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C.H. Robinson warns on port surcharges as shipping soars

Freight forwarder C.H. Robinson has advised its customers that surcharges will be applied for drayage services at the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and New York as capacity is “presently insufficient to satisfy demand due to vessel bunching and increased volumes in recent months”. Shipments... Read more →


Panama Canal misses out on Asia-U.S. trade recovery bonanza

The Panama Canal has seen a continued downturn in traffic in the wake of COVID-19 disruptions to global shipping. Total transits fell by 16.5% year over year in September despite a marked surge in global trade volumes. While the Canal offers a faster route to the U.S. east coast from Asia in n... Read more →


Volkswagen finds sea shipping a better way after rail disruptions

Volkswagen has started exporting cars to the U.S. from Mexico via the port of Lazaro Cardenas, avoiding congested roads and protest-afflicted rail routes. Volkswagen’s exports from Mexico have struggled to recover after COVID-19 related factory closures in May. Shipments including the Audi Q5 ... Read more →


Maersk, MSC lead shipping as Houston looks for liftoff

The Port of Houston is planning a long-term expansion strategy that could include a third terminal or an inland port. The latter is becoming an increasingly common route for ports to expand without stressing seaside infrastructure. Containerized freight handling through the port rose by 8.9% a... Read more →

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