Which song was the most popular on the SIA freight train?


When the Sia freight train was first unveiled in 2011, it sounded more like a modern day freight train than a rail car.It was built around a platform with a steel beam that housed a cargo storage area, and its four-wheeled wheels made it look like a train, while its interior was reminiscent of an […]

What do you need to know about the rising cost of freight?

What do you need to know about the rising cost of freight?


Phoenix is a port city in the heart of the Arizona desert.The city has a population of nearly 15,000, and is home to several major airports and ports.As a result, Phoenix has long been a popular destination for freight.Phoenix is the second-largest port in the United States, behind New York.This week, a new report from […]

How Amazon’s new freight deal with UPS makes sense for you

How Amazon’s new freight deal with UPS makes sense for you


New freight deals between the US Postal Service and Amazon have become increasingly common over the past few years. The latest example is a deal announced in March that Amazon is paying UPS for “up to $6 billion of new freight services for its Prime shipping business” that the two companies say will enable “the fulfillment […]

What happens if I run out of water in the harbor?

What happens if I run out of water in the harbor?


By now, you probably know the answer to the first question.You have heard of the phenomenon known as a harbor freight.If you have no water, then you run out.If it’s a heavy ship, the load might be so heavy that the ship can’t carry it all.If the ship is carrying more than the water, it […]

IBM says its first-ever XPO freight freighter will ship by 2019


IBM’s new XPO Freighter is the first cargo freighter to ship by 2025 and it will arrive in the US by early 2019, according to the company’s CEO.“We are committed to expanding our existing capacity to serve the global marketplace,” said Tom Anderson, CEO of IBM, during an earnings call.“The XPO freighter is an important […]

The cost of harbour freight scaffolds is rising

The cost of harbour freight scaffolds is rising


An article published in the New York Times on Sunday estimated the cost of scaffolding for shipping containers to the United States from the world’s busiest port at $1.3 billion, or about a fifth of the total cost of the ship’s hull.The paper also reported that the shipping industry is preparing for a “significant increase” […]