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CHAMP Forwarding Systems’ Logitude solution offers INTTRA data exchange

CHAMP Forwarding Systems’ Logitude, a full freight forwarding solution, now offers messaging via the INTTRA Ocean Trade Platform for communicating with ocean shipping lines. Logitude’s INTTRA feature provides a fast path to building a shipping instruction to plan, book, and track shipments. Founded in 2001, INTTRA is the largest ocean shipping network in the world with over 30,000 active shippers across 200 countries. The platform offers booking and other software and ... [+]

NFTC Statement on Limited U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement

National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) President Rufus Yerxa issued the following statement following the announcement by the Administration regarding the limited U.S.-Japan trade deal: “We are pleased to see that the U.S. and Japan have come to an agreement that demonstrates the leadership of both countries ... [+]

Wisetech Global joins Cargo IQ

Global logistics solutions group WiseTech Global has joined Cargo iQ to provide independent freight forwarders with access to industry best practices, through its operational platform, CargoWise One. CargoWise One users will be able to access Cargo iQ’s latest quality standards and processes from within the platform, ... [+]

SCPA Reports Record Cargo Volumes

South Carolina Ports Authority reported its best monthly container volumes on record in August. SCPA handled 233,110 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) at the Wando Welch and North Charleston container terminals in August, up 13% from the year prior. The Port has handled 443,652 TEUS thus ... [+]

FDOT awards JAXPORT additional funding for harbor deepening

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has awarded JAXPORT an additional $35.3 million in funding for the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project. The funding will be used toward exercising the second phase of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contract B, which will deepen the project’s ... [+]

Port Manatee, Kinder Morgan ink terminal lease extension

Port Manatee and longtime stevedoring tenant Kinder Morgan Port Manatee Terminal LLC have extended their lease agreement through August 2023, with options to continue cargo operations at a 5-acre waterfront site for as many as 18 additional years. The agreement, approved on Sept. 19 by the ... [+]

Port NOLA President/CEO Highlights Record Volumes; Bold Vision for Future in 2019 State of Port Address

Brandy D. Christian, Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) President and CEO, and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corporation (NOPB) CEO, highlighted the successes of the agencies’ diverse business profile in 2019, and focused on the opportunities ahead at the annual State of the Port ... [+]

Panama Canal Signs Agreement with Port of Rotterdam

The Panama Canal and the Port of Rotterdam signed a Memorandum Understanding (MOU) to promote international trade between Europe and the West Coast of South America. Through this agreement, the two organizations will work closely to optimize operations while encouraging economic growth and the exchange ... [+]

Saudia Cargo awards multi-station contract to WFS in Europe and US

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world’s largest air cargo handler, has been awarded a substantial multi-station cargo handling contract by Saudia Cargo covering major airport gateways in Europe and the United States. The contract will see WFS handle in excess of 160,000 tonnes of cargo per ... [+]

Logistics sector expresses concerns over development of new UK Customs system

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expressed numerous concerns over the progress of the development of a new computer system that will replace an existing system used for processing Customs declarations. BIFA Director General, Robert Keen says that with the freight and logistics sector facing numerous ... [+]