Freight News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 2.4% in September

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.4% in September after rising 0.3% in August. In September, the index equaled 112.9 (2015=100) compared with 110.2 in August. “September’s sequential gain was the largest in 2021,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello. “It is good that tonnage rose in September, but it is important to note that this is happening because each truck is hauling more, not ... [+]

CEVA Logistics strengthens presence in Central Asia

Further extending its responsive logistics services in Central Asia, CEVA Logistics announced the opening of a new office in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The company’s increased operations will focus on Uzbekistan’s multi-modal customers. Being a land-locked country, Uzbekistan presents huge potential for the growth of multi-modal transportation networks, ... [+]

Gov. Edwards Appoints James J. Carter

Attorney James J. Carter will be sworn in as a member of the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) during its October 21, 2021, board meeting. Appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards, Carter succeeds Tara C. Hernandez as one of ... [+]

Kerry Logistics network, Hengan Group form JV

Kerry Logistics Network Limited and Hengan International Group Company Limited, the leading producer of hygiene consumables in China, have set up a joint venture company to create synergy in the business-to-business bulk distribution and wholesale market of medical, healthcare and hygiene products. By combining KLN’s ... [+]

Improved runway at LCK opens amid global supply chain crunch

The primary runway at Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) is now open after completing upgrades that will better serve the expanded operations of the world's largest freighter aircraft, such as the Boeing 747-8F regularly flown by Cathay Pacific, Cargolux and other air carriers.At over 12,000 feet ... [+]

Port of Rotterdam throughput rises in Q3

Container volume back above pre-corona level, large increase in throughput of oil products, iron ore, coal and biomass Goods throughput in the port of Rotterdam rose to 118.5 million tonnes in the third quarter, 14.6% more than in the same period last year. Throughput was 350.1 ... [+]

WFS wins tender

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a contract to provide cargo handling staff for one of the palletisation lanes at its freight terminal G1XL at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport for the next two years.“This is the first ... [+]

Airport Logistics Group, Inc. implements CHAMP’s Cargospot Handling

Airport Logistics Group, Inc. has implemented CHAMP’s Cargospot Handling solution. The solution will support the ground handling agent’s operations at its Chicago O’Hare base to boost capacity and speed of its cargo operations that service the US air cargo supply chain.CHAMP’s Cargospot Handling is a ... [+]

Hapag Lloyd reroutes European container service to JAXPORT

Hapag Lloyd has temporarily rerouted a European-US container service through the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT). The change is part of an effort to “optimize our service portfolio, stabilize schedules and adapt to market needs,” according to Hapag Lloyd. Hapag Lloyd’s Atlantic Loop 3 (AL3) rotation will ... [+]

Maersk enters strategic partnership with Danish Crown

A.P. Moller - Maersk announced the signing of a global end-to-end logistics agreement with Danish Crown from 2021. The three-year end-to-end agreement covers all Danish Crown’s business units, delivering solutions on ocean services, inland logistics and cold chain logistics. Access to the digital supply chain ... [+]