Iran, US and Saudi warships in tense Yemen standoff

Logistics Middle East

Iran sends warships to escort cargo ship into US and Saudi controlled waters off Yemen

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Korean Air Cargo expands Tehran commitment

Logistics Middle East

Korean Air Cargo and Uzbekistan Airways have launched a new cargo partnership in Tehran following the removal of some sanctions on Iran

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VIDEO: Saudi fighter jets intercept Iranian cargo plane

Logistics Middle East

New video emerges of Saudi fighter jets trying to force an Iranian cargo plane to turn back from Iran

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Rail line connecting Iran & Iraq to launch soon

Logistics Middle East

Per year, 200 million tonnes of cargo is expected to be transported

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Global Logistics—January 2015

Inbound Logistics

United States gives Mexican truck drivers the green light for cross-border moves; Uber pilots cargo service in Hong Kong; Latin American rail freight market ripe for investment; Panama Canal Authority restructures its toll system; Turkey and Iran toil over truck fees; Global airfreight market set for steady growth; Lithuania railroad faces antitrust inquiry over competitive switching practices

This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

For Power Tools Sold In Iran. are set to launch on Friday [March 29, 2019], testing whether an old-school industry will embrace a new financial tool designed to protect cargo haulers and shippers against swings in freight rates.” “I am playing rugby this semester,” my daughter, a freshman in college, announced a few weeks ago.

Freight Rates News December 2015

Freightos

First up, no surprises, China slowdown and depressed commodity prices, then the lifting of sanctions on Iran. OUR TAKE A tonic for the (following) Carriers & Cargo section. CARRIER & CARGO: CHOPPY SEAS AHEAD FOR CARRIERS. Freight Rates News. Freight and logistics trends that rate in the news. DECEMBER 2015. We summarize key monthly trends in six sections. Prefer to find news yourself? Check out our roundup of nearly 100 digital logistics/supply chain sources.

Global Logistics—January 2015

Inbound Logistics

United States gives Mexican truck drivers the green light for cross-border moves; Uber pilots cargo service in Hong Kong; Latin American rail freight market ripe for investment; Panama Canal Authority restructures its toll system; Turkey and Iran toil over truck fees; Global airfreight market set for steady growth; Lithuania railroad faces antitrust inquiry over competitive switching practices

China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

The huge build-up of containers at China’s docks has created a major ocean freight imbalance, with a shortage of cargo in US and European ports and a shortfall in boxes needed by Western exporters to ship products to other parts of the world. In response to the constraints on belly capacity, outbound cargo-only flights from China are increasing and are above 2019 levels. Cargo airports in Europe have been significantly affected by belly capacity losses due to flight bans.

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The need to know

EFT

sanctions imposed on Iran’s shipping network took effect on Monday, months after they were announced in December following accusations of supporting proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Water levels on the Rhine in Germany have risen after rain in the past week but are still too shallow for cargo vessels to sail fully loaded on northern sections of the river, traders said on Monday. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Ports See Costly Delays as Cargo Ships, Volumes Grow (WSJ – sub. US Navy to accompany US-flagged ships in Persian Gulf after Iran seizes vessel (Fox News). My wife and I visited my fourth grade son’s class this morning to see the work they’ve done the past few weeks.

10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

Iran’s sanction removal, agreement on the Pacific Trade Deal ). Rumors are flying of an Amazon air cargo operation. 10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. There’s been several great predictions for logistics in 2016. We’re taking another approach, and are sharing some predictions that go against the grain. From praising China’s “slowdown” to the benefits of overcapacity (for some), we’re kicking back against some industry givens. Loading.

Alliances, Carriers and Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

With container ships jumping from 5,000 TEU Panamax to 23,000 TEU Mega jumbos, carriers need huge amounts of cargo to fill these ships – and that’s only possible with cooperative vessel-sharing agreements. However returning to profitability remains unlikely as HMM noted in its gloomy 2019 outlook: “Uncertainty over the cargo volumes in 2019 will continue due to the concerns of a global economic slowdown, Brexit, and the US-China trade conflict. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

Iran’s sanction removal, agreement on the Pacific Trade Deal ). Rumors are flying of an Amazon air cargo operation. 10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. There’s been several great predictions for logistics in 2016. We’re taking another approach, and are sharing some predictions that go against the grain. From praising China’s “slowdown” to the benefits of overcapacity (for some), we’re kicking back against some industry givens. Loading.

And the Oscar Goes to.

Tailwind

‘Ben Affleck… in CARGO!’ He just had to get those 7 loads out of Iran right after the student- led revolution against the Shah. And the Oscar Goes to. And the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor goes to. ’ I knew he’d get it. Staying at the Canadian embassy and all - helping them get out of the country as part of a Canadian movie – god, have you ever watched a Canadian movie?