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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14 Mar 2016
Container traffic at the Port of Miami jumped 20 percent in January, a surge that port officials credited to larger vessels calling at the gateway and roughly $1 billion of investment in portside infrastructure attracting new business.
29 Jan 2016
Landstar System expanded its capacity in the fourth quarter to its highest level yet, 9,500 owner-operated tractor-trailers. A softer freight market meant lower revenue per truckload, however.
12 Jan 2016
Bill Clement, head of CSX Transportation’s intermodal business, will be leaving the company, as part of a second wave of management changes.
07 Dec 2015
Crowley is continuing its investments in its U.S.-Caribbean-Latin American services, adding 400 new refrigerated cargo containers to its fleet servicing the region.
31 Oct 2015
In the wake of a major deepening project to accommodate post-Panamax megaships, there is intense debate over how successful the Port of Miami will be realizing its goal of becoming a competitive gateway for Asian imports destined for points beyond Florida.
17 Sep 2015
Florida’s ports of Jacksonville and Manatee will begin handling direct imports of select cold-treated produce from South America next month, bringing new business to the Sunshine State and cutting logistics costs for produce shippers.
15 Sep 2015
The first Porsches will roll off at the port of Jacksonville in October after Florida used millions of dollars in incentives to lure the German automaker and its parent company, Volkswagen, away from the nearby port of Brunswick, Georgia.
10 Sep 2015
Port Canaveral CEO John Walsh apologized for ridiculing opponents of the Florida port’s plans for a new rail line as “radical” and “Luddites.”
28 Aug 2015
South Florida ports are readying themselves for gale force winds and a downpour of rain as Tropical Storm Erika prepares to make landfall in the Sunshine State this Monday.
24 Aug 2015
As U.S. auto sales surge, U.S. Southeast port are shifting into high gear to win that highly profitable roll-on, roll-off cargo.