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Tag: Ocean Freight
What is Peak Season Forecasted to Look Like This Year?
U.S. based retailers and other importers are forecasting a slightly weaker peak season this year. While 2022 had an abundance […]
Redevelopments at the Howard Terminal in Oakland Likely, After Baseball Proposal Gets Squashed
New redevelopments are expected at the Howard Terminal after the potential baseball proposal gets squashed. Last month, the Oakland A’s […]
Import Volumes From Asia Are Up in April
Freight rates are constantly changing, and for U.S. shippers, this means proactive decision making and communication is crucial for keeping […]
Will We See a Second Half of the Year Demand Rebound?
Most shippers have been aware of the state of the international shipping market, and especially how it’s impacted U.S. imports […]
The Important Role Dredging Plays at Ports
Dredging plays an essential role in the nation’s economy, since massive container ships carry the bulk of the goods imported […]
Maersk and HMM Announce Changes Over Demurrage and Detention Fees on U.S. Shipments
Maersk and HMM have made recent changes to how they will assess demurrage and detention fees on U.S. shipments (both […]
The Top Five U.S. Ports in 2022
A couple weeks ago we wrote about the top five China ports in 2022, this week we shift our focus […]
What Happens When Containers Fall Overboard at Sea?
If you’ve worked in the logistics industry for any amount of time, chances are you’ve heard a few stories of […]
Will the USWC Rebound During the Second Half of the Year?
Containerized imports increased from December but decreased from the prior year and levels prior to COVID in January 2023 at […]
Reefer Rebound in 2023?
Shippers in the cold chain industry are still wary as high wholesale food inventories and inflation could cause some depletion […]
Container Volume Drops Out on Both East and West Coast
Contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association have remained incredibly slow, which is causing […]
The Top Ten Ports in China in 2022
The past year was a significant year for the industry, especially in China. The total container throughput for all Chinese […]
What Lies Ahead? How Container Shipping is Riding the Waves of a New Era
The ocean container supply chain industry is rapidly changing. As time passes, old challenges become worries of the past as […]
What Will Post-2M Be Like for Maersk and MSC?
A recent shipping line shakeup has been one for the books. Last month, Maersk and MSC, the world’s two largest […]
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