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Port of Oakland exports were up 10 percent in September

A year-long export rally is barreling ahead at the Port of Oakland. The Port said today that September containerized export volume soared 10 percent compared to 2015. It was the eighth increase in nine months and the first double-digit jump since...

21 January 2020
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Trucking volumes hurt by U.S. inventory glut in 2016

The American Trucking Associations' (ATA) Chief Economist Bob Costello said, the trucking industry has seen soft volumes in 2016 due to bloated inventories and a weak manufacturing environment. "The current cycle of larger than normal inventories has taken longer than usual...

21 January 2020
Categories: Freight News


Breakbulk carriers squeezed by container, simple bulk sectors

According to the latest Multipurpose Shipping Market Review and Forecaster report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry, the last three months have been some of the worst the multipurpose and project carrier sector has endured in living memory. The breakbulk...

21 January 2020
Categories: Freight News