North American west coast container ports experienced a slight increase in year-over-year traffic in the third quarter of 2013. Overall throughput to major west coast ports in the U.S., Mexico and Canada rose 1.7 percent from 6,176,870 20-foot-equivalent containers in third quarter 2012 to 6,283,238 TEUs in third quarter 2013.
Port Metro Vancouver | Nov 13, 2013 1:05PM EST
Trucking Equipment | Nov 1, 2013 9:42AM EDT
Trucking company acquisitions in the third quarter inspired the biggest leap in The Journal of Commerce Truckload Capacity Index since the recession.
Intermodal Shipping | Oct 29, 2013 4:41PM EDT
A combination of increased transloading, healthy agriculture exports and moderate retail imports are likely the reason the number of 40-foot container available for outbound shipments was below zero for the 20th straight week ending Oct. 23.
Asian Ports | Oct 28, 2013 3:06PM EDT
China's top three ports of 2012 saw year-over-year declines in the volume of containers handled in September. The Port of Dalian, ranked eighth in China in 2012, had the largest increase of the top ports for a seventh straight month, soaring 29.1 percent to 977 thousand TEUs. Dalian continues to see the strongest growth in 2013, up 23.3 percent over the same nine months in 2012.
Trans-Pacific | Oct 8, 2013 2:59PM EDT
Containerized exports from North America to South and Central America experienced a year-over-year jump of 9.4 percent in July 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics Ltd. This is the largest increase in this lane since June 2012.
Association of American Railroads | Oct 4, 2013 10:25AM EDT
North American intermodal volume for the week ending Sept. 28 was up 3.4 percent year-over-year, according to the Association of American Railroads. This marked three months of increases, with the most recent week of decline being June 29.
Trans-Atlantic | Sep 25, 2013 4:12PM EDT
July's containerized export volume from Europe to North America reached its high since the JOC began collecting this data in January 2011, according to data from Container Trades Statistics. Exports rose year-over-year to all regions, with the exception exports to the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East, for a second straight month.
Intermodal Shipping | Sep 20, 2013 2:23PM EDT
There were 294 40-foot containers available to handle U.S. exports in Kansas City in the week of Sept. 18, more than double the 138 FEUs available at this inland location last week, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's weekly Ocean Shipping Container Availability Report.
Asian Ports | Sep 18, 2013 3:28PM EDT
China's top 10 ports of 2012 all saw a year-over-year increase in volume of containers handled in July 2013.
Montreal Port Authority | Sep 13, 2013 1:16PM EDT
Northeast U.S. ports saw their share of container traffic in the second quarter of 2013 dip 1.5 percentage points year-over-year among major ports on the east coast of the U.S. and Canada. Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. ports, as well as Canadian east coast ports, all picked up a piece of the share during the past year, data from the individual ports indicate.
Association of American Railroads | Sep 12, 2013 3:19PM EDT
U.S. intermodal volume for the week ending Sept. 7 climbed 6.7 percent year-over-year, according to the Association of American Railroads. This was the tenth straight yearly increase, and the steepest incline since the week of March 2.
Trans-Pacific | Sep 10, 2013 2:28PM EDT
Containerized exports from North America to Far East Asia experienced a year-over-year dip of 9.3 percent in June 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics Ltd. This is the largest decrease in 2013 so far, and the fourth straight month of declines of exports in this lane.
Association of American Railroads | Aug 22, 2013 3:04PM EDT
North American intermodal volume for the week ending Aug. 17 increased 3.6 percent year-over-year, according to the Association of American Railroads. This was the seventh straight yearly increase, and volume reached its highest level in 46 weeks.
Asian Ports | Aug 22, 2013 11:54AM EDT
Shanghai, China's biggest port in 2012 in terms of volume, saw container throughput slip year-over-year in June.
Intermodal Shipping | Aug 22, 2013 10:19AM EDT
There were 143 40-foot containers available to handle U.S. exports in Minneapolis in the week of Aug. 21, the third straight week with FEU availability following 11 straight weeks of deficits, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's weekly Ocean Shipping Container Availability Report.
Trans-Atlantic | Aug 21, 2013 7:11AM EDT
Containerized exports from Europe to Far East Asia increased year-over-year for the fifth straight month in June 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics. Exports rose to all regions except the Indian Subcontinent and the Middle East; volume in that trade fell more than 2 percent. The biggest regional increase was seen in shipments from Europe to Far East Asia.
Truckload Freight | Aug 21, 2013 6:40AM EDT
The DAT North American Freight Index edged up 0.4 percent in July when compared to June’s level. This was the first time that the level in July was higher than in June since the Index was established in 1996. “Freight volume typically declines from June to July; the average month-to-month decline was 20 percent over the past ten years,” sad DAT in its monthly release.
Trans-Pacific | Aug 19, 2013 4:50PM EDT
Containerized exports from Australasia/Oceania to most reported regions increased in June 2013, rebounding from steep declines in May, according to data from Container Trades Statistics Ltd. Exports to Europe and Latin America, however, continued to slip.