Newsletter – April 19, 2018
AIR FREIGHT UPDATESLATAM Cabin Crew Reject Offer As Strike Continuessource: news.airwise.comThe LAN Express cabin crew strike is set to continue after flight attendants voted against an offer agreed between the airline and the STCLA union. Read more here.
OCEAN FREIGHT UPDATESEgypt to keep ports open 24 hours a daysource: splash247.comEgypt has decided to keep its ports running for 24 hours a day, up from 16 currently to, cut “long waiting times”, tranportation minister Hesham Arafat revealed yesterday. Read more here.
GROUND AND RAIL FREIGHT UPDATESCP Rail reports lower profits as Teamsters, IBEW serve 72 hour strike noticesource: canadianshipper.comCalgary, AB — Severe winter weather that left grain farmers complaining about poor rail service is being blamed for disappointing first-quarter earnings at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. as it deals with the potential for further disruption amid a possible strike this weekend. Read more here
US surface shippers return to 3PLs in face of truck shortagesource: shippingazette.comA US TRUCK and driver shortage is driving shippers back to 3PLs this year having had a hard time going it alone, delegates heard at the recent Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) Capital Ideas Conference in Palm Desert, outside Los Angeles. Read more here.