Walmart Selling Intermodal Assets to J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt will purchase intermodal containers and fleets from Walmart to better deliver goods at low cost and carbon footprint.

J.B. Hunt’s purchase of Walmart’s intermodal assets further secures the company’s position as an industry leader in intermodal transportation.


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This post is based on the Railway Age article, J.B. Hunt to Purchase Walmart’s Intermodal Assets, by Carolina Worrell, February 23, 2024, […]

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Retail Inventory Levels: Stabilized In Time for the Holidays

Retailers over the last few years can relate to the fairy tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Over the past few years, retail companies such as Walmart, Target, Kohl’s and Abercrombie & Fitch battled inventory levels that were too low, too high, and now (hopefully) just right.

They faced multiple years of lower inventory levels driven by pandemic challenges including reduced production, port congestion, driver shortages, and labor constraints.

Those low-inventory years were followed by higher inventory levels due to reduced […]

Airbus Supply Ships Shifting to Wind Power

Airbus is replacing heavy fuel oil with wind power to run its transatlantic supply ship routes between Europe and the U.S..

The new shipping fleet will reduce the company’s average annual transatlantic carbon dioxide emissions by 63%, helping Airbus reach its decarbonization goals by 2030.


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This post is based on The Loadstar article, Airbus opts for wind power as it replaces its […]

Logistics at the Panama Canal During Drought

Restrictions on daily transit as well as cargo weight will continue throughout 2024, as the Panama Canal deals with drought that has lowered water levels.

Shippers as well as recipients of goods are feeling the impact.

(For an earlier post explaining restricted load sizes through the Panama Canal, see this June 2023 post.)


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