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Saudi imports from Turkey hit all-time low as spat grips goods

Bloomberg | February 24, 2021 | International Trade

Biden to order supply chain review as chip shortage idles plants

Bloomberg | February 24, 2021 | International Trade

US freeze chills Asian plastic makers as feedstocks soar

Bloomberg | February 24, 2021 | Energy News | International Trade

Heathrow touts U.K. to lead long-haul flight revival

Bloomberg | February 24, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports

Taiwan’s January export orders jump 49%, beating estimates

Bloomberg | February 24, 2021 | International Trade

Air cargo remains single bright spot for aviation in 2021

Bloomberg | February 23, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters

Air travel quarantines are getting longer and lonelier

Bloomberg | February 23, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports

Biden, Trudeau bypass tension for unity on virus, China, climate

Bloomberg | February 23, 2021 | International Trade

GSC Logistics’ Arsenault hails CMA CGM’s first port of call at Oakland
GSC Logistics’ Arsenault hails CMA CGM’s first port of call at Oakland

Stas Margaronis | February 23, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

The decision by French ocean carrier CMA CGM to make the Port of Oakland its first port of call in a new service from Asia is a reflection of importers and exporters developing new markets closer to their customers: “First-call status demonstrates the market is viewing the Port of Oakland more strategically which will attract increased cargo volumes,” says GSC Logistics Harbor Trucking President Dave Arsenault.

Biden, Trudeau hold online talks as US-Canada tensions linger

Bloomberg | February 23, 2021 | International Trade

Boeing’s deepening 787 inspections point to risk of longer delay

Bloomberg | February 23, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

JAXPORT unveils new Strategic Master Plan during 2021 State of the Port address
JAXPORT unveils new Strategic Master Plan during 2021 State of the Port address

AJOT | February 23, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Chairman Jamie Shelton and Chief Executive Officer Eric Green unveiled the port’s new 2020-2025 Strategic Master Plan during today’s virtual State of the Port address. The plan was developed by JAXPORT’s senior leadership team with support from international maritime consultant Martin Associates. 

Pelican BioThermal announces latest distributor partnerships
Pelican BioThermal announces latest distributor partnerships

AJOT | February 23, 2021 | Logistics

Pelican BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, announces additional distributor partnerships, expanding the company’s growing global network. Pelican BioThermal continues to expand its worldwide distributor base, providing comprehensive customer convenience with the announcement of commercial collaborations with Sharkmed Oy in Finland and Corena Pharmaceutical Wholesaler located in Turkey.

GlobalTranz reports 40 percent Q4 revenue growth

AJOT | February 23, 2021 | Logistics

[FBX Weekly] Demand for ocean freight still-surging from Asia-US, even with CNY behind us
[FBX Weekly] Demand for ocean freight still-surging from Asia-US, even with CNY behind us

AJOT | February 23, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

Key insights: Still-surging US demand for Chinese imports saw Asia-US West Coast ocean rates climb more than 5% again this week, at a time when demand for ocean freight (and spot rates) normally level off and begin to decrease in the weeks after Chinese New Year (see chart below). 

Geek+ and myEnso partner to reshape the German food market with smart logistics robots
Geek+ and myEnso partner to reshape the German food market with smart logistics robots

AJOT | February 23, 2021 | Logistics

Geek+, a global AMR-leader, has announced that Geek+ has been selected by myEnso, a German-based pioneer in online grocery, to upgrade the company’s DC for FMCG with a state-of-the-art goods-to-person robotics solution. Having received governmental support and financing, the robotics-driven e-commerce platform will enable regional producers, startups, as well as well-known brands to connect and serve online shoppers all over Germany.

EIA publishes a ratio of revenues-to-costs to explain power plant additions
EIA publishes a ratio of revenues-to-costs to explain power plant additions

AJOT | February 23, 2021 | Energy News

A supplemental report to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook 2021 (AEO2021) describes how EIA uses a ratio of a power plant’s revenue to its cost (or value-cost ratio) as a simple metric to explain the economic competitiveness and, in turn, the types of power plants most likely to be built in EIA’s long-term model for the U.S. energy sector.

CSafe Global adds new hub locations in Luxembourg and Italy
CSafe Global adds new hub locations in Luxembourg and Italy

AJOT | February 23, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Technology

CSafe Global, the innovation leader in temperature-controlled container solutions for the transport of life-enhancing pharmaceuticals, is once again expanding their global footprint opening two new hub operations in Luxembourg and Florence, Italy.

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