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.
14 Apr 2014
TUCSON, Ariz. — Booming U.S. oil and natural gas production is “one of the most underappreciated megatrends,” a senior equity research analyst told the Transportation Intermediaries Association conference here.
09 Apr 2014
Despite growing concerns about tight supplies and rising prices, U.S. red meat exports performed well in February...
07 Apr 2014
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach handled 40.9 percent of all U.S. containerized imports in 2013, and 25.5 percent of U.S. exports.
04 Apr 2014
Changes coming to Mexican customs regulations in October will give maquiladoras, or manufacturers focused on exports, more competitive pricing on brokerage and allow brokers to expand the number of ports of entry where they manage cargo.
04 Apr 2014
Multiple carriers have planned rate increases in various trade lanes in April and May...
03 Apr 2014
One of the largest Mexican rail shippers said it supports more regulation of the country's three major railroads but is against a proposal being debated in Mexico City that would require the country’s two rail concession holders to share their lines with third parties.
27 Mar 2014
An early produce season is already tightening the supply of available northbound tractor-trailers coming from Mexico, Transplace's Troy Ryley says. That's a warning sign for shippers watching truck capacity closely.
21 Mar 2014
Several container lines have scheduled rate hikes in multiple trade lanes from April to May, although any increases achieved could be temporary...
19 Mar 2014
The inland port of Monterrey, Mexico, is attracting new shippers, and new customs legislation will allow existing and future tenants to more easily tap foreign trade zone benefits.
14 Mar 2014
Change is coming to the Mexican freight rail industry, but it’s too soon to determine whether the push for reform will lead to a major overhaul or something much more moderate.