Complete coverage of the latest Material Handling technologies with a focus on plastic and nestable pallet totes and wire and mesh bulk containers.

Ag shippers call for “reality check” before new shipping law is enforced

Posted 02/11 · 04:32 PM · LM Editorial
An amendment to the International Maritime Organization’s Safety of Life at Sea convention will go into effect requiring all shippers (importers and exporters) to certify and submit the Verified Gross Mass – the combined weight of the cargo and the container – to the steamship line and terminal operator in advance of loading the container aboard a vessel.
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Lunar new year brings some good news to Port of Oakland

Posted 02/10 · 05:45 PM · LM Editorial
The Port of Oakland said that containerized import volume soared 75.76 percent last month from January 2015 totals.
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Ports America files for bankruptcy in Oakland

Posted 02/02 · 04:57 PM · LM Editorial
Spokesmen for the Port of Oakland said they were blind-sided by Ports America Outer Harbor’s decision to file bankruptcy.
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Port of Oakland says it’s well prepared to face new challenge

Posted 01/22 · 10:37 AM · LM Editorial
One of the chief reasons the Port of Oakland remains so bullish on its future cargo operations is the fact that it is located in the epicenter of innovation, noted the port’s executive Director Chris Lytle yesterday.

Ports America to realign its West Coast strategy

Posted 01/20 · 09:48 AM · LM Editorial
Ports America, the largest stevedore and terminal operating company in the United States, is realigning its West Coast strategy by investing in Los Angeles, Long Beach, the Pacific Northwest and western Canada.
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Port of Oakland to stage major address

Posted 01/19 · 02:21 PM · LM Editorial
Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle will share his vision for 2016 and beyond at the annual “State of the Port of Oakland” luncheon sponsored by the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association and Women in Logistics this Thursday.

Logistics managers may soon have new tool to locate and move empty ocean containers

Posted 01/15 · 02:51 PM · LM Editorial
With Its new web platform, xChange, The Boston Consulting Group aims to make It cheaper and easier for container carriers to reposition empty containers across the globe

INTTRA collaborates with JDA Software to offer ocean cargo shippers more options

Posted 01/06 · 04:58 PM · LM Editorial
JDA customers will gain access to INTTRA's full offering of ocean shipping software, data and services, affording them all the advantages of digitization on the proprietary platform.

Outbound ocean cargo rates for transpacific shippers may spike soon

Posted 12/17 · 10:35 AM · LM Editorial
Declining Asian consumer and industrial demand, made worse by a strong dollar, has cut into U.S. export volumes and eroded U.S-Asia freight rates to the point where some dry cargoes are moving at levels which make them less attractive to carriers than repositioning empty containers.
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Largest cargo vessel to visit North America comes to West Coast ports

Posted 12/14 · 03:36 PM · LM Editorial
As this year ends, the era of the mega vessel may be finally be ushered in as the largest container ship ever destined for North America calls West Coast ports.
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