After underestimating e-commerce delivery requirements during the 2013 holiday season, and over-committing assets during the 2014 holiday season, UPS believes it will get it right this year, said Noel Massie, president of the Southern California district at the largest U.S. transport operator.
The Port of Long Beach has exceeded the 2014 pollution-reduction goals contained in the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan, and is moving forward with a program to further reduce harmful diesel emissions.
After months of delay, the Port of New York and New Jersey is moving to break a truck-replacement deadlock that motor carriers say threatens their continued ability to serve the U.S. East Coast’s busiest port.
U.S. East Coast ports will increase their share of containerized trade from 35 percent to roughly half by 2020, putting them on parity with the West Coast, according to Rafi Danieli, CEO and president of Zim Integrated Shipping Services.
The first cold-treated citrus imports from Latin America have arrived at the port of Savannah under a U.S. pilot program that aims to cut logistics costs for produce shippers and stands to boost Savannah’s already growing refrigerated cargo business.
An alliance with Mallory Alexander International Logistics will drive Old Dominion Freight Line deeper into shipper's global supply chains.
The economy may be growing at a slower pace than a year ago, but the demand for qualified, experienced truck drivers is pushing up driver turnover at large truckload fleets, the American Trucking Associations says.
Vacancies for warehouses and distribution centers in the “red hot” New Jersey market dropped to 7.2 percent in the third quarter, the lowest rate since the recession took hold in 2007.
In the hyper-competitive world of refrigerated transportation, ocean carriers are always on the lookout for new solutions to control the atmosphere inside their containers while satisfying their drive for energy efficiency and improved environmental sustainability.
Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting Inc. a subsidiary of Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, predicts that Japan’s international air cargo trade will contract for the first time in two years.
The Russian government will begin work on a new deep-sea port in the enclave of Kaliningrad, between Poland and Lithuania on the Baltic Sea, by the end of the year.
Kuehne+Nagel’s third-quarter operating profit grew 9 percent year-over-year as lower costs and a switch to the U.S. ocean container market from the troubled Asia-Europe trade more than offset negative currency movements.
Privately-operated Mundra Port recorded double-digit container throughput growth in the first fiscal half, driven in part by diversions from Jawaharlal Nehru Port disruptions and congestion that dragged down volumes at India’s largest public container handler during the same period.