive of BlackRock (BLK.N), the… link to full story

09.17.18 - Trump Wants $200 Billion in China Tariffs Despite Talks, Sources Say

President Donald Trump instructed aides on Thursday… link to full story

09.14.18 - Trump tariffs spark industry campaign to de-escalate trade war

Trade associations representing farmers, retailers… link to full story

09.07.18 - Kudlow Says U.S. Willing to Talk With China as Tariffs Loom

President Donald Trump is willing to meet with Chinese… link to full story

09.07.18 - U.S. Department of Commerce announces ruling on rubber bands from China and Thailand

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the… link to full story

09.06.18 - Rail Traffic for August and the Week Ending September 1, 2018

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported… link to full story

09.06.18 - Port of Oakland receives $1.35 million in security grants

FEMA, Homeland Security funds bolster round-the-clock… link to full story

09.05.18 - Tariff fight adds to China's economic challenges

China faces bigger economic challenges than its trade… link to full story

09.04.18 - Trump tariffs are roadblock for firms hoping to grow in US

The maker of Sylvania light bulbs wants to expand its… link to full story

August 2018 Industry News
08.30.18 - US scraps tariffs on Canadian paper in win for publishers

An independent U.S. federal agency ruled that Canadian… link to full story

08.28.18 - CBP launching blockchain testing

CBP launching blockchain testing Technology will be… link to full story

08.28.18 - Spot container rates float back up

Drewry’s World Container Index (WCI) — a composite… link to full story

08.28.18 - India plans to fill gap left by US exports to China

India has drawn a list of goods it can export to China,… link to full story

08.28.18 - Trade war pushes Japanese supply chains out of China

Asahi Kasei and Komatsu juggle global production to… link to full story

08.28.18 - SC Ports gate schedules - Labor Day 2018

CHARLESTON CONTAINER TERMINALS: Monday, September… link to full story

08.28.18 - Trump’s focus on Mexico trade dashes hope for quick progress on China

The Trump administration is putting trade negotiations… link to full story

08.27.18 - COSCO Ports revenues jump

Excluding one-offs, net profit increases 70.1 percent… link to full story

08.22.18 - CEOs trying to temper Trump tariffs as US-China talks open

As China prepares to send officials to the U.S. to… link to full story

08.20.18 - Trade war puts new strains on America Inc's factories in China

Larry Sloven arrived in southern China three decades… link to full story

08.20.18 - Hapag-Lloyd Expands Reefer Fleet

Hapag-Lloyd will increase its reefer fleet to over… link to full story

08.17.18 - CBP to kick off blockchain pilot next month

Since foreign documents carry a plethora of seals and… link to full story

08.17.18 - Trump’s tariffs will make fixing your car more expensive

Hopkins Manufacturing Corp. may shift its China supplier… link to full story

08.17.18 - China, Unsure of How to Handle Trump, Braces for ‘New Cold War’

Perhaps nowhere outside America’s heartland is Donald… link to full story

08.16.18 - The challenge of recruiting drivers

As the workload for delivery companies heats up, the… link to full story

08.16.18 - 2018 may be a write-off as shocking H1 numbers all but sink the liner industry

Just halfway through the Q2 reporting period, some… link to full story

08.13.18 - U.S. built Mercedes-Benz SUV's held up by Chinese customs

Mercedes-Benz sports utility vehicles built in Tuscaloosa,… link to full story

08.13.18 - China expects its U.S. agricultural imports to fall sharply

China’s imports of U.S. agricultural products will… link to full story

08.13.18 - July container volumes dip in Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach saw a decline in container volumes… link to full story

08.13.18 - Yang Ming sinks deeper into red

Yang Ming’s net loss sank deeper into the red in the… link to full story

08.10.18 - Maersk, IBM say 94 organizations have joined blockchain trade platform

Shipping group Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) said on Thursday… link to full story

08.10.18 - Handling of U.S. trade dispute causes rift in Chinese leadership: sources

