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Monday, December 01, 2014

Recent US West Coast port congestion issues have temporarily reversed the long-term modal shift from air to ocean as shippers seek alternative ways to make sure their goods hit the stores in time for the US holiday season, note analysts at Drewry Supply Chain Advisors in London.
Posted on 12/01 at 09:11 AM
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Friday, November 14, 2014

A number of container lines operating between the U.S. and Asia say they intend to implement congestion charges of up to $1,000 per 40-foot container (FEU) for cargo moving via U.S. West Coast ports, effective November 17, 2014, in response to labor-related terminal delays.
Posted on 11/14 at 03:52 PM
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Monday, October 27, 2014

September was the busiest month at the Port of Oakland in more than a year. According to port spokesmen, Oakland handled 207,412 containers at its marine terminals last month. That was the most since August 2013 when 209,138 boxes were received.
Posted on 10/27 at 08:17 AM
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Friday, October 24, 2014

UPS today announced diluted earnings per share of $1.32 for the third quarter 2014, a 13.8% improvement over the prior year period. Operating profit increased 8.3%, resulting from balanced growth across all three segments.
Posted on 10/24 at 09:12 AM
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Thursday, October 02, 2014

As the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) carrier discussion group prepares for a new round of service contract negotiations, shippers are being told to expect a new approach to pricing.
Posted on 10/02 at 03:49 PM
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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Just weeks after signing on to the “Ocean Three” vessel-sharing agreement with CMA CGM and China Shipping, United Arab Shipping Company has forged a similar deal with Hamburg Süd.
Posted on 09/25 at 09:12 AM
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Shippers attending the Intermodal Association of North America's (IANA) annual Intermodal Expo in Long Beach this week were given some good news/bad news regarding truck and rail capacity for the remaining year.
Posted on 09/25 at 08:28 AM
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The World Shipping Council (WSC) released an update to its survey and estimate of containers lost at sea.
Posted on 09/17 at 09:21 AM
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Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Logistics managers should brace themselves for tougher negotiations in 2015
Posted on 09/09 at 03:00 PM
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Monday, August 25, 2014

This year, the Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) will be staging the “Connie” Awards dinner in conjunction with IANA’s Intermodal EXPO in Long Beach
Posted on 08/25 at 12:32 PM
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