Current news, information and trends in the ocean freight industry covering freight lines, carriers, logistics and classification.
Posted 01/09 · 11:30 AM · LM Editorial
As if U.S. West Coast ports didn’t have enough to worry about, a new competitor is surfacing South of the Border to challenge them.
Posted 01/09 · 11:09 AM · LM Editorial
The latest saga in the grounding of the cargo vessel, Rena, has the government of New Zealand taking emergency actions.
Posted 01/06 · 11:03 AM · LM Editorial
The total container capacity of ships deployed on liner trades grew by 7.3 percent in 2011 to reach 15.90 million TEU according to Alphaliner, the Paris-based shipping consultancy.
Posted 01/06 · 10:41 AM · LM Editorial
A major breakthrough toward a more sustainable cargo network has been announced by the “niche” Port of Stockton, California.
Posted 01/01 · 10:24 AM · LM Editorial
Our January issue features one of our most anticipated reports, Logistics Management
’s Annual Rate Outlook. Not only has it traditionally been one of our best-read reports—second online only to our Annual Salary Survey—but over the past seven years the related webcast has attracted thousands of shippers looking for insight into what the coming year may hold in terms of rates and capacity.
Posted 12/27 · 01:52 PM · LM Editorial
The Port of Baltimore – which has been gaining U.S. market share over the past two years – announced that yet another major ocean cargo carrier will be calling in 2012
Posted 12/27 · 11:46 AM · LM Editorial
Competition on the Asia-Europe trade will get even more intense next year as carriers are to restructure their networks and reshape their alliance partnerships, with more capacity additions on the horizon.
Posted 12/26 · 10:36 AM · LM Editorial
During this season of giving, shippers should consider one organization that remains devoted to their interests
Posted 12/22 · 08:46 AM · LM Editorial
DHL Global Forwarding, a subsidiary of global logistics and express delivery provider Deutsche Post DHL focused on air and ocean freight, has made it clear it is committed to expanding its presence in the United States market.
Posted 12/21 · 06:31 PM · LM Editorial
Shippers told the Port of Oakland that it’s time to get tough with the “Occupy” movement, or they will be moving their cargo through other ocean cargo gateways next year.