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A-1 Auto Transport Announces New Freight Forwarding Services

From mining supplies and equipment to turbines, general cargo transportation and more, A-1 Auto Transport offers freight forwarding services tailored to the needs of their customers. APTOS, CA / ACCESSWIRE / August 5, 2022 / A-1 Auto Transport is pleased to announce that they now offer freight forwarding services. To learn more about the new […]

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Colorful debut: Hapag-Lloyd’s first “Rainbow Container” has arrived!

After 175 years, Hapag-Lloyd is injecting some more color into the shipping industry with the first Rainbow Container in company history. This is just one of the many ways we show our commitment to greater diversity, inclusion and tolerance. In summer, Hapag-Lloyd will also take part in the Christopher Street Day (CSD) Parade in Hamburg […]

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Shipping and Logistics Market Size, Share, Growth |

Pune, Aug 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The latest Shipping and Logistics Market The 2022 research report provides detailed information about the market overview, modern trends, demand and recent developments affecting the growth of the market over the coming year. The Shipping and Logistics market report also covers new business development, price, revenue, gross margin, […]

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Monsoon rains dampen fuel demand in India in July

Sales of petrol and diesel by India’s state refiners in July fell from the previous month as monsoon rains limited mobility and construction work, while high inflation reduced overall demand for goods, based on preliminary sales data. Fuel demand in India, the world’s third-largest oil importer and consumer, typically plummets during the four-month monsoon season […]

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Mercedes-Benz electric trucks now shipping, more to come

Big electric trucks are easy to get excited about. They can reduce a lot of emissions – CO2 emissions as well as other types of pollution that cause cancer, asthma and various other human illnesses and death. That’s why, since the unveiling of the Tesla Semi in 2017, many of us have been eagerly awaiting […]

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Limitation of acceptance of export deliveries at German terminals

Following an overall high volume of cargo, industrial action, unfavorable weather conditions as well as continued congestion and delays in most European ports leading to vessel network disruptions, German terminals continue to experience a maximum use of the yard. In order to ensure sustainable operation of the depot under the given circumstances, the following container […]

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UPS Tackles Rising Labor Costs and Falling Volume with Higher Shipping Rates | app

UPS posted lower shipping volumes than a year ago, but higher shipping rates generated solid revenue and profits for the company, despite the uncertain economic environment. UPS Chief Financial Officer Brian Newman said on Tuesday that there have been “many cross-currents that have contributed to a dynamic macroeconomic environment” over the past three months. × […]

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West Coast Ports Reduce Idle Vessels as Container Supply Grows

The queue of ships waiting to unload cargo at the Port of Los Angeles, North America’s busiest container port, has shrunk 80% since the start of the year as global prices for containers continue to decline, indicating an easing of supply chain disruptions. The backlog of vessels waiting outside Los Angeles fell from a record […]

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Shipping demand is down

Charleston, SC, USA – August 25, 2021: Peony, a 366 meter container ship owned by COSCO Shipping and flagged in Hong Kong, sails in the Port of Charleston. In February 2022, it was not uncommon for importers to sign annual (or longer) freight contracts. Two years of supply chain disruptions and delays will get there. […]

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The ins and outs of shipping your car to or from Washington

Shipping your car to or from Washington can seem like a big, scary deal if you’ve never done it before. Luckily, plenty of other people have done it, and we’ve compiled their wisdom in this in-depth guide to everything you need to know when shipping your car to or from Washington State. Our goal with […]

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Importers prepare for a difficult peak season | Dispatch

The shipping industry is preparing for what many projects will be another difficult peak season, as shipping and logistics interests try to prepare for increased demand. Peak shipping season generally begins in mid-August and lasts until mid-October. This period, due in large part to the upcoming pressure on retail during the holidays, is often characterized […]

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ReKaivery Shipping Container Growers Market Opens at Odell Brewing

