LOS ANGELES — Thieves have been raiding cargo containers aboard trains nearing downtown Los Angeles for months, taking packages belonging to people across the U.S. and leaving the tracks blanketed with discarded boxes.
Ships looking to avoid COVID-induced delays in China are making a beeline for Shanghai, causing growing congestion at the world’s biggest container port.
Asia-US air freight rates have soared to new record highs in the last few weeks, as supply-chain bottlenecks drove more and more shippers to the constrained air freight capacity available to get goods to customers ahead of winter holiday deadlines.
Forward Air announced Wednesday a 7.9% general rate increase (GRI) for rates based on tariffs. The company said some accessorial and minimum charges will be raised as well. The changes take effect Feb. 1.
Vietnam’s exports have bounced back quickly after months of lockdown, boosting freight rates and leaving forwarders fighting for space. Strict social distancing in South Vietnam ended in early October, but not before a 6.
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach for a second time have postponed collection of a new surcharge on long-dwelling containers, saying progress by ocean carriers and shippers has reduced the amount of aging containers on the docks by a third. Fees will not be assessed before Nov.
U.S. truck drivers will only be able to enter Canada if they are fully vaccinated starting Jan. 15, under new requirements announced Friday. The vaccination requirement, which will apply to most essential workers, comes as Canadian truckers face a similar mandate from the U.S. from Pocket https://ift.tt/3led5q7 via IFTTT
LONG BEACH, Calif., November 10, 2021—The West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) today announced that the Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF) at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will be temporarily adjusted from December 1, 2021, through January 31, 2022, subject to regulatory clearance by the Federal Maritime Commission. During this period, there will be […]
It came down to the wire, but the highly controversial Los Angeles/Long Beach congestion fee backed by the Biden administration is not happening — at least, not yet. from Pocket https://ift.tt/3niv4wG via IFTTT
The northeastern port city of Dalian in China is being a third round of lockdowns and quarantine as the city has been linked to a new wave of the Delta variant of COVID-19. Health officials have begun closing non-essential businesses including at least parts of the port operation. from Pocket https://ift.tt/3Hia0P2 via IFTTT