December 2019

DB Schenker opens strategically-located warehouse in Stabio, Switzerland

DB Schenker has opened a cutting-edge warehouse strategically located in Stabio, southern Switzerland. The new branch boasts several accreditations and a flexible and dynamic structure ideal for handling different products. “The location of the warehouse, paired with its cutting-edge technology, enables DB Schenker to offer competitive services in the field of fashion logistics,” says Hans-Peter Trachsler, CEO of DB Schenker Switzerland. “With the new Stabio branch, we hope to better ... [+]

Emirates SkyCargo operations special Charters to fly cherries from Chile

Between 15 November and 13 December 2019, Emirates SkyCargo operated several special charter flights to transport cherries from Chile to destinations in East Asia including Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul. The cherries made their way from Santiago on Emirates SkyCargo’s Boeing 777 freighter aircraft which have the capacity to carry ... [+]

FTZ No. 62 Ranks in Top 3 in the U.S. for Exports

Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville remains near the top in the nation for the value of exports, according to the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board’s annual report to Congress released in late November. FTZ No. 62 ranks third in the country with more than $3.8 billion ... [+]

Manatee County Port Authority elects Whisenant Trace as chairwoman

Manatee County Commissioner Priscilla Whisenant Trace has been elected to a one-year term as chairwoman of the Manatee County Port Authority, the governing board of Port Manatee. Whisenant Trace, who has served on the county’s commission and the port’s board since 2016, had her election to the chair position ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi nears second year on 100% renewable energy

As the end of 2019 nears its conclusion, the Port of Corpus Christi is celebrating its second consecutive year of operating on 100% renewable energy. The Port began shifting toward using renewable energy sources to power its operations in 2017, when nearly half of its energy consumption was purchased ... [+]

Montreal Port Authority uses AI to Improve Flow of Port Trucking, Reduce GHG Emissions

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) has launched an upgrade of the Trucking PORTal application, which now includes predictive data on processing times at the Port of Montreal's various container terminals. This new tool helps port truck drivers plan their routes better and improves traffic flow on Port territory, thereby reducing greenhouse ... [+]

Port of Oakland appoints first female Port Attorney

For the first time in its 92-year history, a woman has been named Port Attorney at the Port of Oakland. The Port’s governing Board last night appointed Michele Heffes as the head of its in-house Legal Department. Ms. Heffes succeeds Danny Wan, the prior Port Attorney, who became the ... [+]

Port Tampa Bay’s Big 2019 News

The big news coming from Port Tampa Bay this year is the three global container shipping companies – ZIM, Mediterranean Shipping Company and Maersk that announced their launching of joint direct service from Asia to the US Gulf. This includes weekly calls at Port Tampa Bay. The new service ... [+]

Truckers Hail House Passage of USMCA Trade Pact

American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the United States - Mexico - Canada Agreement: “Even during one of the most politically contentious times in our history, USMCA is proof that Washington isn’t completely broken. Bipartisanship — ... [+]

ABC Cargo Airlines and DB Schenker Collaborate to Win 3rd Stage of Cargo IQ Q-Rally Challenge

AirBridgeCargo Airlines and DB Schenker collaborated to win the latest stage of the Cargo iQ Q-Rally challenge after improving the data quality of shipment reports from Russia to Schengen Agreement countries. The Q-Rally is an initiative to encourage Cargo iQ members to work together with their business partners to identify ... [+]

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