Odell Brewing Co. will welcome its new food truck this weekend. Good kind of. ReKaivery — a shipping container “food hub” — will quietly open between Odell’s Lincoln Avenue brewery and its OBC Wine Project tasting room on Sunday, according to Austin Lammers, ReKaivery’s chief marketing officer. “It’s like a mini grocery store dedicated to […]

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APM Terminals announces organization for the Americas

The regional structure aims to better serve customers and accelerate the way the operating model works.In line with the company’s Safer, Better, Bigger growth strategy, APM Terminals announced a new regional structure to serve customers. To accelerate customer growth, improve decision-making speed, operational execution and agility across all geographies, APM Terminals integrates five global regions […]

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Freight rates begin to fall as shipping demand falters

High-priced freight contracts that were signed as carrier capacity was tight and the rush to restock inventory was in full swing are losing steam as slowing demand and a faltering U.S. economy drag prices down. shipping rates. Some companies are now renegotiating shipping agreements they entered into at the height of the surge in freight […]

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The widespread use of LNG as a bunker fuel in maritime industries is generating a new source of revenue

Wilmington, Delaware, USA – July 8, 2022 — LNG is used as a fuel in large-scale marine industries because it helps maintain an emission-free atmosphere due to its characteristic property of reducing sulfur oxide emissions., The benefits to human health and environment through the use of LNG have created immense growth opportunities for the LNG […]

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FBX index: slight shift towards market weakness

Jhe global supply chain continues to be plagued by severe congestion, which in turn has ramifications on the strength of supply and demand for the ocean leg of container shipping. The most recent May data from Sea-Intelligence shows no noticeable improvement in global reliability, as ship punctuality is still lower than in the same period […]

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Relentless record in Port Houston

The Port of Houston Authority Harbor Commission met Tuesday at its regular monthly meeting and received updates on continued record activity at public terminals. In his team report, chief executive Roger Guenther said business remained strong for container and general cargo terminals, with 21.6 million tonnes handled through May. Container activity continues at record levels […]

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Argentina truckers’ strike ends, boosting grain exports

A strike by Argentinian truckers ended on Thursday, after some unions unhappy with diesel shortages reached an agreement to end the week-long protest around the main port of Rosario, which is expected to boost the flow of grain for export . Protest by truckers over high fuel prices crippled exports of corn and other grains […]

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Pandemic subsides, recession looms for US scrap metal market in H2

US scrap suppliers face a very different economic landscape in the second half, with extreme price volatility resulting from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine giving way to an uncertain macroeconomic outlook for the steel industry. US domestic scrap metal prices jumped one notch above their previous all-time high of $600/liter on a Midwest delivered basis from […]

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French company transforms shipping containers into durable, low-maintenance swimming pools

ship containers to low maintenance pools Calaak’Oncept, a company based in Geispolsheim, France which specializes in cargotecture or the transformation of freight structures into architectural products, designs and distributes swimming pools carved in shipping containers. Called Calaak swimming pools and manufactured in the Bas-Rhin by a collective of swimming pool specialists in Geispolsheim, the custom-made […]

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New Jersey wineries battle rising wine packaging and shipping costs

MULLICA HILL, New Jersey (WPVI) – Wineries are being hit hard by the high cost of supplies, and they are also facing supply shortages. While there’s no shortage of wine, the cost of packing and shipping bottles of wine has gone up, according to some employees at New Jersey wineries. Rich Heritage, director of sales […]

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Maersk sees no letting up in soaring freight costs

Shipping containers are transported on a Maersk Line ship through the Suez Canal in Ismailia, Egypt July 7, 2021. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON/DUBLIN, June 22 (Reuters) – The cost of transporting goods has jumped 25-30% since the start of the pandemic due to a series […]

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New Plymouth-Nelson truck link will revolutionize inter-island freight transport

A multi-million dollar ‘blue water’ sea route from New Plymouth to Nelson is set to revolutionize freight transport between the North and South Islands next year – more than a decade after the idea was floated for the first time. The chauffeured van service is intended to take vehicles off the road, save 2,000 tonnes […]

