Foreign transshipment demand for Indian containerized exports and imports remains considerable despite recent heightened stakeholder efforts to tame the costly mode in the absence of insufficient origin-to-destination direct connections.
A backlog of containers at BNSF’s Dallas-Fort Worth rail ramp has been reduced by about 25 percent due to more chassis coming into its yard and additional space and lift equipment.
With US maritime reform now on the books, the head of the FMC says Congress is paying close attention to the end-to-end supply chain beyond ocean carriers.
The ports of Tampa Bay and Jacksonville were closed to all vessel and truck moves as of midday Wednesday as major Hurricane Ian approached the west coast of Florida.
Vessel on-time performance to US ports improved in August, but was still noticeably below global reliability as supply chain bottlenecks on some of the major east-west trade lanes began to ease.
In a Q&A with JOC.com, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and energy expert Daniel Yergin talks about the heightened sensitivity around US-China relations, the war in Ukraine, and what the current oil market means for the energy transition.
BENTONVILLE, ARK, SEPT. 28, 2022 – Logistics automation expert Imaginnovate said today that supply chain consolidation is driving its business in new directions. The technology innovator said intense logistics sector M&A activity has created demand for systems integration consultants. The result is expanded opportunity for firms such as Imaginnnovate looking to build on their software development heritage.
SM Lines adding new vessels to its weekly service and BNSF Railway’s restart of a shuttle service are the latest wins for the Port of Portland after a labor meltdown scared container business away.
Shippers are seeking unified data across the modes they use, something that has prompted project44 to integrate data into a single platform it released Tuesday.
The ILA is planning to work on local contract talks as it seeks to avoid any disruptions on the East and Gulf coasts that could derail negotiations over extending the master contract ahead of the current deal’s 2024 expiry.
A jurisdictional dispute between the ILWU and the machinists union over jobs at Terminal 5 in Seattle has become a major snag in West Coast contract talks between the ILWU and waterfront employers.
Slowdown tactics employed by the ILWU last week reduced cargo handling productivity in Oakland and Seattle-Tacoma and come as the union and waterfront employers continue to negotiate for a new contract.
While US ports would operate their own data system through the FMC’s Marine Transportation Data Initiative, the agency would standardize what data needs to be shared and when.
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