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September 19, 2017


Beware of Bauxite

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued new warnings about the dangers of shipping bauxite. Bauxite is a commonly-shipped source of aluminum. A newly-identified phenomenon of “dynamic separation” when there is excess moisture in the cargo could significantly affect a vessel's stability,…

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May 18, 2017


Shipping Containers Find New Life

Innovative architects and designers around the world are finding new ways to repurpose old shipping containers, according to Popular Mechanics and the Wall Street Journal.

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May 8, 2017


Come See Us at Transport Logistic in Munich

Transport Logistic is the world's leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT, and supply chain management, and has been taking place in Munich since 1978. Also part of Transport Logistic is Air Cargo Europe, the industry gathering for the international…

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January 18, 2017


Harmonized System Updates

The World Customs Organization (WCO) updates the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System, or Harmonized System (HS), every five years. New classification decisions were made at the 58th Session of the Harmonized System Committee, and they have been released on the…

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January 18, 2017


Logistics Confidence Index Ends 2016 on Positive Note

Transport Intelligence reports that the Stifel Logistics Confidence Index hit its first positive reading in 15 months in December. The improvement in the overall Index was supported by broad gains, particularly in European forwarding activity and airfreight.

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