The latest U.S. Labor Department data on sector employment shows a continued shift in retail jobs from brick-and-mortar stores to online shopping.Read more
Tesla’s unveiling of its first all-electric big rig has drawn immediate customers from among some of the country’s biggest trucking fleets, and symbolizes swiftly moving changes in commercial transportation.Read more
UPS and Shopify Inc. are unveiling a platform integration in time for the holiday shopping season that make UPS's premium services available to small businesses.Read more
After months of record-setting volume as retailers stocked up for a busy holiday season, imports at the nation’s major container ports should be essentially flat this month, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report.Read more
UPS Inc. has joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance, or BiTA, a forum for the development of blockchain technology standards and education for the freight industry.Read more
The CMA CGM Group said Tuesday it will equip its nine future ships of 22,000 TEUs delivered in 2020 with engines using liquefied natural gas.Read more
Walmart is considering the United States Postal Service's expanded Sunday deliveries option, which would allow for next-day deliveries from stores this holiday season.
The twin ports of Los Angeles-Long Beach, the country’s largest port complex, approved a plan on Thursday to slash air pollution by encouraging the phase-out of diesel trucks in favor of natural gas, and eventually zero-emissions trucks and cargo-handling equipment, over the next 20 years.
The Digital Age–new technologies, big data and the Internet of Things–will help reinvent the container shipping industry in coming decades.
By 2067, McKinsey & Co. believes the industry will have many new characteristics that will cause dynamic change, as detailed in a new study, “Container Shipping: The Next 50 Years.”