Shippers in the U.S. will face fees for requesting "street turns" — the exchange of a container outside of a marine terminal — from HMM, ZIM and Maersk Line starting in February, according to various filings.
Containers are sitting for longer than usual at West Coast ports amid increased volume due to strong markets and tariffs, according to a report from MIQ Logistics. Carriers have been advised that the congestion may continue up to the Chinese lunar new year in early February and are encouraging their customers to pick up and return containers as quickly as possible.
Dear Clients and Partners, this year will be well remembered for its unusual shipments, new routes and unique 3PL solutions.
We set goals and we reached them! Thank you for a very productive year of 2018 and looking forward to the new year of 2019!
The growth in Russian vehicle exports during 2018 could be in jeopardy if a new bill to ban Russian vehicle imports is passed by the government in Ukraine, one of the biggest sales markets for Russian-made cars.
All within a few days, Waymo launched the first commercial self-driving robotic taxi service in Arizona, Tesla disclosed that Autopilot has been used for one billion miles, and General Motors announced a major restructuringas well as leadership changes within its Cruise Automation group to prime the organization for its move toward automated mobility.
Practically any kind of cargo can be transported via less than truckload shipping. The delivery mode minimizes transport costs by using vehicle space efficiently and ensures the safety of the goods carried.
Chemical product transportation is not for amateurs. How can a chemical company know that a given logistics services provider is a responsible and qualified partner? A positive SQAS assessment is the best indicator.
Everyone has heard ancient tales about merchants bringing goods from distant countries. Spices from India, silk from China, and cloth from England traveled thousands of kilometers and fell into the hands of buyers only after several months. Today, in the era of high speeds and constant availability of goods, late delivery can quickly lead to a perfume falling out fashion. The efficiency of product transportation is a critical factor – especially for lines of goods that are regularly updated.
Today’s automotive industry is actively developing. Production levels, import and export volumes, and distribution network sizes are all growing and driving a corresponding demand for transport and logistics services.