Logistics

Baltimore’s Tunnel Project Reaches Milestone

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) recently announced release of the federally approved Environmental Assessment for the project to reconstruct the CSX-owned, 126-year-old Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore to allow for double-stacked intermodal container trains to and from the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore. Double stacking allows two shipping containers stacked on top of each other, and this project will increase container capacity and business ... [+]

New Orleans Terminal LLC Sets Record

New Orleans Terminal has set a new record at PORT NOLA, Louisiana. In late February, the world-class marine terminal facility handled the highest container volume from a single vessel, the MSC ALICANTE. The 5500 TEU vessel is from MSC’s Transatlantic North Europe, NEUALT3 Service. New ... [+]

Dachser USA Expands

Dachser USA, a subsidiary of the global logistics provider Dachser, is expanding its dedicated Frankfurt-Chicago air cargo service with the addition of a second flight, scheduled for the weekday to compliment the current weekend schedule. Dachser USA has been successfully operating a dedicated Frankfurt-Chicago-Frankfurt air ... [+]

Descartes Acquires QuestaWeb

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired QuestaWeb, a leading provider of foreign trade zone (FTZ) and customs compliance solutions. Headquartered in the US, QuestaWeb provides cloud-based customs and regulatory compliance solutions. QuestaWeb's market leading FTZ ... [+]

Cleo Integration Cloud Accelerates Growth

It’s no secret that unprecedented consumer demand combined with tightening freight capacity and rising shipping rates are driving rapid change and growth in today’s logistics and transportation industry. What you might not know though, is that to manage such change, more and more companies in ... [+]

New Orleans Terminal implements new cloud-based platform

New Orleans Terminal recently announced a new Warehouse Management System (WMS) developed internally as a proprietary system on a cloud based platform. The WMS was developed and built in-house and the New Orleans Terminal staff has full control over the WMS and its daily application ... [+]

Smart Tyre Saving System

Liebherr presents an intelligent system to reduce tyre wear of a Reachstacker. The new system reduces the machine speed to cool down the tyres before they reach a critical temperature.  Staying below the critical tyre temperature is crucial for good service life time.  Higher efficiency and less tyre wear ... [+]

1m sq. ft. speculative building underway in Charleston

The Keith Corporation and South Carolina Ports Authority recently announced the groundbreaking of the largest speculative industrial facility ever built in the Charleston region — a 1,019,200-square-foot, cross-dock industrial building in the Charleston Trade Center. The Charleston Trade Center is situated off the Nexton Parkway interchange ... [+]

CSafe Global Continues Expansion Across Asia

CSafe Global, the innovation leader in temperature-controlled container solutions for the transport of life-enhancing pharmaceuticals, continues to expand operations across Asia opening two new hub operations in Beijing and Guangzhou, China. The Beijing (PEK) facility will provide 5382 sq. ft of warehouse space to clean ... [+]

Dachser México Transports Critical Automotive Supplies Via Helicopter

Dachser México, a subsidiary of global logistics provider Dachser, recently leveraged its Critical Cargo service to develop an out-of-the-box solution to move critical automotive supplies 255 miles in four and a half hours in an effort to avoid a $3,000 (USD)-a-minute production line work stoppage ... [+]