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Shippers call on government to crack down on striking South Korean truckers

South Korea president is preparing another executive order to compel truckers to return to work as the 12-day strike increases in intensity.

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New US shipping law sparks surge in litigation against box lines

Shippers in America are rushing to post complaints against carriers at a rate of over 30 cases a month.

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Georgia Ports Authority puts customers, drivers first as demand surges

Shifting volumes have brought more traffic to Southeast ports.

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Positive news for shipping as China eases covid restrictions

In the wake of unprecedented protests, Beijing’s zero covid stance looks to be easing.

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Shippers urge an end to truck strike as South Korean exports take a hit

The Korea International Trade Association (KITA) today said it had received 32 complaints from 19 shippers that they had been impacted by the latest truckers’ strike.

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South Korea warns of supply disruptions, economic damage if truckers strike

South Korea's prime minister urged unionised truckers on Tuesday to scrap plans to go on strike this week to spare the economy what he called paralysis and irreversible damage, fuelling fears for the post-pandemic recovery of global supply chains.

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US imports from China falling faster than from other countries

Chinese producers lose more market share to other Asian exporters.

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Los Angeles imports keep sinking as East Coast gains more ground

LA October imports fell 28% year on year, 2% month on month.

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Canada’s transport minister seeks to beef up port investments, railway safety

Legislation aims to help country ‘modernize the way … marine and rail transportation systems operate’

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Airfreight: a tough few months, but demand could return in March

The air cargo industry is expecting a bumpy few months, but some remain optimistic the market could recover as early as March.

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