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Partners growing mushrooms in an old shipping container

GRIMES, Iowa (AP) — If there’s one thing that excites Josh Peitzman, it’s the promise of rain. Saturated forest floor is breeding ground for mushrooms, and 24-year-old Peitzman spends much of his free time after the rain hunting for mushrooms to identify. It has become second nature to him to wander around Granger Jester’s Park, […]

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GM Raises Price of Hummer EV Over $6,000 as Base Product, Shipping Costs Rise

U.S. President Joe Biden drives a Hummer EV as he tours General Motors’ ‘Factory ZERO’ electric vehicle assembly plant in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., November 17, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 17 (Reuters) – General Motors Co (GM.N) on Friday raised the price of its Hummer EV pickup […]

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GPA sets all-time trading record in May

The Georgia Ports Authority moved a record 519,390 twenty-foot-equivalent container units in May, beating the previous record of 504,350 TEUs set in October 2021. GPA’s May volumes increased by 8.5%, or 40,770 TEUs, compared to the same month last year. “Despite global supply chain challenges, the Port of Savannah continues to be an economic engine, […]

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Report Eyes Missouri as Hub for Shipping Container Production | Policy

JEFFERSON CITY — A new report studying pandemic-related supply chain issues recommends that Missouri become a U.S. hub for shipping container construction. According to a draft report released by Gov. Mike Parson’s Supply Chain Task Force, the state could subsidize companies that build the steel containers, which are used to transport a variety of goods […]

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Shipping Reform Act: Here’s everything you need to know

Congress will soon hold a vote — as early as next week — on the 2022 Shipping Reform Act. With bipartisan support in the House and Senate, the bill is expected to pass. The biggest overhaul of shipping regulations since 1998, the legislation expands the regulatory powers of the Federal Maritime Commission in an effort […]

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Biden pushes to cut shipping costs and fight inflation | app

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday launched a new effort to reduce the cost of shipping goods across oceans, a major challenge for retailers that the White House said has driven prices up as the world is emerging from the coronavirus pandemic. The White House released a video showing Biden talking to retail […]

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Truckers’ strike aggravates transport problems in South Korea

[Photo by Park Hyung-ki] A general strike by unionized freight truckers starting Tuesday has compounded shipping problems in South Korea in addition to a supply bottleneck and soaring production costs from expensive imports of fuel and fuel. raw materials. Members of Cargo Truckers Solidarity, an affiliate of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, have gone […]

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Global supply chains won’t improve anytime soon

World trade fell 0.2% in March, with imports from China down 12% and those from Eastern Europe’s CIS countries down 16.4%. With China’s zero Covid policy continuing into April and May, we don’t expect trade data to be much better in those months. Although overall schedule reliability, tracked by Sea-Intelligence, improved slightly in February and […]

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Deltamarin and Technava continue their collaboration

Deltamarin has resumed an agency agreement with the Greek marine equipment agency and the technical support company Technava. Official documents will be signed during Posidonia -22.Together, the companies will look for opportunities and solutions to meet the future needs of Greek shipping. There is no one-size-fits-all solution, but now with a broader customer service profile, […]

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East Coast’s busiest seaport gets new leadership as shipping challenges increase

When Bethann Rooney first considered managing the Port of New York and New Jersey nearly a decade ago, the United States’ main east coast gateway for maritime imports was struggling to manage some 5.4 million containers per year. Now the former deck cadet on cargo ships has resumed operations in a port that is overwhelmed […]

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3 actions industry can take to decarbonize shipping

Shipping must align with the Paris Agreement’s temperature goal and operate entirely on net-zero energy sources by 2050. More than 200 signatories to the call to action launched by the industry to decarbonize shipping strongly believe that an urgent and equitable decarbonization of the maritime supply chain by 2050 is possible and necessary. The private […]

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What are the latest advances in shipping technology?

