Although intermodal volume at U.S. railroads fell 2.7 percent year-over-year in the first half, J.B. Hunt managed to increase intermodal volume 12 percent and 9 percent in the first two quarters.
Second-quarter results show $6.2 billion J.B. Hunt is spending to build intermodal, truck volume, revenue.

Indian exports, such as this handcrafted jute weaving, are rebounding after a slide that lasted more than year.
Indian exports are rebounding from a slide that lasted more than year.

Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company Monday signed a merger agreement.

Container lines won't be able to scrap themselves out of their excess capacity situation.

Truckers that service the Port of New York and New Jersey are preparing for possible congestion and delays Monday.


Pressure for mergers and acquisitions in the breakbulk sector has increased since mid-2015, as cargo volumes, rates and vessel earnings have plunged.

Facing weakness in their core markets, container and dry bulk carriers are pitching hard for multipurpose vessels’ traditional cargoes.

Hong Kong continues its downward trajectory that has seen volume decline every month since July 2014.


Representatives of the railroad industry and labor unions — many of whom actively opposed the group’s formation in the first place, but nevertheless landed seats at the table — took little time before questioning and criticizing the very existence of the new Port Performance Freight Statistics Working Group.

As US regulators look into shipper detention practices, DAT survey finds many drivers are being delayed.