Complete coverage of the latest Material Handling technologies with a focus on plastic and nestable pallet totes and wire and mesh bulk containers.
Posted 09/30 · 01:13 PM · LM Editorial
If some experts are correct, the Panama Canal expansion will transform global shipping and sourcing for generations to come.
Posted 09/23 · 08:47 PM · LM Editorial
As widely expected, the Federal Maritime Commission is likely to be given more authority next year to end ocean carrier pricing collusion
Posted 09/20 · 06:40 AM · LM Editorial
When a container vessel arrived at the Port of Oakland late last week, the local mainstream media feasted on news that the body of a dead whale was draped across the ship’s bow.
Posted 09/17 · 02:39 PM · LM Editorial
Having proved its resilience in the face of Hurricane Katrina and the recent BP spill, the Port of New Orleans is ready to demonstrate it can compete with some of its regional neighbors for more cargo in the future.
Posted 09/10 · 10:00 AM · LM Editorial
Dwindling space and risings rates have caused major disruptions for U.S. importers over the first half of 2010. How long will these challenges persist on the high seas? We’ve asked a couple experts to explain what ocean shippers can expect for the rest of this year.
Posted 09/09 · 06:20 PM · LM Editorial
In a letter sent to shippers today, the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC), said several major ocean carriers will no longer be providing container chassis.
Posted 08/27 · 07:18 AM · LM Editorial
Spurred by another record-breaking week for intermodal, volumes on United States railways were up year-over-year for the week ending August 21, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted 08/27 · 07:15 AM · LM Editorial
IRTA named Maersk as the recipient of the International Refrigerated Transportation Association Executive of the Year award as part of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) Food Logistics Forum.
Posted 08/23 · 10:13 AM · LM Editorial
Dry van truckload carrier USA Truck has expanded its intermodal menu, announcing it recently inked a long-term contract with Class I railroad carrier BNSF Railway to move private 53-foot domestic intermodal containers.
Posted 08/23 · 06:11 AM · LM Editorial
Sea Star Line announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Mark-It Services to equip their reefers with both Global Positioning and Radio Frequency Identifications Systems