Current news, information and trends in the ocean freight industry covering freight lines, carriers, logistics and classification.
Posted 10/08 · 09:22 AM · SCMR Editorial
The combination of financial necessity and commercial reality is further forcing ocean carriers to shed their logistics offerings and return to their core competencies.
Posted 10/07 · 08:26 AM · LM Editorial
Both major Southern California ocean cargo gateways are now searching for new executive directors.
Posted 10/03 · 11:40 AM · SCMR Editorial
While one port is in rapid recovery mode, the other deals with leadership void
Posted 09/24 · 09:06 AM · LM Editorial
Although Brazil, Russia, India and China are suffering from overheated economies, the BRIC region is still generating attractive cargo growth, said Drewry Maritime Research analysts.
Posted 09/03 · 08:26 AM · SCMR Editorial
Ocean cargo carriers comprising the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) Westbound section contend that there is an “urgent need” to begin rate restoration efforts in anticipation of fourth quarter cargo growth.
Posted 08/30 · 10:22 AM · LM Editorial
The CargoWise project will enable CMA CGM Logistics to operate its entire business off a single global database which combines global coverage with the integration of CRM and finance functions, as well as the opportunity to shift resources away from non-core functions such as data center management
Posted 08/29 · 08:03 AM · LM Editorial
Ocean cargo carriers comprising the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement Westbound section contend that there is an “urgent need” to begin rate restoration efforts in anticipation of fourth quarter cargo growth.
Posted 08/20 · 01:28 PM · LM Editorial
Maersk is back in the black.
Posted 08/19 · 04:16 PM · LM Editorial
The port of Oakland's executive director has many immediate and long-term challenges to deal with.
Posted 08/16 · 03:52 PM · LM Editorial
Matson, Inc. had another solid quarter, driven by continuing strength in its Hawaii trade, modest volume gains in its other trade lanes and a better result in Logistics. And while most “mega” carriers lost money this year, this specialized one found a way to make some.