Cargo

Business, Technology

Cargo Transporters Maximizes Trailer Utilization, Cargo Security with SkyBitz

The reliability of SkyBitz hardware and software saves Cargo Transporters money, while new features like SkyBitz SkyCamera accelerate ROI by preventing cargo claims from capturing images of loads and by reporting trailer loaded or unloaded status with certainty. 

June 1, 2022
Business, Safety, Logistics

Burnt Ship Carrying Porsches, Lamborghinis Sinks in Rough Seas

ship Smoke billows from the burning Felicity Ace car transport ship on Feb. 16. (Portuguese Navy via Associated Press)

The cargo ship that caught fire in the Atlantic while transporting about 4,000 Volkswagen AG vehicles to the U.S. has sunk despite efforts to tow it to safety.

Monica Raymunt | Bloomberg News
March 1, 2022
Business, Logistics

World’s Other Major Shipping Pileup Is Still Clogging Trade

Containerships wait offshore at the Port of Long Beach in California on March 25. Containerships wait offshore at the Port of Long Beach in California on March 25. (Bloomberg News)

Ship congestion outside the biggest U.S. gateway for Asian imports worsened from a week ago, highlighting a headwind facing American companies just as a pileup around the Suez Canal had threatened to tangle Europe’s supply chains.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
March 29, 2021