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US port congestion leads to ‘intermodal’ surcharge

containers on a ship

Fee from transpacific lines reflects rising costs from box import boom and resulting driver shortages, slower trains and longer rail terminal dwell times

Panalpina delivers stable profits despite drop in air and ocean margins

Logistics business reports significantly improved results in first nine months, compensating for decline in freight forwarding yields

Lower bunker prices will not persuade vessels to pick up speed

Drewry says vessel slowed to tackle excess capacity as well as to cut fuel use

France mulls introduction of vignette for foreign trucks

Government seeks to compensate for revenue loss from abandoned HGV transit tax

Hong Kong export surge continues

Air freight volumes up 5.2% from world’s largest cargo airport