A group of leading ports from around the globe wrapped up a two-day meeting in Los Angeles this week as part of a maritime collaboration called chainPORT, a global initiative established in 2015 to digitally connect ports worldwide and boost efficiency within the global maritime supply chain.
For September, the most recent month for which data is available, the Freight TSI topped August by 0.2% at 129.2. August’s 129 (downwardly revised from 130.7) was the previous all-time high. And July’s 128.8 was the previous all-time high before August.
Following two straight months of record-breaking imports at United States-based retail container ports in July and August, things slowed down a tad in September, with ample inventory levels in place for the holiday shopping season, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report issued today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and…Details
XVELA, a cloud collaboration platform for ocean carriers and terminal operators, recently announced that Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (“ONE”) has selected XVELA’s next-generation Collaborative Stowage solution to meet its stowage planning needs.
Consumer satisfaction with the quality of your products is clearly important, but the service you provide before and after the sale is equally important to any business, but often overlooked as benefiting the bottom line. However, providing efficient tracking and tracing of shipped products enhances customer loyalty and your company image.
Legislation focused on addressing cybersecurity concerns at United States ports was recently passed by the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee. The legislation came in the form of the reintroduction of a bill from Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA), entitled H.R. 3101 the Strengthening Cybersecurity Information Sharing and Coordination in Our Ports Act.
Major hurricanes that had hit parts of the U.S. in the recent past will lead to more tepid growth for U.S. transportation for the remainder of this year, according to Fitch Ratings in a new report. But analysts do not see any lasting disruption.
With the advent of the internet of things (IoT), digital supply chain solutions are now providing real-time IoT-based vs. latent EDI-based visibility.
With a 6.3-cent increase, the average price per gallon now stands at $2.882 per gallon.
FedEx and national drugstore chain Walgreen Co. said yesterday that they are collaborating on a FedEx package pickup and drop-off services, which are now available at more than 7,500 United States-based Walgreens stores. The companies said this announcement comes on the heels of a long-term alliance agreement announced earlier this year “to offer convenient access…Details