AgTC in the News

Media Coverage

AGTC’s Friedmann lauds FMC investigation into detention & demurrage – 11/24/2020

 

Ag export equation: Bulk surge, box squeeze, ‘reefer madness’ – 11/24/2020

 

Supply chain bottlenecks prompt FMC investigation into container movement – 11/23/2020

 

U.S. shipping regulator opens investigation into foreign carriers’ business practices at American ports – 11/20/2020

 

Maritime Regulators to Investigate Container Shortage Impact on U.S. Exporters – 11/20/2020

 

Container shortages, vessel delays stymie US agricultural exporters – 11/19/2020

 

FMC urged to suspend detention, demurrage fees – 11/16/2020

 

U.S. Exporters Coming Up Empty in Scramble for Outbound Containers – 11/16/2020

 

Commentary: US ag exporters, trucking industry urging FMC to regulate carriers – 11/16/2020

 

Freightcasts Weekly Recap – 11/01/2020

 

Hapag-Lloyd drops ‘bombshell,’ suspends North American ag container shipments – 10/30/2020

 

Carriers use technology to resolve supply chain inefficiencies – 10/27/2020

 

Ag shippers slam carriers for refusing some export loads – 10/23/2020

 

Container return date upheaval by the numbers – 10/20/2020

 

US exporters in revolt over the cost of changing earliest return dates – 10/19/2020

 

US agricultural sector criticizes container lines – 10/19/2020

 

Industry groups ready responses to FMC’s ocean carrier pricing review – 10/08/2020

 

American exporters want end to erratic container return dates – 10/05/2020

 

Commentary: 20-foot container crunch may impact harvests – 08/07/2020

 

Fresh threat to US food exports: China COVID inspections – 07/19/2020

 

U.S. food exporters sign safety declarations in lieu of… – 07/14/2020

 

U.S. food exporters sign safety declarations in lieu of virus-free guarantees – 06/26/2020

 

U.S. food exporters balk at China demand for coronavirus-free pledge 06/26/2020

 

China demands COVID-19 declaration on U.S. exports – 06/26/2020

 

Port of Savannah named top port for agricultural exports – 06/25/2020

 

Carrier capacity cuts send trans-Pacific rates into orbit – 06/22/2020

 

Carriers see rise in booking cancellations, no-shows – 05/28/2020

 

FMC Dye is Agriculture Transportation Coalition’s “Person of the Year” – 05/26/2020

 

Press Release: AgTC “Person of the Year” Rebecca Dye – 05/26/2020

 

American shippers, draymen want ocean carriers out of chassis pools – 05/25/2020

 

AgTC’S Friedmann urges West Coast port partners to work together to stop market share loss – 06/24/2020

 

Pandemic leads to ‘complete disruption’ of container flows – 05/22/2020

 

East Coast ports optimistic for post-coronavirus recovery – 05/22/2020

 

Top time sucks in ocean shipping – 05/22/2020

 

US Agriculture exporters, chassis lessors clash- 05/21/2020

 

Seroka: Information flow vital for ocean container moves – 05/21/2020

 

Port Houston ‘famous’ for COVID-19 response – 05/21/2020

 

FMC’s Dye keeps eye on COVID-19-challenged US supply chains – 05/21/2020

 

AgTC’s virtual annual conference hails FMC’s Rebecca Dye – 05/21/2020

 

Talking TEUs and tequila – 05/20/2020

 

Navigating service contract negotiations during COVID-19 – 05/01/2020

 

Heartland shippers feel 20-foot box squeeze – 04/28/2020

 

Blank sailings threaten to sink heartland ag exports – 04/22/2020

 

US shippers turn up the heat on government over ‘punitive’ D&D fees – 04/07/2020

 

Ag shippers seek immediate action on demurrage fees – 04/06/2020

 

Ocean carriers asked to ‘exercise restraint’ on container charges – 04/02/2020

 

American Shippers Want FMC Container Availability Rule Published – 03/16/2020

 

FMC urged to adopt demurrage-detention rulemaking – 03/16/2020

 

Continuing operations in lieu of disruptions – 03/16/2020

 

Coronavirus Snarls Trans-Pacific Shipping and Ripples Through U.S. Business – 03/05/2020

 

Refrigerated cargo is being diverted from Chinese ports – 02/17/2020

 

Reefer surcharges rocket due to Chinese port plug scarcity – 02/14/2020

 

U.S. FOOD EXPORTERS SUFFER FROM CHINA’S VIRUS CLAMPDOWN – 01/05/2020

 

Ag shippers want more container ‘free time’ during coronavirus outbreak – 01/03/2020

 

Shippers fear growing supply chain disruptions due to coronavirus – 01/03/2020

 

AGTC’s Friedmann says BNSF & Union Pacific need to support U.S. West Coast ports’ competitiveness – 01/24/2020

 

Ag shippers want carriers held more accountable for container availability – 01/23/2020

 

Farm, Forest Product Exporters Applaud Stay of AB5 Truck Bill – January 4, 2020

 

Proposed demurrage and detention rule spotlights industry schism – November 1, 2019

 

Finally! Action on Per Diem Charges – AgTC Official Statement – September 6, 2019

 

Shipping industry will review FMC’s container availability recommendations

 

FMC to gauge detention/demurrage fairness on flow merits

 

NYSHEX helps carriers and shippers ‘play effectively’

 

Journal of Commerce: Chassis ‘utility’ model proposed for ports, hubs

 

American Shipper: Ag shippers say customer service ‘dying artform’

 

American Shipper: Talking Trade with AgTC’s Peter Friedmann

 

American Shipper: Shipper group opposes ballpark at Port of Oakland

 

AgTC Testifies Before U.S. Senate