Trans-Pacific eastbound slot tensions mount as rolled cargoes rise

Tensions between container lines and some US importers and forwarders are building as tight capacity management and a surge in Asia-US spot rates are drawing accusations that carriers are artificially propping up rates with two dozen blank sailings scheduled from early June to early August.
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Transportation Industry Monthly: Trend Analysis: June 16, 2020

Key themes in report: U.S. Trucking Trends, Global Airfreight, Containerized Ocean Freight, Rail Trends.
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JOC Uncharted: Episode 5

The fifth episode of JOC Uncharted, available at 11 a.m. Eastern, features a one-on-one conversation with Inna Kuznetsova, CEO of 1010Data, where she shares how retailers are wrestling with the historic unpredictability of demand amid COVID-19’s ravaging effects on consumption.
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U.S. and China Diverge in Recovery, Setting Stage for More Trade Conflict

The economic responses to the coronavirus in the U.S. and China have put the two economies on a collision course, with America…
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Digitizing Your Supply Chain in 2020

The days of manual processes are gone and making decisions with data and insights is now more important than ever. Digitization provides these solutions. Emerging technologies are dominating conversations within the logistics and supply chain industries. In an age of rising customer demands and competition fueled by the ‘Amazon effect’ — data-driven…
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