January 2020

Agility, UNHCR Partner to Strengthen Refugee Service in Malaysia

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced a partnership that will strengthen the delivery of essential services to refugees in Malaysia, in particular for vulnerable communities living outside of the country’s capital. The partnership, announced at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting at Davos, includes a $100,000 donation from Agility. UNHCR will use the funds to establish pilot programs in Johor and Penang, Malaysia, to ... [+]

ASPA, AIT Sign Concession Agreement at Port of Mobile

Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and AutoMOBILE International Terminal (AIT) signed a concession agreement on January 22 at the Port of Mobile for a $60 million, finished automobile roll on/roll off terminal currently under construction. AutoMOBILE International Terminal will operate the facility when completed in early 2021. “We’re ... [+]

Collaboration Key to POLB’s Future

The Port of Long Beach navigated a trade dispute with China, new technology and evolving trade routes in 2019, culminating in its second-busiest year on record by moving more than 7.6 million twenty-foot equivalent units, Executive Director Mario Cordero announced Wednesday at the annual State of the Port address. ... [+]

DB Schenker implements driverless forklift truck

DB Schenker has introduced the regular operation of an autonomous forklift truck, following successful completion of a pilot project. The transport system of the Austrian supplier AGILOX transports empty containers over a distance of around 150 meters at the Eching site near Munich. This is done completely without the intervention ... [+]

Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership place order for four Liebherr ship to shore container cranes

Liebherr Container Cranes and Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGT) are pleased to announce the signing of a contract for the supply of four ship to shore (STS) container cranes to the Cast Container Terminal in Montreal, Canada. The cranes will be delivered in 2021. Killarney (Ireland) / Montreal (Canada) January ... [+]

Port NOLA Sets New Container Record in 2019

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) moved more containers in 2019 than at any time in its history, totaling 645,943 TEUs, up 10% compared to one year ago. The record marks the sixth consecutive year the Port surpassed the half million TEU-mark at its Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal, which ... [+]

Port of Hamburg not expecting reduction in container throughput

From April, the Ocean Alliance NEU 5 service handled by EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg – CTH is being transferred to Antwerp. This service will be run by the Ocean Alliance Partner, CMA CGM as FAL 3 with an approximate annual volume of 150,000 TEU. Going forward, according to CMA ... [+]

SEKO Logistics, Air & Ground World Transport form partnership

SEKO Logistics and Air & Ground World Transport (AGWorld) have signed a strategic partnership to create new cross-border growth opportunities for shippers doing business between Asia and the United States as global trade disputes accelerate demand for broader geographic supply chain solutions. Working together, SEKO ... [+]

Strengthening innovation together: New partnership between DB Schenker and Plug and Play

Strengthening innovation together: New partnership between DB Schenker and Plug and Play DB Schenker has entered a partnership with start-up accelerator Plug and Play. Since January 2020, DB Schenker is a so-called Anchor Partner in the field of “Supply Chain & Logistics” at Plug and Play’s European Headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. ... [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 3.3% in 2019 Monthly Index Rose 4% from November

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 3.3% in all of 2019, about half the annual gain in 2018 (6.7%), for the tenth straight annual increase. The advanced SA For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 4% in December after falling 3.4% in November. In December, the index ... [+]

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