A growing trade war with the United States is causing… link to full story

08.10.18 - U.S., China mobilize for trade war round two

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

08.10.18 - Big spike in containership lay-ups mid-peak season a worry for owners

Alphaliner’s bellwether containership idle tonnage… link to full story

08.10.18 - Maersk revises Q1 bullish forecast and follows Hapag-Lloyd with profit warning

Maersk has been obliged to issue a profit warning ahead… link to full story

08.09.18 - Airfreight growth continues to slow in June as the trade outlook weakens

Air cargo traffic growth continued to slow in June… link to full story

08.08.18 - China announces date to match 16 billion US tariffs

China confirmed that it will impose 25 percent tariffs… link to full story

08.08.18 - Chinese exports accelerate even as Trump escalates trade war

China's exports surged more than expected in July despite… link to full story

08.03.18 - China unveils proposed tariffs on 60 billion of U.S. goods in latest trade war salvo

China proposed retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion worth… link to full story

08.01.18 - North Carolina Ports achieves unprecedented growth in 2018 fiscal year

North Carolina Ports moved a record number of containers… link to full story

July 2018 Industry News
07.31.18 - COSCO networks ‘safe and stable’ after cyberattack

China’s state-run COSCO Shipping Lines said Monday… link to full story

07.31.18 - Commerce lifts ZTE export ban

 After Chinese telecommunications company ZTE placed… link to full story

07.31.18 - China to loosen rules for foreign firms buying strategic stakes

China plans to make it easier for foreign buyers to… link to full story

07.26.18 - First of 60 RMGs Arrive in Virginia

The first of 60 new Konecranes rail-mounted gantry… link to full story

07.26.18 - CSX fined $2.2 million for 2015 West Virginia oil spill

 The Justice Department on Tuesday said the Class I… link to full story

07.26.18 - Port operations reach new highs

Drones to deliver for port authorities Earlier this… link to full story

07.26.18 - Multi-purpose cargo berth construction moves ahead at Port Canaveral

North Cargo Berth 8 will provide flexible capacity,… link to full story

07.26.18 - Cosco Shipping U.S. offices battling cyber attack

 Yesterday, July 24th, COSCO’s U.S. offices fell victim… link to full story

07.26.18 - The Port of New York and New Jersey achieved a monthly record for June

 Total volume for June 2018 was 625,366 TEUs (357,382… link to full story

07.24.18 - Trump’s trade war squeezes perishables’ market

Although only in early stages, the tit-for-tat exchange… link to full story

07.23.18 - Truckers Looking to Haul in More Profits

Trucking companies are hoping to turn the most robust… link to full story

07.20.18 - Tariffs force proactive risk approach

Tariffs have become a favorite trade policy tool of… link to full story

07.20.18 - Cherry Exports Souring with China Tariffs

Cherry producers in the Pacific Northwest are experiencing… link to full story

07.18.18 - Trade war puts the hoof into U.S. pig part exports to China

 Before the U.S.-China trade war, American pig processors… link to full story

07.18.18 - Sharp slowdown in Singapore's exports raises growth fears

 Singapore exported far fewer goods than expected in… link to full story

07.18.18 - Multiple ship groundings and collisions send Suez Canal into chaos

Egypt’s Suez Canal, one of the busiest waterways in… link to full story

07.18.18 - HK port June throughput falls 5% to 1.7m teu

Container throughput at the Port of Hong Kong continued… link to full story

07.17.18 - J.B. Hunt Profit, Revenues Soar on Surging Freight Demand

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. JBHT -0.01% reported… link to full story

07.17.18 - Beijing, Tokyo and Seoul aid shipbuilders as rivalry deepens

Shipbuilders in China, Japan and South Korea are locked… link to full story

07.17.18 - Southwest Airlines is taking its cargo business international

 Four years after it started ferrying passengers across… link to full story

07.17.18 - Antonov Airlines sees revenues grow by 42% in first five months of 2018

Antonov Airlines registered an 81% revenue increase… link to full story

07.13.18 - China, U.S. Hint at Chance for Talks After Trump's Tariff Threat

Chinese and U.S. officials have raised the prospect… link to full story

07.13.18 - Coming Soon to an Ocean Near You: Ships Moving a Tiny Bit Slower

If you happen to be at the beach this summer, make… link to full story

07.13.18 - China's trade surplus with U.S. hits record as exporters rush to beat tariffs

