Karen Thuermer

Air-City, SEKO Logistics Launch Delivery Service into USA

Air-City, powered by SEKO, has launched a new international parcel delivery service into the United States after gaining approval from U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) to process Section 321, Type 86 (T86) ocean imports through SEKO Logistics’ Container Freight Station (CFS) in Long Beach, California. The approval enables Air-City and SEKO Logistics to offer marketplaces, merchants and direct-to-consumer brands fully-trackable, 20-22 day, door-to-door deliveries across the U.S. for the inbound ocean shipments from China, Asia and Australasia ... [+]

August Import Fuel Cargo Surge at Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles processed 961,833 TEUs in August, the first monthly cargo increase in a year. The 12% gain in cargo was driven by imports, which eclipsed 500,000 TEUs for the first time. The overall monthly volumes were the strongest ever at the Port of Los Angeles. Year to ... [+]

CCS-UK holds successful ONE Record trial for UK industry

While much of the air cargo world continues to focus on recovering from COVID-19, and the UK prepares for Brexit, London Heathrow Airport’s air cargo community has successfully completed its first trial of IATA’s ONE Record technologies, which aim to replace the legacy Cargo-Imp and XML standards. The vision ... [+]

Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officially kicked off the historic deepening of the Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet on Sept. 11, 2020, as Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredge CAPTAIN FRANK started dredging 5 miles above the Head of Passes. The USACE awarded this first contract for the Ship ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles Introduces ‘The Signal’

Port of Los Angeles Introduces New Data Tool, ‘The Signal’ The Port of Los Angeles will begin distributing and publishing key dashboard data from Wabtec’s Port Optimizer™ so that all supply chain stakeholders have easy access and can use the forward-looking information to better plan and prepare for inbound cargo. “We’re ... [+]

Port of Virginia Sees Further Imports Growth

The Port of Virginia’s® cargo volumes are continuing their rebound and in August grew by more than 26,000 units when compared with July. The amount of cargo moving across the port’s terminals in August was 247,349 TEUs and is an increase of 26,301 TEUs, or nearly 12 percent, when compared ... [+]

SC Ports awarded $21.68 million BUILD grant for Ridgeville site

South Carolina Ports Authority was awarded a $21.68 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to assist with building infrastructure at the Ridgeville Commerce Park. The funding comes from the DOT’s Fiscal Year 20 Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) grants. The Trump Administrated awarded $1 billion in BUILD ... [+]

Unilode installs its digital ULD readers at all Menzies Aviation facilities

Unilode Aviation Solutions, the global leader in outsourced Unit Load Device (ULD) management and repair solutions, and Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, have agreed to install Unilode's Bluetooth® ULD readers at all Menzies facilities worldwide to increase ULD and cargo visibility in the aviation supply chain. Unilode's ULDs are ... [+]

USACE Awards First Contract for Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) awarded a $15.4 million dollar contract on September 14 to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Corporation for the first phase of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project. Construction will commence in the fall of 2020 with expected completion in May 2021. The Project will ... [+]

ATA Opens Nominations for Annual Image Awards

The American Trucking Associations announced it was opening nominations for the 2020 Mike Russell Trucking Image Award – recognizing individuals and organizations that have gone the extra mile to promote the image and reputation of the industry. “As the country faced unprecedented obstacles due to the spread of COVID-19, Americans witnessed ... [+]

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