Monthly Archives: August 2016

Port Congestion might be getting worse.

Port Congestion Could Rise Following New Safety Requirements

Categories: BCO/Shipper, Trucking.

Exporting professionals have expressed worry that a┬ánew rule which kicked in on July 1, requiring shipping containers’ weight to be verified prior to loading, will have a detrimental effect on the industry and lead to port congestion. Manufacturing companies, retailers and farmers have expressed apprehension that the newly enacted amendment to the Safety of Life […]

Container Transport Services

Positive Retail News Could Boost Container Transport Services

Categories: Port Drayage.

As global shipping losses continue to slow and confidence steadily rebuilds from overcapacity concerns, recent news from the National Retail Federation has many logistics providers and transport coordinators increasingly hopeful. The NRF’s 2016 economic forecast projects retail industry sales growing at a higher rate than previously anticipated — 3.1 percent over the 10-year average of […]