Freight News

American Airlines Cargo Delivers over a Million Pounds of Love

From Jan. 29 through Feb. 13, demand for Valentine’s Day flowers marks one of the busiest seasons for American Airlines Cargo, and team members around the world rose to the occasion this year. On average, the airline ships more than 1 million lbs. of flowers during this time each year. And the floral love keeps on growing, especially in Amsterdam. This year American moved 417 tons of cut flowers from ... [+]

Forwarders, Hauliers now have the Clarity Needed to Start Preparing for Post-Brexit Customs Changes

Forwarders and hauliers now have enough clarity to start preparing for a post-Brexit business landscape, according Peter MacSwiney, chairman of Customs clearance solutions provider Agency Sector Management (ASM). There is limited time to implement the systems needed to tackle trade friction following the UK Government’s announcement ... [+]

NYSHEX Enhancement Guarantees Direct Container Shipping Service Contracts

The New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX), whose vision is to increase ocean reliability through more effective digital contracting, announces the launch of an enhancement allowing shippers and carriers to utilize the NYSHEX framework and technology to secure, monitor and enforce ocean contracts signed outside of ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo, ANA Cargo Fly Relief Goods to Australia

Lufthansa Cargo and ANA Cargo jointly transported about two tons of relief supplies to Australia. Starting on Feb. 3, 2020 in Frankfurt, Germany, Lufthansa Cargo was responsible for the transport to Tokyo, Japan. From there, ANA Cargo took over the transport to Sydney, Australia. DB ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles Sees Volumes Decrease 5.4% in January

The Port of Los Angeles moved 806,144 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in January, a 5.4% decrease compared to last year. “We anticipated that tariffs would continue to impact cargo volumes as we moved into 2020, and our January volumes reflect that ongoing trend,” said Port ... [+]

Rep. Scalise Announces $85 Million for Deepening Mississippi River

House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2020 Work Plan includes critical funding for infrastructure projects in Louisiana, including $85 million to deepen the Mississippi River to 50 feet. "After years of hard work, I'm very glad that the ... [+]

SC Ports sees strong volumes in January

S.C. Ports Authority saw steady container volumes in January, with strong year-over-year increases in the vehicle, cruise and inland ports segments. S.C. Ports moved 211,020 TEUs across the Wando Welch and North Charleston container terminals in January — the highest January ever for TEU volumes. ... [+]

St. Louis Region’s Inland Port System Climbs to #2 Spot for Total Tonnage

The latest data from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reveals the St. Louis regional ports moved from the third position into the second position for inland port total tonnage in the 2018 rankings. The port system handled 37.4 million tons of commodities over ... [+]

CEVA Logistics embarks on electric vehicle trial in London, and signs up to Tevva electrify initiative

CEVA Logistics in the UK is using its Urban Distribution Hub at Dartford, Kent to undertake an electric vehicle trial for lorries delivering into central London. It also has become the first partner in Tevva’s electrify initiative, which aims to support companies to research electric ... [+]

First Responders Receive LNG Training at Port Canaveral Maritime Firefighting Academy

Firefighters from several Space Coast departments were at the Port Canaveral Maritime Firefighting Academy this week for three days of hands-on exercises and classroom training on firefighting techniques for liquefied natural gas (LNG), the marine fuel that will power the next generation of cruise ships. ... [+]