Argosy Transportation Group plans next month to begin a twice-monthly service using multipurpose, shallow-draft tweendeck ships between Houston and the Mexican ports of Dos Bocas and Ciudad del Carmen.
13 Sep 2014
Fast-growing third-party logistics companies are tuning into and tapping broad trends driving logistics growth in the U.S. and globally, including increased cross-border trade and the expansion of intermodal rail. Here are seven trends picked by XPO Logistics CEO Bradley S. Jacobs.
09 Sep 2014
Mexico and China are gaining a larger share of the U.S.
05 Sep 2014
The scope of U.S. shippers’ diversion of cargo through western Canadian ports can be seen in August intermodal statistics...
02 Sep 2014
UPS is making some major moves to tap growing domestic freight in Mexico, driven by the manufacturing sector and fueled by export demand and a burgeoning middle class.
31 Aug 2014
North American vehicle production is on the rise amid strong demand for vehicles in the NAFTA countries and foreign markets.
Weekly wrap-up: ILWU ratifies deal with PNW grain handlers, reaches tentative agreement on health benefits with PMA
30 Aug 2014
Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with grain handlers in the Pacific Northwest, ending a two-year battle between the two parties.
28 Aug 2014
The number of containers moving through major North American ports was up over 4 percent in the first half of 2014, port statistics show.
18 Aug 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in August, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
07 Aug 2014
International Container Terminal Services saw profit, revenue and volumes increase at double-digit rates in the first half of 2014.
04 Aug 2014
An announcement last week that a Chinese consortium would build a rail line connecting a planned port on Mexico’s Pacific Coast to a manufacturing hub along the U.S. border was heavy on fanfare but short on details.