With a nationwide rail shuttle network and growing container volumes, the Port of Gothenburg is described as being a pivotal factor in the emergence of the region as a logistics hub.
In the citation, the Gothenburg Region is described as being an “exceptional distribution location” with strong regional growth in the consumer market and in industry. The Port of Gothenburg is highlighted specifically as being a key reason for the award, and where rail logistics is an essential part.Read more
"We are pleased to have completed the sale of our Androscoggin and Stevens Point mills to Pixelle," said Verso Chief Executive Officer Adam St. John. "After the transaction, we will continue to be a debt-free company with significant manufacturing and financial flexibility, well positioned to enhance our competitive market position, effectively respond to industry trends and take advantage of low-risk, high-return opportunities that should create long-term value for all of our stakeholders."Read more
“In April last year, we announced our plans to build a cross-laminated timber (CLT) facility at Värö. We can now see that our investment in the CLT facility will also make it possible for us to improve the flow and customer offering for our sawn timber, and have therefore decided to make additional investments in Värö,” said Jörgen Lindquist, President of the Södra Wood business area.
Investment will mainly be focused on trimming and drying capacity, but also to some extent on log sorting as well as sawing and green sorting.Read more
FORS is a voluntary accreditation scheme for fleet operators that aims to raise the level of quality within fleet operations and to demonstrate which operators are achieving exemplary levels of best practice in safety, efficiency and environmental protection. It is the most well-recognized independent distribution accreditation in the UK, and all GPI-branded vehicles traveling around the UK now have this Gold standard accreditation displayed.Read more
"As the Georgia Ports Authority enters its 75th year, we are proud to follow in the tradition of those who came before us, making exciting advances in capacity and technology to ensure our terminals remain at the forefront of global commerce," Lynch said. "This is the largest addition of container terminal space in Savannah in more than 20 years, and represents a powerful opportunity for Georgia to take on new trade."Read more
„Dear Prime Minister:
As you are aware, the ongoing rail and other infrastructure blockades taking place in various parts of the country are creating severe problems for public services, Canadian businesses, workers and their families.Read more
Additionally, export spot rates to Asia are beginning to increase as space on vessels leaving US ports tightens. The World Container Index Los Angeles to Shanghai rate had climbed to $450 per FEU as of Feb. 13, from $355 on Dec. 12.
“The imminent thing is the escalating number of blank sailings. That is going to have an impact on the influx of equipment to the US,” said Uffe Ostergaard, president of Hapag-Lloyd Americas.Read more
NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2020 (Journal of Commerce) -Carriers are warning US exporters that with Chinese factories crippled for a third consecutive week and carrier announcements of more than 80 blank sailings in February and March, the shortage of empty containers beginning to surface in the US interior will intensify in the coming weeks.
Additionally, export spot rates to Asia are beginning to increase as space on vessels leaving US ports tightens. The World Container Index Los Angeles to Shanghai rate had climbed to $450 per FEU as of Feb. 13, from $355 on Dec. 12.Read more