Chinese major box ports handle over 95 million TEUs in first months of 2023

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Chinese container ports have handled 95.4 million TEUs in the first four months of the year, translating to a year-on-year increase of 4.8%. The ports in China have also reported over 5.2 billion tonnes of cargo between January and April of 2023, representing a rise of 7.6% compared with the same period last year. The […]

CH Robinson selects Ford executive as its new CEO


Listen to the article 3 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. C.H. Robinson has tapped Ford executive Dave Bozeman as its next CEO. Dave Bozeman is the new CEO of C.H. Robinson. Provided by C.H. Robinson    Bozeman, who most recently served as vice president of Ford’s customer […]

K+N buys perishables specialist | Freight News


Swiss logistics multinational, Kuehne+Nagel, has announced its acquisition of Morgan Cargo, a perishables freight forwarder operating in South Africa, Kenya and the United Kingdom. Last year Morgan Cargo handled over 40 000 tonnes of air freight and more than 20 000 TEUs of sea freight globally. Their operations were supported by a team of approximately […]

Ports play a major role in reducing shipping emissions, highlighting the limitations of slow-steaming


The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has long been committed to reducing the industry’s carbon footprint, aiming for a minimum 50% reduction in GHG emissions by 2050 through stricter regulations and improved energy efficiency. However, recent discussions at the Green4Sea Forum in Athens have highlighted IMO’s challenges in developing credible plans and policies. Suppose the IMO […]

PepsiCo to close Indiana distribution center later this year


Listen to the article 3 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: PepsiCo plans to close a distribution center in Muncie, Indiana, “in the coming months” with work at the location being distributed to neighboring locations, the company said. The earliest the plant would close is September, […]

Improved capacity drops load shedding to Stage 3


South African power utility Eskom has announced that Stage 3 load shedding will be implemented during the evening peak periods, from 4 pm to midnight, until further notice. The power utility initially reduced load shedding to Stage 3 on Tuesday afternoon following a significant improvement in its power plant generation capacity. “Due to further improvement […]

Trelleborg invests in new facility for marine solutions in Vietnam


Trelleborg Group invests in a completely new manufacturing facility in Vietnam for mainly marine solutions, such as marine construction, infrastructure, and fenders. The manufacturing facility will be built in Ba Ria Vung Tau, near Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. It will meet future demands for both efficient production processes and sustainability, including solar panels, […]

Port of Oakland shuts down after longshore worker passes


The Port of Oakland shut down on Tuesday afternoon after a longshore worker passed away. “We just heard about the passing of a dockworker at the Port of Oakland,” Roberto Bernardo, director of communications at the Port of Oakland, said in an email to Supply Chain Dive. “The Port expresses its deepest condolences to their family […]

WaveBL raises US$26 million in latest funding round

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WaveBL, an electronic Bill of Lading (eBL) provider, has secured a US$26 million Series B Funding Round, which was led by US investment firm NewRoad Capital Partners. Existing investors ZIM, Marius Nacht, Contour Venture Partners, Frank Sica, and Techstars Central LLC also participated in this funding round, while there was a new investor, Reefknot Investments, backed […]