HAMBURG, Germany , Dec. 10, 2019 (Press Release) -Wholesale distributor Igepa in Aalter, Belgium receives approximately 4000 lorry loads of paper annually. The company now intends to replace 500 of these lorries with inland water transport. Why contribute to road congestion when you can use shipping instead? Igepa performed some calculations and then called on De Vlaamse Waterweg for support. On 10 December, the first paper barge made its trial run to Aalter.Read more
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 10, 2019 (Local News) -Thousands of truck drivers suddenly found themselves jobless -- many of them stranded midroute -- after Celadon Group abruptly filed for Chapter 11 protection this week and halted operations -- just days after two former executives were charged with securities fraud.Read more
SAVANNAH, GA, Dec. 10, 2019 (Press Release) -The Port of Savannah moved 363,000 twenty-foot equivalent container units in November, a 5.4 percent increase over the same month last year, or an additional 18,460 TEUs. For the fiscal year to date (July-November), the Georgia Ports Authority has handled nearly 2 million TEUs, an increase of 109,000 TEUs, or 5.8 percent.
The positive numbers achieved last month mean Savannah's Garden City Terminal has marked year-over-year increases for five consecutive months, and 34 out of the past 36 months.Read more
Saica, Carreras and Iveco are collaborating in a pilot project to use Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as fuel for mid and long distance freight transportation. LNG is the most ecological fuel for internal-combustion engines that currently exists.Read more
MONTREAL, Dec. 3, 2019 (Globe Newswire) -CN today announced that its recovery plan is on track and that it is revising its guidance following the impact of the 8-day strike.Read more
SAVANNAH, GA, Dec. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -The Georgia Ports Authority is on track to exceed 4.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units for the first time in a calendar year.
That level of trade would be a 14 percent increase over volumes moved through Savannah just three years ago, or an additional 550,000 TEUs. Over the same period, the Authority has increased the annual capacity at the Port of Savannah from 5 million to 5.5 million TEUs.Read more
KIRUNA,Sweden, Dec. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Kiruna Wagon has been commissioned to streamline Södra Skogsägarna's pulp transports by increasing wagon loading and unloading productivity.
The order comprises twenty-two wagons for Södra's pulp transports from the mill in Värö to the port in Varberg. Measuring twenty metres, the new wagon is almost twice as long as its predecessor and constitutes a productive solution, where the entire long side can be opened for maximum accessibility and safe loading and unloading with a clamp forklift.Read more
DALLAS, Dec. 2, 2019 (Business Wire) -Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, today announced the extension of its long-standing strategic partnership with Huhtamaki, Inc. A global specialist in food packaging, Huhtamaki is dedicated to making every consumer experience enjoyable, consistent, and safe. To support this mission, Huhtamaki has been on a successful journey with Transplace to continuously improve its supply chain visibility, network efficiency, and cost savings year-over-year.Read more