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TIACA urges advanced data air regulators to avoid using penalties
New position paper from air cargo organization says advanced data regulations from U.S., E.U., and Canada have largely improved air security, but that regulations shouldn't harm supply chains...
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TOTE launches new LNG ship in San Diego
The vessel, which runs on liquid natural gas, will enter service later this year between Jacksonville and San Juan...
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North American freight volumes on the rise in March
The recovery of congestion laden West Coast ports significantly impacted shipment volumes and expenditures, according to the latest Cass Freight Index Report...
Charleston, Virginia see big gains in March box volumes
The southeastern ports continued their blistering growth rate, both increasing throughput by over 13 percent for the month...
Titan, Svitzer to merge salvage operations
Maersk Group and Crowley Maritime say the new company, called Ardent, will be headquartered in Houston...
Transpacific carrier rate goal may be 'a bridge too far'
London-based shipping industry consultant Drewry questions whether carriers will be able to charge $2,000 per FEU on eastbound boxes...
Container volumes rebound at Seattle, Tacoma
March volumes were up 21 percent at the allied Pacific Northwest Ports, but log volumes are down this year, according to Puget Sound reports...
Port of Rotterdam records strong volumes in Q1
The port attributed the results primarily to throughput growth in oil products, LNG and container cargo...
New report compares warehousing costs in 25 U.S. regions
Boyd Group report compares the operating costs of warehousing in 25 cities across the United States, based on a hypothetical 500,000-square foot facility...
Swiss WorldCargo to test drones
The airfreight carrier will test Matternet drones from California, along with Swiss Post...
Service Announcements: Oman Air and Cargolux, Virgin Atlantic Cargo, HOYER and ClassNK
Oman Air and Cargolux sign joint venture agreement, HOYER adds to environmentally friendly vehicle fleet, Virgin Atlantic Cargo partners with Jan de Rijk Logistics, and ClassNK opens survey office in Spain...
Executive Moves: MOL, Ameriquest Transportation and ABS Group
MOL (Canada), Ameriquest Transportation, and ABS Group made senior appointments...
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April 2015 Issue Overview
In this edition of the AS Insider, Chris Gillis, Editor, shares an overview of the features in the April 2015 issue of
Comparing Capacity to/from Europe and the Caribbean
2015 Transportation Procurement Benchmark Study: Stuck in a Relationship
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