Muli-Billion Pound Fight Against European Truck Cartel

The Road Haulage Association has won the very first legal battle to secure compensation for truck operators who have suffered financially because of the unlawful price-fixing by major European truck manufacturers. Here’s a closer look at the case.   CAT Sides with FTA The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) entirely sided with the RHA that its

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US Ports Fare Well in Congressional Appropriations

Members from the US who are a part of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) are happy to learn that many port-related programs pushed by the AAPA are included in the legislative appropriation package recently released by Congress. Once the funding is allocated, ports will be able to deliver goods, employment, and the overall

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Second Best October for Long Beach

The changing tariffs of 2019 have indeed impacted cargo volumes on a massive scale; however, this year, the Port of Long Beach had its second busiest October in its long 108-year history. Let’s take a look at what made this October different from the rest. The History of Port Long Beach Port Long Beach has

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Cleaning German Port’s Air

Because of a worldwide push for more use of renewable energy sources, the German government is now launching appropriate measures to promote shore-powered energy. Let’s take a closer look at these new changes. Keep German Port Cities Cleaner As an exporting country, Germany depends on seaports. Also, more and more people are choosing cruises as

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Investment in US Infrastructure

In 2009 the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program was started to help repair America’s infrastructure. It was renamed Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) by the Trump administration, and it’s recent $900 million in funds was just awarded to 55 projects in 35 different states. Let’s take a closer look at

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Charleston Port Touts Coming Boosts in Throughput Capacity

Recently the South Carolina Ports Authority outlined a plan to utilize 19,000 TEU container ships using new large cranes. The vision also includes better use of land, deeper harbors and a container terminal to be opened in 2021. Let’s take a closer look at this project.   Lots of Money Spent Over $1.7 billion will

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Making Our Roads Virtually Safe

Virtual reality has overgone quite a bit of advancement as of late, and it’s not just for gamers anymore. It can be used in education and training in many industries. For example, VR can be used by trucking companies to train their drivers on how to properly drive and park in various situations. Road-related accidents

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Trans-Atlantic Carriers Boosting Capacity Ahead of Tariffs

Trans-Atlantic carriers are boosting total capacity from Europe to American by more than 10%. The US has imposed more than $7.5 billion in tariffs on goods from Europe, which can potentially threaten the almost 7% volume growth seen this year.   Trade Will Increase North Europe and East Coast US trade capacity will increase over

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The Reality of Warehouse Shortages

Planning for the holiday season sometimes starts years in advance in the logistics sector. The uncertainty with the current Brexit situation has left businesses in the UK scrambling to stockpile goods to prevent potential shortages. All this stockpiling has left warehouses stuffed to the brim. The reality of warehouse shortages is affecting the entire logistics

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Boxing Smart

Oversized boxes can be quite the headache, both on the sending and receiving end. Nevertheless, oversized boxes are still used in the shipping industry. Why? Let’s take a look at some ways the shipping industry is trying to move towards smarter boxing.   Big Box Woes According to customer surveys, receiving giant boxes much bigger

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