China’s trade surplus with the United States swelled… link to full story

07.11.18 - CMA CGM pulls out of Iran ahead of US sanctions

CMA CGM has become the latest high profile container… link to full story

07.11.18 - China says will hit back after U.S. proposes fresh tariffs on $200 billion in goods

China accused the United States of bullying and warned… link to full story

07.10.18 - SC Ports achieves record container volume in 2018 fiscal year

 South Carolina Ports Authority announced record container… link to full story

07.10.18 - Autos fuel record May for Port of Baltimore

The state-owned public marine terminals at the Helen… link to full story

07.09.18 - Airbus expects freighter fleet to increase by 65% over the next 20 years

Airbus expects the world’s freighter fleet to grow… link to full story

07.09.18 - Global automakers hail more ships as trade battles heat up

 Automakers are scrambling to ship vehicles to the… link to full story

07.09.18 - USTR details China tariff exclusion process

 The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)… link to full story

07.09.18 - Mexico executes retaliatory tariffs on U.S. exports

 Mexico on Thursday completed its second round of retaliatory… link to full story

07.09.18 - Container volume growth continues in May

 Global transport volumes of containerized cargo grew… link to full story

07.09.18 - Spot container rates down from last year

The Shanghai Shipping Exchange’s Shanghai Containerized… link to full story

07.09.18 - COSCO-OOCL deal gets green light

 COSCO Shipping Holdings said Friday that antitrust… link to full story

07.05.18 - U.S. duties wrap Chinese rubber bands

The Commerce Department has found that U.S. imports… link to full story

07.02.18 - U.S. steel imports tumble in May

 Steel imports to the United States tumbled 16 percent… link to full story

07.02.18 - Blockchain can link supply chain steps from start

 Dan Gardner, vice president of supply chain at Lakeshore… link to full story

07.02.18 - Ports call for national freight policy

 The United States needs a national freight policy,… link to full story

June 2018 Industry News
06.29.18 - Customs outlines process for tariff collection

 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on Thursday… link to full story

06.27.18 - 2M Alliance suspends transpacific loop

 The 2M Alliance of Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping… link to full story

06.27.18 - Uncertain outlook for container shipping

 A study published this month by the insurer T.T. Club… link to full story

06.26.18 - N.Y.-N.J. rail barge service expansion possible

 The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has signed… link to full story

06.26.18 - Nippon Cargo Airlines extends suspension of flights

Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has extended the suspension… link to full story

06.26.18 - Container shipping lines push for rates increase as capacity begins to tighten

Asia-North Europe ocean carriers are looking to hike… link to full story

06.26.18 - ‘PierPass 2.0’ pushed back to fourth quarter

 Container terminal operators in the Ports of Los Angeles… link to full story

06.25.18 - Shipments to U.S. Ports Soar on Rising Retail Demand, Trade Worries

The increase in consumer spending and growing concern… link to full story

06.25.18 - Convey announces $10M in new round of venture capital funding

Convey, an Austin, Texas-based provider of cloud-based… link to full story

06.25.18 - India hikes tariffs on US products as trade tensions spread

India has increased duties on a range of agricultural,… link to full story

06.20.18 - CSX, NS to serve new Savannah port logistics center

Capital Development Partners has begun construction… link to full story

06.20.18 - Six Shipping Act agreements filed

 The Federal Maritime Commission has provided notice… link to full story

06.20.18 - USTR finalizes first round of China tariffs

   The United States will follow through with 25 percent… link to full story

06.20.18 - U.S. fuel prices shift downward

U.S. on-highway diesel fuel prices averaged $3.244… link to full story

06.20.18 - Maersk closes Chile reefer factory

 Less than three years after it opened a factory in… link to full story

06.20.18 - U.S. steel imports surge in anticipation of tariff

 Steel imports to the United States surged 12.1 percent… link to full story

06.19.18 - Trump's New Tariffs Could Hit U.S. Shoppers Where It Hurts

President Donald Trump is searching for more China-made… link to full story

06.18.18 - New month, new intermodal rail record

Rail freight continues to benefit from tight trucking… link to full story

06.18.18 - Port of Long Beach Approves Nearly $1 Billion for Projects

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved… link to full story

06.13.18 - GDPR’s impact on the use of Blockchain to facilitate international trade

