The Port of Savannah’s Garden City terminal received the first of four new neo-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes, and the remaining three will arrive by late April.
The Memphis, Tenn.-based integrator posted a net income of $562 million on revenues of $15 billion for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017, which ended Feb. 28, year-over-year increases of 10.8 percent and 18.1 percent, respectively.
One intermodal chassis provider, however, the North American Chassis Pool Cooperative, will maintain its current pricing for both pool and premium chassis despite increased labor costs and inventory and fleet enhancement efforts, NACPC said in a statement.
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Tom Cook, managing director of Blue Tiger International, discussed the negative effects of risk exposure in the global supply chain and how to manage those risks.
The World Shipping Council has warned of unintended consequences that would be detrimental to shippers if a rule was adopted that would limit situations in which detention and demurrage may be collected.
While air cargo is still in a fragile state, no matter what happens to the health of the industry, new regulations and challenges will abound in 2017, said Jon Ross, a former American Shipper editor who is an expert on the air cargo industry.