Association of American Railroads President and CEO Edward R. Hamberger expressed how the rail industry’s position, which remains unchanged, claims forced access is an ill-conceived approach that compromises the efficiency of the entire network.
The Panama Canal Authority said it is confident in the process it uses to move ships through the new locks at the canal, following an accident last week that damaged the Xin Fei Zhou after it made contact with one of the walls at the Agua Clara Locks.
The TMS provider was acquired by fellow logistics software firm Kewill in April, and the companies are progressing on merging products and organizations, Lean executives said in a briefing.
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Container pricing today is more likely to be based on a carrier’s cost of providing the service and the value of a customer’s business, rather than what on what is in the box.
Some logistics providers remain skeptical about how well it will work for ports to weigh containers and transmit the data to carriers on behalf of shippers.
With spot rates at historic lows, carriers "can ill-afford to flood the market with excess capacity,” the London-based maritime consulting firm said in the latest issue of Container Insight Weekly.