Companies involved in global supply chain services… link to full story

06.13.18 - Maersk Line introduces new service from Asia to East Canada

Maersk Line will launch its own weekly all-water service… link to full story

06.13.18 - U.S. steel exports steady in April

 Exports of steel from the United States were relatively… link to full story

06.13.18 - MSC, Maersk slowing ships, modifying rotations

The two largest containership carriers are looking… link to full story

06.13.18 - Record container imports forecast despite tariff talk

 The National Retail Federation is projecting record… link to full story

06.13.18 - U.S. beefs up security of air cargo imports

 The United States increased security measures for… link to full story

06.12.18 - Low-sulphur fuel laws will see container lines 'all go bust', says MOL CEO

Less than 18 months before the IMO’s 0.5% sulphur cap… link to full story

06.12.18 - South Carolina Ports Authority reports record month

South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) container volumes… link to full story

06.11.18 - Container spot rates in retreat as 'gung-ho' carriers jockey for market share

The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) lost… link to full story

06.11.18 - Supreme Court Turns Aside J.B. Hunt on Truck Driver Suit

A lawsuit over California’s ability to set work and… link to full story

06.07.18 - ILA, employers reach tentative contract agreement

 The International Longshoremen’s Association and the… link to full story

06.07.18 - FMCSA looking at ELD exemption for small carriers

 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)… link to full story

06.07.18 - FMC simplifying service, rate arrangements

 The Federal Maritime Commission voted Wednesday to… link to full story

06.07.18 - Illinois freight system to undergo major upgrades

 Freight projects across Illinois are slated to receive… link to full story

06.05.18 - Truck Orders Soaring on Growing Freight Demand

The market for new heavy-duty trucks is growing at… link to full story

06.05.18 - Yangzijiang adds orders for nine ships worth $578m in May

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding is keeping up its steady pace… link to full story

06.05.18 - U.S. Xpress shift back into Wall Street lane

A decade after taking the company private, the owners… link to full story

06.05.18 - Dayton Freight introduces truckload service

 Regional LTL provider Dayton Freight Lines Inc. has… link to full story

06.05.18 - Vietnam to restrict containerised waste imports due to congestion

Vietnam is to temporarily stop accepting scrap plastic… link to full story

06.05.18 - Philadelphia Shipyard Struggles to Survive on Order Drought

Philly Shipyard, a remnant of America’s commercial… link to full story

06.05.18 - Ports See Growth in Exports of Partly-Assembled Cars

The burgeoning growth in U.S. auto exports may be coming… link to full story

06.01.18 - Hapag-Lloyd announces operations surcharge

 Following other leading container carriers that have… link to full story

06.01.18 - CP conductors, locomotive engineers back at work

 Canadian Pacific reached a tentative four-year agreement… link to full story

06.01.18 - Every foot counts in warehousing

 Escalating demand for freight storage in the United… link to full story

06.01.18 - Port of New Orleans growth on the horizon

 Growth is on the horizon at the Port of New Orleans… link to full story

06.01.18 - Shippers’ Law: Can cities, states control terminals?

  To what degree can state and local governments regulate… link to full story

May 2018 Industry News
05.30.18 - Women Climbing Supply-Chain Ranks Find a Growing Salary Gap

More women are pursuing careers in supply chain, industry… link to full story

05.30.18 - HMM, Evergreen withdraw transatlantic services

 Two container carriers, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM)… link to full story

05.30.18 - Amid Ice Melt, New Shipping Lanes Are Drawn Up off Alaska

Early this month, the Colorado-based National Snow… link to full story

05.30.18 - CP Teamsters go on strike

 Canadian Pacific’s 3,000-plus conductors and locomotive… link to full story

05.29.18 - How will an inland port affect Utah County business?

