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WFS grows partnership with Polar Air Cargo

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) announced on January 13 that Polar Air Cargo, a global leader in time-definite, airport-to-airport scheduled air cargo service, has expanded its cargo handling partnership with WFS in North America through a new long-term contract at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).As of December 2021, WFS is providing full warehouse handling services for the more than five million kilos of cargo carried each month by Polar’s all-Boeing freighter ... [+]

JAXPORT expedite the movement of frozen poultry

Terminal operator Enstructure recently moved 4,500 tons of frozen poultry through the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) in a single breakbulk shipment. The move was JAXPORT’s first poultry shipment via breakbulk since 2015. The cargo, which was previously shipped via container through other U.S. ports, shifted to ... [+]

Port of Mobile posts record containerized cargo growth

The Alabama Port Authority said calendar year 2021 containerized cargo volumes climbed to a record 502,623 TEUs up nearly 19% from 2020 volumes. To date, the terminal has handled over 3.6 million TEUs since containerized operations began in 2008. Since, 2015, the Port of Mobile’s ... [+]

Transportation Secretary Buttigieg Tours Port of Long Beach

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on January 11 toured the nation's largest port complex, including the Port of Long Beach, meeting with local officials while seeing firsthand efforts to deliver goods during the COVID-19 pandemic. The tour came as America's maritime ports are set to receive ... [+]

DB Schenker heads into anniversary year

From horse-drawn carriage to freighter drones: In 2022, DB Schenker celebrates its 150th corporate anniversary. Building on extensive experience in supply chain management, the Germany-headquartered company has long become one of the world’s leading logistics service providers. Today marks the kick-off into an anniversary year ... [+]

GPA to expedite 1.6M TEUs of on-terminal capacity by June

At a recent Georgia Ports Authority Board meeting, Executive Director Griff Lynch detailed actions that will expedite the completion of 1.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in annual capacity. “Through ingenuity and teamwork, GPA has put into place what amounts to the largest current expansion for ... [+]

Port Everglades Welcomes Super-Sized Cargo Ship

Christmas came early for Port Everglades with the arrival of the largest container ship to ever visit this South Florida port. MSC’s 1,114-foot Kotor Bay is longer than the US Navy’s largest class of aircraft carriers. The Kotor Bay carried a variety of cargo from ... [+]

Port of Oakland to get federal grants

Port of Oakland clean energy efforts are getting a $5.2 million boost from the federal government, the Port said today. It’s receiving grant funds from the Maritime Administration (MARAD) for electrical power upgrades. The grant bolsters the Port’s vision of eliminating emissions from maritime operations.“We’ve ... [+]

Port of Long Beach, Tech Company to Create Cargo Data Tool

Amid unprecedented disruptions to global trade caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Port of Long Beach is partnering with UNCOMN, a leading U.S. technology consulting firm, to launch the "Supply Chain Information Highway," a free-to-stakeholders cargo visibility service software. The software will help shippers make ... [+]

SEKO connects with Buyer Connected

SEKO Logistics is partnering with retail services client Buyer Connected, Inc. (BCI) to launch a new logistics training program to create employment opportunities for previously incarcerated men and women in Atlanta, Georgia.As part of the not-for-profit City of Refuge initiative, it aims to support individuals ... [+]