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Ocean Cargo: Post-pandemic strategies take hold

Long “the sick man” of the transportation ecosystem, the container-shipping industry stands on the brink of a new era of sustainable profitability. But can carriers…

Ocean Freight: From famine to feast

It’s important to take note of the rapid adaptation by ocean carriers to the elastic demand in international freight in 2020. The owners and operators…

IMO-2020: The sky wasn’t falling

That makes this an excellent time to reevaluate shipper networks in terms of mode and carrier selection, with an eye toward improving supply chain performance.…

Bentz on IMO: IMO-2020, is the sky falling?

This makes a good understanding of how fuel and related costs are managed is critical to effectively managing supply chain performance and cost. Source: logistics…

Let’s get better prepared

This year was fairly apparent. The labor shortage across all logistics job titles along with the fact that very few shippers are even remotely aware…

Ocean: Protecting margins in a soft market

As 2019 began, we read several analyst reports predicting a more disciplined market with modest upward pressure on prices for ocean freight. Source: logistics Mgmt

2019 Ocean Cargo Roundtable: Past is prologue

The ocean cargo industry has been characterized of late as being plagued by cultural dysfunction, keeping it mired in a sea of debt and service…