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Descartes ShipRush™ Offers Full LTL Freight Support

Descartes Systems Group announced that the Descartes ShipRush™ cloud-based ecommerce shipping solution now fully supports both parcel and less-than-truckload (LTL) freight to provide companies with a single platform to meet their shipping requirements. Descartes ShipRush makes it easier for customers to evaluate parcel and LTL options to make better shipping decisions for their requirements. The benefits of adding LTL freight to Descartes ShipRush include: * PARCEL AND LTL FREIGHT IN ONE SOLUTION – ... [+]

Loadsmart completes first-ever automated dispatch and delivery

Loadsmart and Starsky Robotics announced that they were able to automatically dispatch an autonomous truck to haul freight; having successfully priced, tendered and booked via Loadsmart and then picked up and delivered the shipment using Starsky's self-driving technology. The integration of Loadsmart's AI-powered pricing and ... [+]

RFD Now Ranked in the Top 20 Busiest Cargo Airports

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently released its calendar year 2018 all-cargo data which ranked Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) as the 19th largest cargo airport in the nation, with growth of almost 55 percent year-over-year. Additionally, RFD was the only Illinois-based airports which grew its ... [+]

JAXPORT sets container, auto records through first three quarters of FY 2019

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) achieved a record number of container and auto moves during the first three quarters of fiscal year 2019. During this time, JAXPORT moved nearly one million containers, a six percent increase over the same period last year. The port also ... [+]

Port of Rotterdam Authority launches Pronto

On August 8th 2019, the Port of Rotterdam Authority launched its new company PortXchange Products BV (“PortXchange”). This entity is set up to offer the Pronto platform and application to ports around the world over the next few years. The establishment of a separate company ... [+]

Hapag-Lloyd delivers significantly higher half-year result

Hapag-Lloyd has concluded the first half of the year 2019 with a significantly higher operating result than in the same period of the previous year. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) increased to EUR 389 million (H1 2018: EUR 91 million). The Group net result ... [+]

MOL and COSCO Sign a MOU on LNG and Ethane projects

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. and COSCO SHIPPING Energy Transportation Co., Ltd., which is a subsidiary of China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited, signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU"). The MOU recognizes and further develops the joint cooperation between the two organizations, for future LNG carrier projects and ... [+]

CCSJ operating with new air cargo platform powered by CHAMP Cargosystems

Cargo Community System Japan Co. (CCSJ) is operating with its new cloud-based air cargo electronic distribution system powered by CHAMP Cargosystems. The platform, which includes IT infrastructure, delivers a full stack solution for cargo electronic data exchange. CCSJ has processed millions of digital transactions via ... [+]

DB Schenker Launches connect 4.0 Shipping Portal in US

DB Schenker, a leading, global integrated logistics provider, announced the launch of its connect 4.0 shipping portal allowing customers a more user-friendly interface for booking and managing shipments around the corner or the world. This new portal will go beyond DB Schenker’s current online platform ... [+]

USDOT Announces Grants to 232 Airports in 43 States

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced that the Department will award $478 million in airport infrastructure grants to 232 airports in 43 states, including American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, and Puerto Rico. This is the fourth allotment of the total $3.18 billion in FAA ... [+]