Technology has made it possible to book car shipping services online. This is a convenient and efficient way to have your vehicle shipped. You can compare the prices and services of different companies and make the best decision based on your needs. If you’re considering shipping a car, there are a few things you need […]

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Burger day, bowls in a shipping container – Press Telegram

Long Beach good berry Koolberry, recently opened at SteelCraft Long Beach, the complex built with reused shipping containers on Long Beach Boulevard and Bixby Road at Bixby Knolls. The newest addition to the restaurant complex offers a variety of acai bowls made with 100% fruit and other healthy ingredients, as well as a selection of […]

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New York beach club ships 350 tons of sand to Governor’s Island

A new beach club opens on Governor’s Island – and its owner ships 350 tons of sand with the ambitious goal of creating a tropical paradise in the middle of New York Harbor. Gitano Island – a seasonal restaurant and beach club based on the iconic Gitano restaurant and bar in Tulum, Mexico – is […]

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Long Beach and Los Angeles Seaports Partner for an Emission-Free Future

The Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will provide an update on the status of the San Pedro Bay Ports Air Quality Action Plan on Wednesday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to noon. The meeting will include an update on the status of port technology advancement projects, feasibility assessment studies of cargo handling equipment […]

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Crowley Maritime copes with changing shipping needs

With over 130 years of experience and 7,000 employees, Crowley Maritime can optimize a supply chain solution for any manufacturer. | Photo courtesy of Crowley Maritime Christian Chensvold, contributing writer | Thursday, May 19, 2022 The most beautiful piece of fashion you’ve ever seen – and at the most incredible price – is useless if […]

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PPA and Marina adopt measures to modernize the maritime industry

ALL ABOUT SHIPPING Field questions from Manila Times editor Conrad Cariño (bottom row), TMT Maritime columnist Brenda Pimentel (middle row, far right) and TMT editor Dafort Villaseran (top row, middle) are Mark Parco (top row, left), president of the Philippine Liner Shipping Association; Asuncion de los Santos (top row, right), head of Port Operations and […]

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Brampton trucking company sends hope and positivity with new trailer wrap

Brampton’s SGR Truck Lines has a newly packaged trailer emblazoned with a positive message of hope to help raise awareness and open dialogue about mental health. The best days are yet to come. A Brampton trucking company is helping spread a message of hope with its first wrapped trailer, which will be shipped across Canada […]

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Rising diesel costs strain U.S. truckers and shipping operations

Diesel costs are reaching new heights in the United States, straining the operations of trucking companies and destroying the transportation budgets of companies that need to ship goods. The price of fuel that powers heavy trucks has risen more than $1.50 a gallon in about two months, according to the US Energy Information Administration. The […]

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Selling prices and rental rates drop for used containers

Jhe latest container logistics report from Container xChange, a marketplace and technology infrastructure provider for container logistics companies, indicates a drop in average prices for used containers. The report also shows a drop in average one-way pickup charges for Ex China containers to Northern Europe, Europe Med, Northeast Asia and the Middle East and Indian […]

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Shipping delays are back as China lockdowns spread around the world

Data from Project44, which tracks global supply chains, showed that shipping delays between China and major US and European ports have quadrupled since late March, when China shut down the city of Shanghai, which has the busiest container port in the world. In late April, ships from China to Seattle were taking four days longer […]

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Tesla starts shipping white Model Ys from Giga Berlin

Credit: Markus Schutti/Facebook Just over a month into production and deliveries of black Model Y Performance cars, Giga Berlin began shipping cars painted white. Several white Model Y Performance SUVs were spotted leaving the factory this week on the back of a car carrier. According to Markus Schutti, who shared the photo on Facebookthe transporter […]

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Air Products will provide a green hydrogen filling station in 2023

Air Products (NYSE: APD), Schenk Tanktransport and TNO are collaborating on the Clean Hydrogen and Road Transport Project (CH2aRT), an initiative that will develop hydrogen trucks and a public hydrogen fueling station. The project focuses on hydrogen in heavy road transport and is funded by the transport program DKTI (demonstration program for climate technologies and […]

