Panjiva data shows a drop in U.S.-bound shipments in March

Monday, April 20, 2020 · Jeff Berman
The ongoing impact of COVID-19, or coronavirus, was on full display in the declining number of United States-bound waterborne shipments, for the month of March, according to data recently issued by global trade intelligence firm Panjiva. March shipments—at 829,501—were off…

Meeting Fast Delivery Demands in a Dynamic Freight Environment

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 · Old Dominion
Logistics executives share their pain points heading into 2020 and the impact to their operations.

U.S.-bound waterborne shipments are down again in October, reports Panjiva

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 · Jeff Berman
October shipments, at 1,047,257, were off 8.9% annually on a preliminary basis, which was far steeper than September's 1.6% annual decline and the third quarter's 0.2% gain. Containerized freight shipments in October rose 7.5 On a year-to-date basis through October,…

The smart port of tomorrow

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 · Andre Wheeler
China's Belt Road Initiative may have as much to do with the development of tomorrow's ports than technology

Understanding the 2019 Ocean Freight Market Through the Lens of 2018

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 · Flexport
Here are four steps you can take now with your freight forwarder to navigate volatility for the year ahead.

Amazon’s dedication to flash and bang

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 · Gary Forger, special projects editor
Did you get your package from Amazon today? Good. But did you realize that Amazon is changing how it gets packages to you? If not, it's worth a few minutes to get caught up here.

NextGen Supply Chain Interview: Jim Tompkins

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 · Gary Forger, special projects editor
What Amazon needs to learn

Improving 3PL Relationships: Finding the right balance of expertise & trust

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · Patrick Burnson
When the “3PL Value Creation/North America Summit 2018” convenes in Chicago this month, shippers will hear from a diverse group of industry experts on how to drive the best deals with their lead providers in both the global and domestic arenas.

A better way to share the gains of collaborative shipping

Monday, October 29, 2018 · Robert Boute and Tom Van Steendam
Collaborative shipping typically leads to cost savings. However, it's not always easy to determine each partner's contribution to the gains and to share them accordingly. An industry-oriented method has been tested in a set of pilots and promises to be fair,…

NextGen Supply Chain: The emerging role for drones

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 · Bob Trebilcock
Drones are finding their niche in the supply chain, says Matt Yearling. It just might not be where you expected to find them.

Navis to Provides Weight-Verification Fields for SOLAS Mandates

Thursday, June 23, 2016 · Patrick Burnson
The shipping industry is scrambling to meet the new SOLAS requirements, and the available assistance from outside their respective organizations has been scarce.

Maritime Sector Copes With Talent Void

Thursday, June 23, 2016 · Patrick Burnson
While there is widespread concern about attracting new talent to the supply chain industry, it seems especially acute in the maritime sector.

Caribbean Basin Supply Chains: Part III

Monday, June 20, 2016 · Patrick Burnson
Cuba's TC Mariel container terminal has already planned its transformation into a major trans-shipment hub after the U.S. trade embargo ends

Caribbean Basin Supply Chains: Part II

Monday, June 20, 2016 · Patrick Burnson
Puerto Rico looms large for ocean carriers calling Florida's ports, too.

Decline in U.S-bound Ocean Cargo Reported by Panjiva

Friday, April 29, 2016 · Jeff Berman
March shipments at 798,180 trailed February by 12 percent and were down 19 percent annually. For the entire first quarter, shipments were relatively flat annually, rising 0.27 percent to 2,587,988.



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