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Baltimore port entirely open to shipping again

June 12, 2024

Via: Container News

Baltimore Port’s shipping channel fully reopened on 10 June, more than two months after Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed following an allision with box ship Dali. The channel restarted operations after the US Army Corps and US Navy Supervisor of […]


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Canada invests US$1.9 million in supply chain initiatives

February 21, 2024

Via: Container News

The Port of Montreal is delighted by the recent announcement from Transport Canada regarding funding exceeding US$1.9 million through the National Trade Corridors Fund. These grants support two projects aimed at enhancing supply chain efficiency through the utilization of innovative […]


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Supply chain M&A in 2024

February 13, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

In 2020, 2021 and 2022, it seemed like every day brought an announcement of a new merger or acquisition. That made sense given that it was insanely cheap to get capital and there was more than enough to go around. […]


Impact & Regulations

Relationships provide layer of protection against supply chain fraud

December 26, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

All forms of fraud – from double-brokering schemes to hacking attempts – are on the rise across the logistics industry. Due to a number of isolating factors, companies that tend to operate in a vacuum instead of collaborating with industry […]


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UPS unveils integrated supply chain platform

November 15, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

UPS Inc. on Wednesday unveiled its Supply Chain Symphony platform, which it said will integrate into one platform the visibility of multiple services that had previously been siloed. The new tool will enable customers to monitor simultaneously and in real […]


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Ramp in transportation capacity slows in October, report says

November 8, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

Transportation metrics were less bad in October, according to a survey of supply chain executives. The Logistics Managers’ Index (LMI) report showed transportation capacity continued to expand and pricing continued to decline but at less severe rates. The data is […]


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Maersk transitions to sustainable supply chain of the future

November 2, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

On Tuesday, supply chain transportation corporation Maersk said it would increase visibility of its emissions data to provide supply chain transparency. The company said its more than 600 self-managed logistics facilities around the world would be expanding in the coming […]


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Ryder acquires IFS to boost supply chain business

October 23, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

Ryder System Inc. is acquiring Impact Fulfillment Services Holdings LLC, a contract packaging, manufacturing and warehousing services company with operations in 15 states. Terms of the definitive agreement reached in the third quarter were undisclosed. IFS also specializes in display […]


Impact & Regulations

House Policymakers Eye Supply Chain Reforms

September 27, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

Ensuring the safety and efficiency of the nation’s supply chain is an ongoing priority for key policymakers in the U.S. House of Representatives. As congressional leaders prepare to consider comprehensive supply chain legislation, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairwoman Cathy McMorris […]


Infrastructure

$1.4 Billion Committed to Rail Safety, Supply Chain Boost

September 25, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

The Biden administration announced Sept. 25 that it has awarded more than $1.4 billion to projects that improve railway safety and boost capacity, with much of the money coming from the 2021 infrastructure law. “These projects will make American rail […]


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3PLs gain many benefits by adopting sustainable business practices

September 20, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

Logistics companies are working to reduce emissions in freight and transportation services to help create a more sustainable supply chain and reap the many benefits that come along with making such a decision. Third-party logistics (3PLs) providers, for instance, are […]


Shipping

FMC asks shippers, transportation providers to weigh in on data initiative

September 19, 2023

Via: Transport Dive

The Federal Maritime Commission wants supply chain stakeholders to review and comment on the proposed processes and definitions identified in the Maritime Transportation Data Initiative (MTDI), according to a Request for Information shared on Aug. 16. FMC commissioner Carl Bentzel […]


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Accurate Transport begins Texas operations

September 15, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

New Jersey-based Accurate Transport, a regional transportation and logistics company, recently announced that its new terminal hub in Houston began full operation on Aug. 28. “We are thrilled to open our most advanced terminal hub yet, right here in Houston,” […]


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Supply Chain Reshaped: The Power of Digital Transformation in Logistics and Supply Chain

September 13, 2023

Via: Container News

Innovation drives entire industries forward as new feature-rich software solutions appear all the time. Numerous companies from the logistics industry are also undergoing a significant change nowadays. With the global digital transformation expenditure poised to soar to a staggering $3.4 […]


Shipping

Shippers, carriers must work together to solve detention crisis

August 31, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

High detention times have plagued the industry for years. The impact that wait times have on carriers and drivers – including lost time, money and safety – are well documented. Shippers, however, continue to have misconceptions about wait times and […]


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Shipping ‘traffic jam’ at Panama Canal: Why it’s not a crisis (yet)

August 23, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

The widespread headlines on Panama’s drought and the traffic jam of ships at the canal sound ominous. Authorities at the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have called this year’s water shortages an “unprecedented challenge.” Media coverage on the canal begets more […]


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New Corning products reduce waste, carbon emissions in pharmaceutical supply chain

July 20, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

New products from Corning International will reduce waste and carbon emissions in the pharmaceutical supply chain, the company said last week. On July 13, the company launched Corning Viridian Vials, a new offering in the pharmaceutical glass-packaging portfolio. New technology […]


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How companies are taking control of their supply chain costs

June 19, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

The need for more investment in supply chains has been a common conversation in the C-suites of retailers, distributors and wholesalers for the better part of the last decade. As consumer brands advance their e-commerce ambitions, competitive and efficient home-delivery […]


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Corporate disclosures highlight heavy use of supply chain financing

June 8, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

U.S. corporate bankruptcies thus far in 2023 are their highest since 2010, according to a new report from S&P Global Market Intelligence. S&P 500 earnings were down year over year in Q1 and are expected to continue falling in Q2. […]


Shipping

How a DHL center in Seattle moves 4,000 packages daily

May 31, 2023

Via: Transport Dive

An unassuming gray building in Seattle’s Industrial District is home to a logistics hub that helps connect shippers and customers around the world in one to three days. DHL, which specializes in international and cross-border shipments, has a 60-truck fleet […]