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Summary of the first quarter of the Port of Gothenburg – increase in freight volumes

The global logistics system is still under pressure and continues to be affected by disruptions. As Covid-19 restrictions are lifted around the world, parts of Asia are experiencing lockdowns with global repercussions. The Russian invasion of Ukraine affects European and world trade. In the port of Gothenburg, however, volumes continue to increase. This is shown […]

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Cochin shipyard to build first indigenous hydrogen-powered electric vessels

To kick-start the country’s green shipping efforts, Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) will develop and build the first indigenous hydrogen-powered electric vessels, the Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Services said on Saturday. waterways, Sarbananda Sonowal. Inaugurating a workshop on green shipping, Sonowal said the project will be carried out by the CSL in collaboration with […]

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Millions of bees die after a transport accident with Delta Air Lines

About 5 million bees bound for Alaska last weekend were captured when Delta Air Lines routed them through Atlanta, where most of the bees died after being left for hours in crates on the ground by warm weather. The bees were the first of two shipments ordered by Alaskan beekeeper Sarah McElrea from a distributor […]

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Trending food traders explain why they’re opening on Fargate in shipping containers

A group of local independent businesses will take center stage as occupants of a new £300,000 attraction in Sheffield city centre. The new hub, made up of shipping containers, will be placed atop Fargate and will include food vendors, shops, restrooms, living walls, outdoor seating and a large screen. Construction is currently underway in Leeds […]

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“Buy with Prime” lets third-party websites leverage Amazon’s shipping and logistics power

The big picture: If there was ever a company that learned the value of marketing its own tools, it would be Amazon. The company adapted its own software-defined infrastructure and developer tools and separated them to create AWS (Amazon Web Services), the original and still market-leading cloud computing service. Although it took several years before […]

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Maritime investments at a sustained pace for new and second-hand vessels

IInvestments in the new construction and S&P markets have been largely flat over the past week. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Intermodal noted that “SnP activity remained strong for another week, with tanker sector buyers focusing primarily on the clean sector, while firm interest was noticeable for all dry bulk sizes.In the tanker sector, […]

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Mandarin Shipping on Container Shipping Industry Outlook

The container shipping industry could see a “very strong” recovery from late April as China’s Covid situation eases, Mandarin Shipping founder Tim Huxley told Street Signs Asia on Monday. CNBC. Shanghai has been in lockdown since last month due to an increase in Covid-19 cases. The city, which is also home to the world’s busiest […]

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China’s widening COVID restrictions threaten global supply chain paralysis

China’s race to stop the spread of COVID-19 is clogging highways and ports, locking up workers and closing countless factories – disruptions that ripple through global supply chains for goods ranging from electric vehicles to iPhones. As some factory owners try to resist with ‘closed-loop’ management that keeps workers indoors in isolation, some said it […]

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Port of Shanghai maintains stable operation with “closed-loop” system

The Port of Shanghai is maintaining smooth and stable operation with strengthened pandemic control measures amid the recent COVID-19 surge, port engineers said this week. Shanghai port operator Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) said loading and unloading at the port is going pretty well. “Closed-loop management” inside the Shanghai port area can ensure 24-hour uninterrupted […]

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China emphasizes smooth freight transport amid epidemic

China called for all possible efforts to ensure the smooth transportation of medical and epidemic prevention materials, daily necessities, government reserve goods, and postal and express deliveries. Local authorities are prohibited from blocking or closing highways, ordinary roads, waterways or ship locks without permission, according to a circular issued by the State Council’s interagency COVID-19 […]

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FBX index: The China Covid effect

Currently, Shanghai is under lockdown as Chinese authorities try to stop the spread of Covid. The terminology used is “Zero-covid dynamics”. But whatever the terminology, the reality is that a city of 25 million people remains in lockdown and with that comes the closure of manufacturing plants, warehouses as well as an acute shortage of […]

