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.
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, 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.
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+, 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.
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.
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.