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SMC3 technology platform assists LTL through change
  SMC3 technology platform assists LTL through change

May 24 2021 at 07:24 AM | Intermodal News | Road

One year back, less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation was in a tailspin. The pandemic had triggered a lockdown. The economy was cratering. Orders were summarily cancelled. Shippers, wholesalers and merchants were desperately trying to survive, and carriers were caught up in the downward spiral.

Lynden helps deliver critical vaccines and supplies to far flung Alaskan communities
  Lynden helps deliver critical vaccines and supplies to far flung Alaskan communities

Apr 19 2021 at 02:56 PM | Project / Heavy Lift News

As the dominant freight transport operator in Alaska, Lynden has decades of experience figuring out how to deliver goods to far-flung towns in villages spread out over vast territory. That’s centered on multi-modal transport — planes, barges, trucks — but also includes the recent development of such novel kinds of carriers as the Pistenbully Snowcat. (More about that in a bit.)

Latin American exports of fruits prove resilient
  Latin American exports of fruits prove resilient

Apr 05 2021 at 08:01 AM | International Trade | Commodity

Latin America’s exports of fruits have been tested by two seasons under the cloud of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Largest supply chain effort ever undertaken
COVID-19: Largest supply chain effort ever undertaken

Mar 17 2021 at 12:32 PM | Shipping Technology

AEB is another software provider with deep ties to global trade and logistics.

New logistics’ technology emerges from COVID vaccine distribution’s complexities
  New logistics’ technology emerges from COVID vaccine distribution’s complexities

Mar 08 2021 at 08:22 AM | Logistics

A company based in Iceland has developed a data-logger solution for monitoring temperature standards for COVID-19 vaccines across the globe.

Chile presents model of efficiency in vaccine logistics effort
  Chile presents model of efficiency in vaccine logistics effort

Mar 08 2021 at 08:00 AM | Logistics

How Chile’s cool logistics efficiency met the vaccination challenge.

Biden Administration hits reset button for international trade
  Biden Administration hits reset button for international trade

Feb 08 2021 at 08:00 AM | International Trade

The Biden Administration will have to address numerous trade related issues in the coming months. It’s expected the administration will make moves back to a multilateral trading system but what will that mean in real world terms?

New Brexit-era regulations add “red tape” and confusion to EU-UK trade
New Brexit-era regulations add “red tape” and confusion to EU-UK trade

Jan 18 2021 at 10:00 AM | International Trade

While this could just be a case of early teething problems, logistics specialists and trade analysts fear it’s more likely a portent of the difficulties to come moving cargo to and from Britain.

Is the electric semi ready to charge down a highway near you?
  Is the electric semi ready to charge down a highway near you?

Dec 21 2020 at 12:41 PM | Shipping Technology

No doubt the electric semi is on its way, but it may take some time to replace the ubiquitous tractor trailers churning over the nation’s freeways. But by the late 2030s the sound of the grinding grunt of diesels may be replaced by the near-silent whirr of electric motors.

No-deal Brexit “carnage” for logistics’ sector
  No-deal Brexit “carnage” for logistics’ sector

Dec 21 2020 at 12:40 PM | International Trade

European Union and British negotiators continue last-ditch efforts to fashion a free-trade pact. Otherwise, the United Kingdom will start the new year with what is called a no-deal Brexit, a nightmare of tariffs-laden trade that would batter the UK economy and depress commerce in Europe as a whole.

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