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Shipping Competition Reform Act Will Harm Shipping Industry

This is an editorial by Lauren Brand, President of the National Association of Waterfront Employers, a Washington-based trade association whose member companies are private stevedores, marine terminal operators and other waterfront-related employers. . The prices of consumer goods are rising, and it’s not hard to see why. Growing demand has been met with supply chain […]

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RMG Exporters Push Ctg Port And Customs For Smooth Shipping Before Eid

Garment exporters have asked the Port of Chattogram and customs authorities to take the necessary measures to deal with the increased shipping pressure ahead of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr. The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, in a letter, submitted an 11-point proposal to the Chattogram Port Authority (CPA) for this purpose. Proposals include allocating separate […]

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2 shipping stocks to buy in April, 2 to sell

The Russo-Ukrainian war compounded global logistical disruptions. According to the International Chamber of Shipping, Ukrainian and Russian shipping workers make up 14.5% of the global maritime workforce. The shipping industry therefore continues to suffer from a severe labor shortage. However, the demand for the shipping sector remains strong due to a growing need for exports […]

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Port of Long Beach launches clean truck fund rate

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, and Port of Long Beach and Port of Los Angeles officials gathered Friday to launch the Clean Truck Fund rate, which will accelerate the deployment of zero-emission trucks and infrastructure in the largest port complex in the country. Starting April 1, cargo owners will pay […]

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Atlanta BeltLine to get six black-owned businesses, all housed in shipping containers

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) and The village market (TVM) announced on Friday that the companies will join forces to launch Beltline Marketplace. This pilot program will provide new, affordable business opportunities to up to six local, Black-owned businesses with storefronts directly on the multi-use trail as part of ABI’s first small business incubator. Sign up […]

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Building the Supply Chain Information Highway

PORT DATA SHARING PROJECT ENTERS DEMONSTRATION PHASE For cargo to continue flowing in the future, the details of its journey must also flow. That’s why the Port of Long Beach is moving forward with its supply chain information highway, said Mario Cordero, port executive director. “Just as our industry relies on the international twenty-foot equivalent […]

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How soaring shipping costs are driving up prices around the world – IMF Blog

By Yan Carrière-Swallow, Pragyan Deb, Davide Furceri, Daniel Jiménez and Jonathan D. Ostry The sea carries more than 80% of the world’s traded goods, most of which sail inside 40-foot-long steel containers stacked in their thousands on some of the largest ships ever built. The shock of the pandemic has underscored how crucial shipping container […]

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Greenwich’s XPO Logistics sells its transportation business for $710 million

GREENWICH — XPO Logistics on Friday announced a $710 million cash sale of its North American intermodal business, which involves freight requiring more than one mode of transportation. The transaction supports the Greenwich-based company’s previously announced plan to spin off its truck brokerage business. STG Logistics, based in Bensenville, Illinois, purchased the intermodal unit, which […]

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Shipping Policy Changes Could Help Lost Farm Businesses, Executives Say | News

“Another big issue is our port infrastructure,” Bowman said over the phone from California. “Port productivity is challenged by the fact that most of our ports were built when ships were much smaller than they are today. When he started his business, the big ships held about 4,000 containers, he recalls. “In the late 1980s, […]

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Apache Junction developer turns shipping containers into homes

APACHE JUNCTION (3TV/CBS 5) – A Valley developer says shipping containers from overseas could be the answer to affordable housing in one of the country’s hottest real estate markets. Once transported by trains or ships, these rows of shipping containers are now transformed into homes. “So this is our apartment building going to downtown Phoenix,” […]

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5 ways to save on shipping

Shipping is ideally the last interaction we have with customers. Therefore, getting it right is crucial. There are many options to create a more accurate shipping strategy, while saving money. Here are five ways ShipStation Australia can help you save money (and time) on shipping. 1. Automate your shipping process Your shipping strategy has a […]

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USPS will add new shipping fees starting April 3

