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News & Notes - April 18

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 2:24 PM | Anna Thies (Administrator)

Port News

SC Port Authority Sees Second Strongest Month for Container Volume in History (Transportation News)

Truck Explosion at Wando Terminal Under OSHA Investigation (Live 5)

Port of Houston Restricts Containerships at Request of Energy Companies (Lloyd’s List)

OCEMA, GPA and SCPA Agree on South Atlantic Chassis Pool 2.0 (AJOT)

Witnesses Say Harbor Maintenance Funding Crucial (American Shipper)


One in 5 Managers Want to Leave Shipping (Shipping Watch)

Digital Association of Major Carriers Officially Formed (Port Tech)

US Imposes Sanctions on 4 Shipping Companies (Shipping Watch)

Hapag-Lloyd Has Identified 12 Measures Where Service Must Be Improved (Shipping Watch)


J.B.Hunt Profit Rises, But Lower Volumes Weigh on Results (WSJ)

Truck Driver Shortage May Reach 900,000 by 2027 (American Shipper)

Data Quality is Critical to Drive Insights on Trucking Operations (Freightwaves)

Ancra, Cargo Securement with Automated Decking System (Freightwaves)

Logistics/Supply Chain

Ace Hardware Rolls Out Buy Online, Deliver From Store (Digital Commerce)

Mastery Logistics Systems Makes Entrance into TMS Market (Logistics Mgt)

A Majority of Retailers Struggle with Inventory Forecasting (Supply Chain)

In the Warehouse of the Future, Time is of the Essence (Supply Chain)


New U.S. Aluminum Mill, Largest in Decades (WSJ)

Muffin Man, Inc Launching Laurens County Operations (SC Commerce)


LockerGoga Virus was Used in Strike that Crippled Operations  (WSJ)

Shipping Should be on Red Alert for Cyber Risks (American Shipper)


Mariner Dies After Dredge Workboat Capsizes (GCaptain)

Cocaine Stash Found Attached to LNG Carriers Rudder (Maritime Executive)

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