Two Federal Maritime Commission members hailed U.S. dredging legislation and Seattle-Tacoma port cooperation as “significant” steps to help U.S. ports compete with Canadian and Mexican gateways for shipments to U.S. points.

Werner Enterprises truck
An “extremely challenging” driver market and rising number of trucking company failures gave Werner Enterprises more freight than it could handle in the second quarter. “Overbooked” is the term the nation’s third-largest truckload carrier used to describe its business last quarter.

Martinair
Air France-KLM, Europe’s largest cargo airline by revenue, is about to reveal whether it plans to shed its dedicated freighter fleet.

APM Terminals, Port of Virginia
An infrastructure investment group and a British pension fund have agreed to acquire APM Terminals’ semi-automated container terminal at the Port of Virginia for an undisclosed price.

Roadrunner Transportation drove deeper into the non-asset logistics business this week by acquiring Integrated Services, a $21 million Midwestern regional logistics provider.

KCS Mexico
Mexico’s manufacturing growth could push Kansas City Southern to new heights in the near future, according to analysts.

Panalpina’s ocean container traffic grew three times faster than the market in the second quarter, but barely made a profit for the global freight forwarding and logistics group.

Pacific International Lines has advised its customers that effective Dec.


Infrastructure
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx won’t be celebrating if a $10.9 billion injection for the Highway Trust Fund approved by the House last week makes it through the Senate.

Truck gates at Maher Terminals in Port of New York and New Jersey
When ports are hit with severe winter weather, chassis shortages, intermodal rail delays or an unexpected spike in container volume, life can be difficult for harbor truckers. When all of those factors converge at the same time, as they did this year, life is downright miserable in the drayage industry.

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has won approval from the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry for Phase I of its long-pla


Container volume at the Port of Charleston increased 8 percent in the South Carolina Ports Authority’s jus


Hanjin at Oakland
Service reliability in the container shipping business is set to improve as carriers with lower standards joining the big alliances will be forced to raise their game.