BNSF domestic container train
BNSF Railway plans to invest $103 million in its Kansas rail operations and an intermodal logistics center southwest of Kansas City.

Global Gateway South, cranes, chassis, truck
The three major chassis providers in Southern California finalized an agreement Friday that should guarantee equipment availability and eliminate the costly shuttling of chassis among 11 of the 13 container terminals in the largest U.S. port complex.

truck with APL container at Los Angeles APL Global Gateway South terminal
The Port of Los Angeles is teaming up with terminal operators and a harbor drayage company to launch a container free-flow operation aimed at reducing congestion at the largest U.S. port while delivering import loads to retailers and other large shippers quickly and efficiently.

Hyundai container ship at APM Terminals in Los Angeles
The economic fundamentals of the trans-Pacific trade are strengthening, setting the stage for what would normally generate rapid growth in container volumes, especially in the eastbound trade. But this isn’t a normal year.

MSC container ship at the Port of Philadelphia
A new incentive program for ocean carriers at Philadelphia could bring more than 1 million new containers through the city’s Delaware River terminals over the next five years, according to the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority.

Chicago business
A broad measure of business activity for the Chicago are plunged in February with much of the blame being laid at the door of the West Coast port labor standoff.

A Western Star truck leased by Penske in Australia.
Penske Truck Leasing and sister company Penske Automotive Group are expanding their heavy-truck leasing business in Australia, targeting operators with older trucks.

Hanjin terminal in Port of Busan
The Port of Busan plans to handle 20 million TEUs this year posting record volume in 2014, mainly because of healthy transshipment traffic.

Trucks at the Port of Santos
After 10 days of "spontaneous" protests, many independent truck drivers in Brazil have agreed to government-inspired peace talks aimed at preventing the South American country from grinding to a halt.

APM Terminals, Rotterdam
APM Terminals confirmed it asked three senior executives to quit their jobs at the Maersk Group’s port operating unit.

International Airlines Group’s cargo revenue declined 7.5 percent in 2014 from the previous year, largely because the owner of British Airways and Iberia quit freighter operations.

Mediterranean Shipping Co. is adding a new container service in the India-Australia-Mediterranean route, called the Australia Express, as the Geneva-based carrier beefs up its India connections to serve growing trade volumes.