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Chris Gillis

Located in the Washington, D.C. area, Chris Gillis primarily reports on regulatory and legislative topics that impact cross-border trade. He joined American Shipper in 1994, shortly after graduating from Mount St. Mary’s College in Emmitsburg, Md., with a degree in international business and economics.
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18 November
Chris Gillis

Baltimore’s ‘inland’ port takes shape on e-commerce demand

Former Bethlehem Steel plant site at Sparrows Point, Maryland, attracts shippers and 3PLs to build Northeast distribution centers.

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16 November
Chris Gillis

Baltic Exchange enters airfreight market with pricing index

The London-based maritime market data provider will offer subscribers airfreight indices via partnership with TAC.

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13 November
Chris Gillis

When pigs fly

More than 200 breeder hogs were flown this week from St. Louis to Sao Paulo. Midwestern airport hopes it is the beginning of more livestock exports.

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12 November
Chris Gillis

Geodis in US links to Shopify, Amazon

European 3PL says integration with e-commerce marketplaces strengthens activity with American online retailers and shoppers.

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11 November
Chris Gillis

Dachser desks help US retailers weather holiday shopping season

Freight forwarder guides customers through online shopping shift and transport capacity choke points.

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06 November
Chris Gillis

Dutch airfreight wholesaler gets wings

Wholesale by Vels sees newly formed Amsterdam-based air cargo consolidation service for freight forwarders taking off during coronavirus pandemic.

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05 November
Chris Gillis

Exercise equipment inventories somersault over COVID-19 (with video)

Executives from Horizon Fitness, Estes Forwarding Worldwide and The DDC Group talk during FreightWaves LIVE @HOME about keeping up with the trend of online ordering and home delivery.

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Chris Gillis

Driving truck operations into the cloud (with video)

No more need to build information technology from the ground up when available cloud-based solutions can cheaply and efficiently modernize a trucker’s operation, experts tell the FreightWaves LIVE @HOME audience.

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04 November
Chris Gillis

Making shipping IT pitch attractive to investors (with video)

Shipwell CEO Greg Price explains during FreightTech Venture Summit the importance of winning over venture capitalists at the onset of presenting your idea.

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03 November
Chris Gillis

How truckers can avoid a bad dray day

A half-dozen basic tips on what drayage truck drivers must consider when picking up a container chassis from a pool.

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