Current news, information and trends in the ocean freight industry covering freight lines, carriers, logistics and classification.
Posted 10/20 · 03:39 PM · LM Editorial
Southern California shippers are getting a break on container dwell expenses for the next ten days as the Port of Long Beach announced that it had added an extra three days to the time that overseas import containers can remain on the docks without charge.
Posted 10/15 · 08:05 AM · LM Editorial
Port staff was directed by the full Harbor Commission at the urging of Slangerup to come up with a proposal within 30 days to obtain additional chassis.
Posted 10/13 · 01:22 PM · SCMR Editorial
The Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles continue to cope with Peak Season congestion, but operations are still sluggish.
Posted 10/10 · 02:01 PM · LM Editorial
In an unprecedented move to strengthen the Puget Sound gateway, the ports of Seattle and Tacoma plan to unify marine cargo terminal management.
Posted 10/09 · 05:50 PM · LM Editorial
The Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles continue to cope with Peak Season congestion, but operations are still sluggish
Posted 10/08 · 03:53 PM · LM Editorial
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has launched a campaign is urging Congress to meet the dredging funding commitments made in the 2014 Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA).
Posted 10/08 · 03:12 PM · LM Editorial
U.S. shippers looking for container space for outbound commodities will soon face higher rate structures.
Posted 10/01 · 09:00 PM · LM Editorial
Three years ago, Candace Holowicki, the company’s director of global transportation and logistics, joined its Global Services Organization and helped to level functional silos and bring together procurement, logistics, operations, and continuous improvement areas—a move that now saves millions annually.
Posted 10/01 · 04:00 PM · LM Editorial
Maersk caused a stir last summer by raising its full-year profit forecast for 2014 due to higher freight volumes and lower costs. Industry analysts wonder, however, if many of the other Top 30 carriers will exercise the same discipline to achieve similar goals.
Posted 09/18 · 08:25 AM · LM Editorial
A recent hearing of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation suggests that the U.S. Merchant Marine industry may be poised for a major comeback.