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Johnson faces pressure from business over post-Brexit trade deal
International Trade
Bloomberg | Top Story | January 07, 2020

Johnson faces pressure from business over post-Brexit trade deal

After feeling ignored over Brexit for the last four years, British business is hoping for a change of fortune in 2020.
Boeing reassigns 737 Max workers with factory shutdown looming

Bloomberg | January 06, 2020 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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Trump’s blacklisting of Huawei is failing to halt its growth

Bloomberg | January 06, 2020 | International Trade

In the days after the U.S. government said it would bar Huawei Technologies Co. from buying vital American components, the Chinese company’s founder, Ren Zhengfei, pulled together an emergency meeting of his top lieutenants at headquarters in Shenzhen. In a large conference room, the billionaire asked for a report from the head of each business unit on how they would be affected by the Trump administration’s ban, which blocks U.S. companies from supplying everything from semiconductors to softwa

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Baltimore’s EPA award will replace engines in dray trucks, cargo-handling equipment

AJOT | January 06, 2020 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore $1.8 million in Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funds to replace older diesel-powered equipment with newer, cleaner versions.

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Eric Anson named President of Transport America

AJOT | January 06, 2020 | Intermodal | Trucking | People | Appointments

Respected industry veteran brings proven leadership skills, experience to truckload operation

2019 volatility lifts freight derivative volumes

AJOT | January 06, 2020 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

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JetBlue moves to become first carbon-neutral US airline

Bloomberg | January 06, 2020 | Air Cargo | Airlines

JetBlue Airways Corp. said it will become the first large U.S. airline to offset emissions from all of its domestic flights, aiming to become carbon neutral by July as pressure grows on the industry from climate change activists.

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FIS Air Freight Report January 6, 2020

AJOT | January 06, 2020 | Air Cargo | General

With a sharp entry into 2020, a few lanes so show several severe price losses with China to Europe dropping 5 cents from last week, and Shanghai to Europe dropping a significant 17 cents.

US pays bulk of tariff costs as levies fail to save steel jobs

Bloomberg | January 06, 2020 | International Trade

Long Beach’s Cordero says investment in Zero Emissions key to long-term growth
Ports & Terminals
Stas Margaronis | Top Story | January 06, 2020

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Long Beach’s Cordero says investment in Zero Emissions key to long-term growth

Critics says the cost of doing business at Long Beach and Los Angeles is high and due in part to tough regulations on diesel emissions, however Mario Cordero, executive director of the Port of Long Beach remains optimistic.
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Averitt opens distribution center in Atlanta to serve Southeast transportation hub

AJOT | January 06, 2020 | Logistics

Averitt Express has opened a new distribution and fulfillment center in Atlanta, GA. Located just minutes from downtown and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the facility encompasses nearly 140,000 square feet of enclosed space to receive, manage, and distribute freight and inventory.

Paxxal Inc. Names Jeffrey Barlow as Chief Financial Officer

AJOT | January 06, 2020 | Shipping Technology | People | Appointments

Hapag-Lloyd issues notice for CAF Surcharge in North Europe

AJOT | January 06, 2020 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

Hapag-Lloyd issues notice for CAF surcharge for Mediterranean

AJOT | January 06, 2020 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

German car production drops to 23-year low on waning exports

Bloomberg | January 06, 2020 | International Trade

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Energy commodity prices rose more than other goods in 2019

AJOT | January 06, 2020 | Energy | By The Numbers

The energy portion of the S&P Goldman Sachs Commodity Index (GSCI) ended 2019 22% higher than it began the year. Price indexes for other commodity types also increased in 2019, but not as much as the energy commodity index.

CMA CGM announces port congestion surcharge in Libya

AJOT | January 06, 2020 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

Hapag-Lloyd announces revised fuel surcharge for France

AJOT | January 06, 2020 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

Hapag-Lloyd announces revised local charges for Lithuania

AJOT | January 06, 2020 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

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