Complete coverage of the latest Material Handling technologies with a focus on plastic and nestable pallet totes and wire and mesh bulk containers.
Posted 09/08 · 09:20 AM · LM Editorial
Container shipping companies have had plenty of reasons to avoid inbound calls to California’s Port of Oakland and Port of Richmond this year, including labor disruptions caused by truckers and longshoremen. But the latest concern is being generated by a group of waterfront professionals who are only too eager to work…for extraordinary salaries.
Posted 09/03 · 08:25 AM · LM Editorial
The Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG) has released a report indicating that in 2014 average CO2 emissions in the global container shipping trades declined 8.4 percent from the year before.
Posted 09/02 · 08:41 AM · LM Editorial
Six straight days without a ship waiting for berth
Posted 09/01 · 08:35 AM · LM Editorial
The proposed merger of Cosco and CSCL could spark further container consolidation
Posted 08/27 · 07:52 PM · LM Editorial
While the Port of Oakland agrees that Saturday gate operations might ease congestion, they have a few "concerns" of their own
Posted 08/27 · 07:49 PM · LM Editorial
The four international marine container terminals at the Port of Oakland have announced they are developing a program to operate their terminal gates on Saturdays to reduce weekday congestion at the port.
Posted 08/05 · 04:53 PM · LM Editorial
The once bitter rivalry between the ports of Tacoma and Seattle seems to have come to an end as both parties have entered into a joint marketing program designed to leverage the Puget Sound’s logistical advantage.
Posted 07/31 · 02:56 PM · LM Editorial
While many industry analysts contend that distribution centers near U.S. East Coast ports will see a surge of new business after the Panama Canal expansion, real estate experts say this phenomena is already underway.
Posted 07/21 · 10:57 AM · LM Editorial
The ocean container carrier industry has been plagued by overcapacity of late, but a new technology partnership may begin to address it
Posted 07/15 · 07:25 AM · LM Editorial
The cost and the pain of the U.S. West Coast congestion were so high that many shippers will definitely re-route a portion of their Asian freight volume to the Gulf, East Coast ports and the Canadian ports.