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LATAM pandemic recovery underway
  LATAM pandemic recovery underway

Oct 11 2021 at 06:38 PM | International Trade

Damage Done. When COVID-19 hit Latin America and the Caribbean in 2020, the region was already reeling with economic and political uncertainty threatening in some fashion nearly every nation from Mexico to Argentina.

Timber!!! – The ups and downs of the volatile forest products market
  Timber!!! – The ups and downs of the volatile forest products market

Sep 23 2021 at 08:01 AM | International Trade | Commodity

In the past twelve months, prices for lumber and forest products hit a historic high and then pricing crashed. What’s next?

Revisitng the Heartland Corridor project 11 years later
  Revisitng the Heartland Corridor project 11 years later

Sep 13 2021 at 11:11 AM | Intermodal News | Rail

It’s almost exactly 11 years since the “Heartland Corridor” opened for business, providing an intermodal link from the Port of Norfolk, Virginia to, as the name implies, the U.S. Midwest “Heartland” with Chicago as the nominal end point.

It’s a matter of trusts… Kansas City Southern saga begins again
  It’s a matter of trusts… Kansas City Southern saga begins again

Sep 13 2021 at 11:05 AM | Intermodal News | Rail

On August 31st, the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) rejected the “voting trust” proposed by the Canadian National Railway (CN) in its pursuit to procure Kansas City Southern (KCS) rail.

Hong Kong’s trading future
  Hong Kong’s trading future

Aug 23 2021 at 07:35 AM | International Trade

Under the slogan “One Country Two Systems,” Hong Kong enjoyed more economic freedom than any nation in the world.

Top 100 Containerports: Containerization’s great rebound…and why
  Top 100 Containerports: Containerization’s great rebound…and why

Jun 21 2021 at 09:09 AM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

There have been very few years in which global container throughput – TEUs handled by containerports – has failed to grow…that is until the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown global economies.

CIT: Digitizing the chassis business
  CIT: Digitizing the chassis business

May 24 2021 at 07:29 AM | Shipping Technology

Make no mistake about it. The chassis business is tough. Keeping a chassis available and knowing where the chassis is (and has been) and what it will be doing next is difficult to track. Making sure that it is road-worthy requires constant care and attention to detail and doing that all cost effectively is challenging. That’s where CIT comes in.

Demand for US agricultural products booming
  Demand for US agricultural products booming

May 24 2021 at 07:00 AM | International Trade | Commodity

The demand for U.S. agricultural products is booming. But the future may hinge on a fragile deal.

Tide lifts all ships: MPVs boosted by dry bulk sector
  Tide lifts all ships: MPVs boosted by dry bulk sector

May 10 2021 at 08:00 AM | Maritime News | Bulk

The dry bulk shipping market is experiencing a boom market that extends from the largest classes of ore carriers down to even handy-sized carriers

Super cycle: Dry bulk shipping making historic run
  Super cycle: Dry bulk shipping making historic run

May 10 2021 at 08:00 AM | Maritime News | Bulk

With May here, surprisingly the Baltic Dry Bulk Index (BDI) breached 3,000 points. It’s the highest the BDI has reached in over a decade. It’s no surprise that the underpinnings of the BDI surge are the demand in China. Still, the surge has many contributing, and potentially volatile, components. And the question is how long will the upside of the super cycle last?

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