In the past year, busy terminals and traffic on roads connecting to the ports have left truck drivers waiting in hours-long lines to drop off and/or pick up a single load at Miami’s three container terminals.
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16 Dec 2016
When competition spurs investment, shippers stand to benefit regardless of their port preference. A variety of factors — harbor depths, ocean services, on- and near-dock intermodal facilities, rail lift capacity, and inland reach — will determine where shippers will funnel Asia imports heading to Chicago and the Ohio Valley sweet spot farther east.
21 Nov 2016
Jacksonville just posted its healthiest fiscal year on record with container traffic up roughly 6 percent year-over-year for the 12 months ending Sept. 30. Asian imports, the fastest-growing segment of the port’s business, achieved 19 percent year-over-year growth, according to port officials.
21 Oct 2016
Old Dominion Freight Lines avoided damage and used technology and phones to keep close contact with customers as storm and flooding pummeled its home state.
18 Oct 2016
Jacksonville port officials have been working to attract project and breakbulk cargo business to the heavy-lift dock at the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal.
24 Aug 2016
Many U.S. exporters are still confused about how to meet Chinese rules aimed at preventing the spread of the Zika virus.
20 May 2016
The Port of Jacksonville is bullish on its growing Asian import trade, but success hinges on keeping a key Asian terminal operator in town.
17 May 2016
The looming SOLAS summer deadline has left many shippers wondering where and how they will be able to obtain certified VGMs.
10 May 2016
Port Panama City plans to develop a breakbulk forest products terminal on a newly acquired waterfront tract at the U.S. Gulf Coast port on the Florida panhandle.
21 Mar 2016
Total Quality Logistics is opening a third facility in South Carolina, continuing a fast-paced expansion driven by shipper demand for truckload brokerage services.
14 Mar 2016
A new all-water container service moving Samsung products from Mexico through the Port of Miami to the Southeast is providing some shippers a cheaper and faster option, shaving off roughly half the time and a quarter of the cost from traditional trucking cross-border options.
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