5 Stories Inland Freight Shippers Need to Know - July 2020

Posted by Fernando Correa ● Aug 4, 2020 4:58:26 PM

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Keeping up with the most recent news in the transportation industry is always vital for inland freight shippers.

Cargobot is focused on delivering you the most up to date news to help you stay informed with everything happening in the trucking industry.

Here is an overview of the latest stories impacting inland freight shippers in this month.

US China Freight

1) China COVID Inspections Pose New Threat to U.S Food Exports

A significant rise in food-import inspections has created long delays in transporting perishable foods to China.

Cargo owners are forced to pay additional storage fees and other costs while waiting for China to inspect food on refrigerated containers.

Custom officials from China are demanding that all of the cargo is COVID-free. However, this demand is nearly impossible to guarantee due to recent outbreaks of COVID-19 in the United States and other countries.

You can check out the full article at American Shipper here.


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2) New COVID Outbreaks Causes Uneven Freight Recovery

Recent outbreaks of COVID-19 in various areas of the country have slowed down reopening plans in many states.

However, states such as New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts will see more economic activity return due to fewer cases.

Overall, the recovery process will be "uneven" throughout the United States until the pandemic is under control.

You can read the entire story at Wolf Street here.


Electric Truck Prototype

3) A Renewed Focus on Electric Trucks is Underway

Many companies are looking to manufacture electric trucks to reduce carbon emissions.

Despite high barriers, the shift to transitioning to electric trucks has begun with many corporations, such as Nikola, Daimler, Workhorse, Scania, and Renault.

You can check out the full story at Nasdaq.


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