Four local experts say there are challenges, but also… link to full story

05.29.18 - Trump Auto Tariffs Play to His Base But Alienate His Allies

Nobody asked for it, few seem to want it and yet the… link to full story

05.25.18 - Advance Auto Parts Grapples With Higher Fuel Costs

An unexpected jump in fuel prices during the latest… link to full story

05.25.18 - FMC wants more information on PierPass changes

The Federal Maritime Commission said Thursday that… link to full story

05.25.18 - First marine insurance blockchain platform live

 The world’s first marine insurance blockchain platform… link to full story

05.25.18 - Seeing the future of logistics

In 2012, Google announced to the world that it had… link to full story

05.25.18 - Is blockchain logistics’ ‘next frontier’?

If there’s one thing we’ve all been hearing a lot about… link to full story

05.24.18 - Rivals reject blockchain solution from Maersk and IBM

Maersk's ambitions of developing a new technical platform… link to full story

05.21.18 - The global logistics business is going to be transformed by digitisation

THE Munich Maersk, which entered service in June 2017,… link to full story

05.21.18 - Getting Bangladesh’s Apparel Industry on the Map

It’s been just over five years since the collapse of… link to full story

05.21.18 - Supply Chain Execs Still See Role as Support Instead of Growth Enabler

It turns out that many chief supply chain officers… link to full story

05.21.18 - Shippers with cargo on Maersk Honam must pay to get it released

  Shippers with cargo aboard the fire-stricken Maersk… link to full story

05.21.18 - Boeing 747s, given up for dead, find new life in air-cargo surge

A funny thing happened to an older generation of Boeing… link to full story

05.21.18 - Vietnam Airlines plans to build logistics hub in Can Tho city

 The 30ha centre will be built next to Can Tho International… link to full story

05.21.18 - Trade war fears ebb as U.S., China agree to continue talks

 Washington and Beijing both claimed victory on Monday… link to full story

05.21.18 - Oil Gains Near $72 as World’s Top Economies Reach Trade Truce

Oil advanced near $72 a barrel as an economic truce… link to full story

05.18.18 - Maersk doubling fees for canceled, rolled cargo

  Maersk Line said it is increasing both the fee charged… link to full story

05.18.18 - Best Buy exec Mike Mohan speaks against tariffs on Chinese TVs

 Best Buy’s chief merchandising and marketing officer… link to full story

05.18.18 - Manzanillo tunnel in Mexico to be completed

The tunnel has a 500-metre length and 8.5-metre altitude… link to full story

05.16.18 - Exports from California Ports Surged in April on Trade Unease

Shipments from the biggest U.S. West Coast ports to… link to full story

05.16.18 - Food banks struggle to receive produce under new trucking mandates

The Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County prides… link to full story

05.16.18 - U.S.-flag cargo on lakes down 14 percent in April

 U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters moved 6.1 million… link to full story

05.16.18 - The Fishing Port That May Become a $10 Billion Chinese Debt Bomb

The town of Kyaukpyu, nestled around a small fishing… link to full story

05.15.18 - Haiphong International Container Terminal opens North Vietnam to 14,000 teu containerships

  A joint venture terminal, including Mitsui OSK Lines… link to full story

05.15.18 - AAPA reports on Asia Pacific airlines’ 2017 performance

According to the latest figures from the Association… link to full story

05.14.18 - L.A. vetoes CalCartage port operating agreement

  The Los Angeles City Council has taken away the ability… link to full story

05.14.18 - Yang Ming loss deepens in Q1

  Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. had a total comprehensive… link to full story

05.14.18 - What to do if your ELD malfunctions

With the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate in… link to full story

05.14.18 - U.S. container imports steady in March

 Major retail ports in the United States handled 1.54… link to full story

05.14.18 - Port of Québec gears up for upgrades

  The Port of Québec is receiving $15.5 million Canadian… link to full story

05.14.18 - Infrastructure bill unlikely this year

 President Donald Trump and Congress are unlikely to… link to full story

05.14.18 - ICS airs clean fuel mandate concerns

 The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is raising… link to full story

