Business

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 this week that import controls would be brought in on European Union (EU) goods at the border from 31st December. “We now know there will be ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Together towards a customized machine

Liebherr's port handling machine is specifically tailored to meet the customer's requirements. For example, the uppercarriage has not been seated in the conventional manner, centrally on the rail mounted portal. Instead it has been positioned off-center, towards the side facing the sea. With its ... [+]

Port of Savannah sets calendar year record

The Port of Savannah moved 4.6 million TEUs in Calendar Year 2019, an increase of nearly 250,000 TEUs (5.6%) compared to the previous year, Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Griff Lynch said Tuesday. "This record-breaking accomplishment is thanks to a dedicated team of professionals ... [+]

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. ... [+]

Despite Trade Wars, 2019 Cargo Volumes at Port of Los Angeles at Near-Record Levels

The Port of Los Angeles moved near record cargo in 2019 with a total of 9,337,632 TEUs, just short of the second-best year in its 113-year history. The milestone was announced by Port Executive Director Gene Seroka at the annual State of the Port event ... [+]

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics Acquires Savannah-based Crown Transportation

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics services company, announces today the acquisition of Savannah-based Crown Transportation to expand its U.S. Southeast intermodal drayage and logistics operations and overall North American network. Going forward the company's name will be Crown IntermodaLogistics in keeping ... [+]

SEKO Logistics stays on the acquisition trail; purchases Air-City, Inc.

SEKO Logistics has completed its largest-ever acquisition with the purchase of New York-based freight forwarder and cross-border ecommerce experts, Air-City, Inc. Similar to the purchase of GoodShip International Inc., which added depth and expertise to SEKO’s corporate gateway operation in Chicago, Air-City will immediately ... [+]

FTZ No. 62 Ranks in Top 3 in the U.S. for Exports

Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville remains near the top in the nation for the value of exports, according to the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board’s annual report to Congress released in late November. FTZ No. 62 ranks third in the country ... [+]