It was only two months ago that we last covered price hikes made by the United States Postal Service (USPS), with the agency raising prices by more than 3% for priority mail services and increasing also the costs of several shipping options. Unfortunately, it’s time to prepare for the next major change. The Postal Service […]

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Ford will start shipping Explorers without all the parts – and add them later

The auto industry has a saying: you can’t build a car with 99% of the parts. But the shortage of computer chips proves this adage wrong. Ford will start shipping Explorer SUVs without all of its chips to meet the tight inventory of vehicles available for sale at dealerships. The automaker revealed this weekend that […]

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T-Ports continues consultations for the transport of Kingscote timber to Kangaroo Island | the islander

Logistics company T-Ports is continuing to consult with the community on its proposal to ship timber products through and from Kingscote Dock. T-Ports chief executive Kieran Carvill said the company was in constant contact with stakeholders. “We intend to visit the island again in the coming weeks to undertake more individual discussions,” he said. There […]

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Russian sanctions hamper shipping even as pandemic pressure eases

Russian ships banned from docking in Britain. Cargo containers pile up in European ports. Air freight rerouted around Ukraine and Russia. As the global economy was poised to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and global sanctions on Moscow are impacting logistics and supply chains, creating bottlenecks in the economy. strangulation in […]

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Port of Long Beach begins construction of microgrid project

The Port of Long Beach is pursuing an emissions-free future with a microgrid demonstration project that will generate a reliable supply of electricity for the port’s main security facility – the Joint Command and Control Center. Construction began this week on the project, which aims to provide energy resilience to the security center while improving […]

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Congestion crisis highlights urgent need for New Zealand cabotage – Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says the growing crisis of congestion and delays is compounded by a lack of New Zealand-based cabotage in the freight space. Maritime Union of New Zealand national secretary Craig Harrison said there are multiple aggravating stress points in the system, the latest of which was trucking delays affecting the South Island. Mr […]

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Packing Service Inc. provides nationwide packing, crating and shipping services

Top Professional Shipping Company reaches all parts of the country March 7, 2022 – Packing Service Inc., one of the leading professional shipping companies, now provides nationwide packing, crating and shipping services that can benefit both residential and commercial customers. Packing and moving things from one part of the country to another can become a […]

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CNY’s Ukrainian community sends trucks full of humanitarian supplies to their home country

WARNERS, NY (WSYR-TV) – More than a million refugees have now fled Ukraine as Russia continues its war against the sovereign nation. Here in central New York, the Ukrainian community is doing everything they can to help their suffering people, including collecting and shipping hundreds of boxes full of humanitarian supplies. It’s a hard reality […]

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Oakville Church Ships Supplies to Ukraine

A 2016 census reported that the city of Oakville is home to 836 people of Ukrainian descent. It seems that number has surely increased as the community turns to help those under siege. Father Michael Loza says that when war hit, the community sprang into action. Boxes filled with clothing, toiletries, first aid and non-perishable […]

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Shipping giants avoid Russia as Western net tightens

West imposes unprecedented sanctions after Ukraine invasion TotalEnergies says there is no capital for new projects in Russia Austrian Raiffeisen Bank plans to leave Russia – sources March 1 (Reuters) – The world’s largest shipping companies MSC and Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) on Tuesday suspended shipping containers to and from Russia, deepening the country’s isolation as its […]

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The most brilliant invention of the 20th century was the shipping container

MAlcolm McLean is perhaps the most important person you have never heard of. His claim to fame? Invent a box. But not just any box. McLean, a high school graduate truck driver from North Carolina, came up with the idea of ​​creating a series of standardized, intermodal steel containers that could be neatly stacked on […]

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3 Common Shipping Methods for Freight Chains – The Dixon Pilot

Selecting the best shipping method for your cargo is key to ensuring it arrives at its destination on time and in one piece. But if you don’t know your options, you may have a hard time deciding what’s really ideal for your needs. Luckily, we’ve compiled a short list of standard shipping methods, their pros […]