Monday, June 17, 2013
The results of the AgTC's 2013 Ocean Carrier Performance Survey were announced late last week at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition in San Francisco, with APL winning top ranking
Total volume—at 636,851 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) was down 12.9 percent annually. Imports for the month—at 326,114 TEU—decreased 12 percent, and exports—at 154,004 TEU—were down 16.3 percent. Empty containers—at 155,832 TEU—were down 11.2 percent.
Posted on 06/17 at 03:41 PM
Port of Los Angeles •
Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL recently announced it has officially inaugurated its expanded $105 million Americas hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky (CVG) Airport.
Posted on 06/17 at 10:16 AM
Air Freight •
Less-than truckload (LTL) transportation services provider Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) announced today it plans to increase is rates for non-contractual freight in the form of a 4.9 percent general rate increase, effective July 1.
Posted on 06/17 at 09:42 AM
Friday, June 14, 2013
Signs of economic growth were prevalent in global trade data issued this week by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
Posted on 06/14 at 10:36 AM
Carload volume—at 278,249—was down 2.8 percent annually, and intermodal—at 252,641 trailers and containers—was up 2.5 percent annually.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
A long talked about alternative to the Panama Canal moved one step closer this week
Posted on 06/13 at 07:04 PM
Global Trade •
Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling rejecting two more concession requirements in the Port of Los Angeles clean-trucks program was praised by the American Trucking Associations
Earlier this week, DHL Global Forwarding, a subsidiary of global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL, rolled out a new air freight product geared towards the life sciences and healthcare sectors called DHL Thermonet.
Posted on 06/13 at 11:14 AM
DHL Global Forwarding •
The Department of Commerce reported that May retail sales at $421.1 billion were up 0.6 percent over April and up 4.7 percent compared to May 2012, and the NRF said May retail sales rose 0.6 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis from April and were up 4.3 percent on an unadjusted basis annually.