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Norfolk Southern - Intermodal News - Jul 22nd, 2018


JOC - International Trade News - Jul 22nd, 2018

  • Container capacity curbed amid signs of slowing volume growth
    Slower growth and growing international trade tensions have carriers readjusting their networks. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. There are growing signs that containerized trade on the main east-west trade lanes is beginning to slow, with the decline in volume pushing up the number of idle ships as carriers slash capacity in a struggle...

  • US-Asia container trade accelerating despite tariffs, import bans
    With manufacturing sectors in both nations in a strong uptrend, and China’s middle class expanding while US consumer spending is recovering after a long hiatus, only a full-bore trade war between the two could deflect accelerating container trade between the two economic giants. (Above: A Cosco container ship at the...


JOC - Economy Watch - Jul 22nd, 2018

  • Record US imports forecast for peak season
    US importers plan to bring in record container volume this peak season, which will translate into an impressive 2018 year-end gain compared with 2017. (Above: The Port of Long Beach.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US importers plan to bring in record container volume this peak season, bringing year-end growth over 2017 to...

  • US-Asia container trade accelerating despite tariffs, import bans
    With manufacturing sectors in both nations in a strong uptrend, and China’s middle class expanding while US consumer spending is recovering after a long hiatus, only a full-bore trade war between the two could deflect accelerating container trade between the two economic giants. (Above: A Cosco container ship at the...


JOC - Port News - Jul 22nd, 2018

  • JOC Chassis Explainer: Shipping industry seeks solutions
    Chassis has been called the shipping industry’s conundrum, and with good reason. Providing a basic piece of equipment seems simple enough. Yet the issue has taxed US ports and railroad terminals for at least a decade, causing cargo disruptions, delays, and complaints about poor equipment. As of mid-2018, the industry...

  • European ports hopeful about breakbulk despite geopolitics
    After a mixed performance in 2017, Europe’s top breakbulk ports face a complicated 2018, despite above-trend European GDP growth, due to the threat posed by tariffs and reduced demand from the reinstatement of sanctions against Iran. (Above: Antwerp port.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Europe’s top breakbulk ports have had a mixed performance...

  • US portal success hinges on pushing data to users
    The true value of a port information portal is that it gives beneficial cargo owners, ocean carriers, marine terminals, chassis providers, and non-vessel operating common carriers a single point of contact for shipment visibility, and it proactively pushes information on supply chain delays to users. (Above: The Port of Los...


Journal of Commerce - Jul 22nd, 2018

  • Low-water surcharges draw attention to Montreal's draft
    Maersk, CMA CGM, and Hapag-Lloyd plan to levy low-water surcharges on shipments to Montreal. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com Amid a slew of low water-level carrier surcharges, the port of Montreal said concern that its future is limited by its shallow draft is overplayed and noted that some services could use larger ships...

  • US truck driver pay rises, but shortages persist
    A lack of public parking for drivers and more stringent enforcement of hours-of-service regulations limiting the time drivers have to find such parking drives older drivers out of the work force and contributes to the chronic driver shortage in the United States. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. US trucking companies are throwing everything...

  • Continued Trans-Pac spot rate strength depends on driver of capacity cuts
    The year-over-year gains trans-Pacific spot shipping rates has been increasing since May. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Eastbound trans-Pacific spot rates are mostly holding their strength — up 24 percent to the East Coast and 41 percent to the West Coast from three weeks ago. The next few weeks will help reveal how...

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