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Borderlands: Eternity Group Mexico unveils tool for shippers to monitor carbon footprint

This week in Borderlands: Eternity Group Mexico unveils a tool for shippers to monitor their carbon footprints; Finkargo closes a $20 million Series A funding round; cargo-partner launches a cross-border shipping solution; and SKU Distribution receives foreign trade zone status for its Arizona warehouse.

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Container News

Container Shipping

Katoen Natie to invest $60M at Norfolk plastic resin export facilities

Belgium-based logistics provider Katoen Natie is expanding warehousing and rail facilities at its Norfolk, Virginia, operations, to support the export market for plastic resins.

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Air Cargo

Eric Kulisch Thursday, November 16, 2023

GlobalX Airlines defies cargo trend with fleet strategy

Global Crossing Airlines, a 2-year-old hybrid carrier that provides supplemental airlift to customers that rent the entire plane, is taking a long-term view toward cargo expansion at a time when freight demand is very soft.

Air Cargo

Eric Kulisch Wednesday, November 15, 2023

DHL Express upsizes Hong Kong air hub

DHL Express has doubled the size of its Asia air hub in Hong Kong.

Air Cargo

Eric Kulisch Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Korean Air says Amerijet-Maersk cargo partnership violates trade agreement

U.S. cargo airline Amerijet accuses Korean Air of protectionism. Korean Air says Amerijet is trying to cover up the true nature of its relationship with Maersk Air Cargo because it violates air transport rules.

Air Cargo

Eric Kulisch Tuesday, November 14, 2023

ATI cargo pilots give union power to call a strike

Cargo pilots at Air Transport International are frustrated by the pace of negotiations for a labor deal and ready to go on strike.

American Shipper

Lori Ann LaRocco Monday, November 13, 2023

CMA CGM investing in US infrastructure to control its destiny

CMA CGM, like many other carriers, is reporting serious revenue loss. The North America president and CEO goes into detail with American Shipper and explains why the company is investing in more physical infrastructure.

Air Cargo

Eric Kulisch Monday, November 13, 2023

Cargojet founder Virmani passes torch to co-CEOs

Freighter airline Cargojet announced that founder and CEO Ajay Virmani is leaving that role to be executive chairman, with two top lieutenants stepping in as co-CEOs.

Trade Compliance

Air Cargo

Eric Kulisch Thursday, August 31, 2023

Mexican cargo airline accused of labor violations under USMCA

The U.S. is pressing Mexico to review a complaint by pilots at Mas that they were harassed over associations with a labor union.

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china container port
A clipboard with business papers titled Trade Financing.
Thursday, October 20, 2022

Trade and Compliance

Flexport juices trade finance program with $200M credit line from KKR


Trucking Equipment

Alan Adler Friday, November 10, 2023

Volvo Group wins bid for bankrupt Proterra battery assets

Sweden’s Volvo Group was selected as the winning bidder for the battery and charging assets of bankrupt Proterra Inc.

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Friday, November 3, 2023


DOT pumping more truck capacity into US ports

Pete Buttigieg at an EV charging event in February 2022.
Wednesday, September 20, 2023


Lawmakers drag Buttigieg into UAW fight

U.S. Department of Transportation headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, August 31, 2023


Freight interests frustrated with leadership vacuum at DOT

Shipping + Maritime


Greg Miller Thursday, November 9, 2023

Panama Canal crisis forces US farm exports to detour through Suez

U.S. agribulk exports to Asia are taking the longer route via the Suez Canal due to Panama transit restrictions.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2023


CN to offer intermodal service via Gulfport

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a photo of a ship headed into Savannah; a 2024 port workers strike has been threatened

Shipper's Perspective


Rachel Premack Thursday, October 5, 2023

What’s behind the reports of ‘unprecedented’ retail theft

Practically every retail chain in the U.S. has been sounding the alarms on external theft. It’s not as simple as it seems.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2023


The future of procurement 

Thursday, June 29, 2023

Shippers Perspective

5 things shippers should know about real-time freight procurement

Boxes in delivery truck.
Friday, April 14, 2023

Shippers Perspective

How should small-package shippers choose delivery partners?

Air Cargo

Air Cargo

Eric Kulisch Friday, November 10, 2023

Cargojet to sell off new B757 freighters, pause 767 conversions

Cargojet wants to dump eight aircraft that were part of of its growth strategy and postpone converting two more aircraft into cargo jets as the weak cargo market shrinks profit margins.

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Fuel News

John Kingston Monday, November 27, 2023

Benchmark diesel price down again as OPEC+ meeting looms this week

The DOE/EIA diesel price declined for the eighth time in the past 10 weeks.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Trucking Regulation

Epstein lays out benefits — and morality — of fossil fuel use

A flatbed commercial truck passes a sign that reads "Welcome to Gerogia"
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Fuel News

Georgia extends fuel tax suspension again 



Ashley Coker Monday, November 27, 2023

Projected 2024 industry trends position rail as optimal shipping option

Next year’s transportation environment is expected to see gains in three key areas: service, sustainability and technology. Rail has made strides in all three, making it a viable, affordable option for shippers.


Joanna Marsh Monday, November 27, 2023

CSX eyes wheel bearing as cause of Kentucky derailment

A failed wheel bearing may have caused the derailment of a CSX train in Kentucky last week.


Joanna Marsh Friday, November 24, 2023

FRA wants railroads to bolster winter operation procedures

Using technology to assess adverse weather impacts in real time and working with other railroads to adopt best practices were two of the Federal Railroad Administration’s recommendations.


John Gallagher Friday, November 24, 2023

Railroads take on EPA’s pollution-reporting proposal

EPA’s proposal to consider mandating air pollution reporting could place new burdens on rail yards and rail carriers, critics say.


Joanna Marsh Thursday, November 23, 2023

CSX train derailment in Kentucky prompts evacuations, state of emergency declaration

A CSX train carrying molten sulfur derailed and caught fire on Wednesday north of Livingston, Kentucky, prompting a voluntary evacuation and state of emergency declaration.


Joanna Marsh Wednesday, November 22, 2023

STB extends deadline for additional feedback on proposed reciprocal switching rule

In light of the numerous comments that the Surface Transportation Board received on its proposed reciprocal switching rule, the board has extended a deadline for additional feedback by two weeks.


Noi Mahoney Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Mexico orders railroads to prioritize passenger train services over freight operations

Mexico orders private freight rail companies to prioritize passenger service over their normal freight operations.

Sponsored Insights

FreightWaves Staff Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Could J.B. Hunt, BNSF alliance on Quantum change next decade in freight?

J.B. Hunt and BNSF Railway are heralding a new era in freight transport with an intermodal partnership called Quantum. With it, they hope to add enough value to win market share from truckload freight.


John Kingston Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Freight rail execs seeing some ‘green shoots’ for beleaguered sector

A leading industry conference in New York about the state of railroads was unusually positive this year.


John Kingston Friday, November 17, 2023

STB’s Oberman rips into Union Pacific CEO Vena

Outgoing STB Chair Martin Oberman had harsh words for Union Pacific at the RailTrends conference.

FreightWaves News

Layoffs and Bankruptcies

Alan Adler Monday, November 27, 2023

Lion Electric lays off 150 employees

Canada-based electric trucking startup Lion Electric cuts 10% of head count to reduce costs as it seeks profitability.

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Monday, November 27, 2023

Parcel Freight

Thinking inside the box

convoy trucking layoffs
Friday, November 24, 2023

Layoffs and Bankruptcies

The biggest freight brokerage layoffs and bankruptcies in 2023

Friday, November 24, 2023

Electric Trucks

Ree Automotive: Business life during wartime