The providers of LCL services are expanding their US to China and India offerings that give forwarders and shippers better access to Asia.


TTI refuses to post security bond with Northwest Seaport Alliance


The US truckload spot market soared post-Thanksgiving, with volumes hitting highs and rates continuing their climb in what may be a stronger consumer-led recovery.

The overall number of truck driver hours-of-service violations cited by roadside inspectors dropped in fiscal 2016, but certain types of violations increased.

The PierPass extended gates program at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex, which has moved vast quantities of cargo from daytime to nights and weekends, has come under no shortage of criticism in recent months.


Maersk Line’s acquisition of Hamburg Sud will likely force it to sell its Brazilian flag operation Mercosul Line, which could open the door to CMA CGM or Mediterranean Shipping Co. to enter the closed Brazilian coastal shipping market.

Global container lines found guilty of cartel practices in the Russian market are seeking a settlement with Russian authorities in an attempt to avoid multi-million dollar fines.

Shippers have incurred heavy costs when their containers have been locked behind terminal gates for reasons outside their control.
A broad range of US shippers, truckers, and transportation intermediaries are asking federal maritime regulators to consider creating a rule to prevent marine terminals and container lines from charging demurrage and detention fees.

India’s major, or public, ports booked strong growth in container volumes in November.

Global air cargo traffic grew at the fastest rate in 18 months in October, driven by several one-off factors, including the collapse of Hanjin Shipping.