Current news, information and trends in the ocean freight industry covering freight lines, carriers, logistics and classification.
Posted 10/10 · 06:11 PM · LM Editorial
An excess of capacity on key routes, as well as poor discipline from carriers means that container shipping lines will not cover their cost of capital in 2011, and many will lose money once again.
Posted 10/07 · 03:17 PM · LM Editorial
Senator Carper is one of our country’s leading public servants dedicated to advancing and growing the competitiveness of the nation’s transportation system and the maritime industry.
Posted 09/26 · 10:45 PM · LM Editorial
The timing of the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to overturn a ban on drayage owner-operators at the Port of Los Angeles could not have been better
Posted 09/26 · 10:27 PM · LM Editorial
Shippers and truckers hailed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to overturn a ban on drayage owner-operators at the Port of Los Angeles late yesterday
Posted 09/25 · 08:42 PM · LM Editorial
Analysts with the Paris-based consultancy, Alphaliner, are advising shippers to cast a critical eye on ocean carrier promises for “daily cut-offs.”
Posted 09/25 · 08:05 PM · LM Editorial
Inbound figures provided by online market intelligence companies may be reliable, but they only tell part of the story
Posted 09/23 · 09:06 AM · LM Editorial
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has announced that the Port of San Francisco was awarded $2.97 million for rail improvements aimed at improving segments of its freight rail track
Posted 09/21 · 07:24 PM · LM Editorial
In an exclusive interview, Unisys Corporation noted that it had reduced supply chain costs by an impressive 62 percent at Brazil’s major ocean cargo gateways
Posted 09/19 · 11:33 AM · LM Editorial
In keeping with a national trend, The Massachusetts Port Authority is developing its own “Clean Trucks Program.”
Posted 09/15 · 01:19 PM · LM Editorial
August volumes for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach were both down compared to the same timeframe in 2010.