05.11.18 - Spoiled Relations: U.S. Goods Stuck at China Ports as Tensions Heat Up

Ford cars and California fruits are among the goods… link to full story

05.11.18 - US tariffs spin up record increase in washing machine prices

Months after the Trump administration imposed a combination… link to full story

05.11.18 - Trump is right on China but wrong on tariffs

The U.S. and China continue to head toward a possible… link to full story

05.11.18 - Iran’s door to the West Is slamming shut, and that leaves China

Tehran traffic is gridlocked half the time, and the… link to full story

05.11.18 - Truck shortage has shippers luring US drivers with coffee, TV

Once at the mercy of shippers, truckers now are turning… link to full story

05.11.18 - Japan Catches Up With Shipping Consolidation

Japan has caught up with a wave of consolidation sweeping… link to full story

05.10.18 - Freight Demand Pushes Truck-Order Backlog to Near Record Level

Freight-hauling firms slowed their roll in ordering… link to full story

05.10.18 - Freight Operators Dismiss Threat of Digital Startups

Established U.S. logistics firms say digital-friendly… link to full story

05.10.18 - Container rates trending up after lengthy decline

After a week in which two of the primary indices tracking… link to full story

05.10.18 - U.S. Customs hopes to set e-comm standards

  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is hoping… link to full story

05.10.18 - Invoicing, payment inefficiencies cost $34.4 billion

 The shipping consultants Drewry claim in a new white… link to full story

05.10.18 - Panama Canal tug captains push for more hands

 Panama Canal tug captains have raised concerns about… link to full story

05.10.18 - Ocean Transport: Consolidation knock-ons

 As the majority of consolidation among global ocean… link to full story

05.07.18 - U.S.-China trade talks end in discord as demands show wide rift

China’s official Xinhua News Agency reported Friday… link to full story

05.07.18 - Where will the wood come from?

US demand for softwood lumber is forecasted to increase… link to full story

05.07.18 - Port of Oakland’s four-year journey to record cargo volume

Boss credits ‘all links in the supply chain’ with comeback… link to full story

05.03.18 - China's importance to Charleston, SC growing even as trade war rumors stir

South Carolina has vaulted to the nation's fourth-largest… link to full story

05.03.18 - March sees air cargo growth slow to its lowest level in 22 months

Air cargo growth slipped to its lowest level in 22… link to full story

05.03.18 - China Shunning U.S. Soybeans on Trade Tensions, Bunge CEO Says

The world’s biggest oilseed processor just confirmed… link to full story

05.02.18 - The Trump Effect May Finally Be Weighing on China’s Exports

China’s exporters may be finding it harder to avoid… link to full story

05.02.18 - Panama Canal pumps up LNG shipping volume

The Panama Canal’s role in the liquefied natural gas… link to full story

05.02.18 - G&W holds strong in Q1

 Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) reported a net income… link to full story

05.02.18 - Port of Seattle, airlines form Sea-Tac fuel pact

 The Port of Seattle announced Tuesday that 13 airlines,… link to full story

05.02.18 - FMC blames chassis, driver shortage for no-shows

  A shortage of chassis and truck drivers is contributing… link to full story

05.02.18 - L.A., Long Beach terminals agree on pickup windows

 The container terminal operators in the Port of Long… link to full story

05.02.18 - Port of NY/NJ container volumes up 9.6 percent

 The Port of New York and New Jersey, the busiest cargo… link to full story

05.02.18 - Diesel prices rise to highest mark since 2014

Another weekly increase in diesel fuel prices has driven… link to full story

05.01.18 - Freight Railroads Get Boost from Tight Trucking Markets

Freight railroads are capitalizing on a historically… link to full story

05.01.18 - Maersk CEO Calls For End to Shipping Subsidies

AP Moller-Maersk AMKBY 0.75% A/S Chief Executive Soren… link to full story

05.01.18 - Freight Costs Weighing on Earnings at Consumer-Goods Makers

High freight costs are weighing on earnings at big… link to full story

April 2018 Industry News
04.25.18 - Prince Rupert and Vancouver confront growth challenges

For Canadian ports on the Pacific Coast, spring did… link to full story

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