North America

05 May 2016
Georgia is the first U.S. port authority to take this approach. The authority’s incoming port director Griff Lynch made it clear Thursday that the port authority did not intend to offer a container weighing service to shippers — as its competitor, the Port of Charleston, has done — nor will the port of Savannah offer services on a contingency basis — as officials in Baltimore have done.
21 Apr 2016
Swift Transportation plans to cut another 200 tractors from its massive fleet to counter softer demand and truck pricing.
21 Apr 2016
OAKLAND, California — Agriculture exporter Capital Feed is increasingly capitalizing on intermodal rail access connecting its facility to the Port of Oakland, a transportation advantage that the port plans to press even further via a planned logistics center.
21 Apr 2016
Struggling with intermodal and carload volume declines and a softer-than-anticipated U.S. economy, Union Pacific Railroad profit fell by double digits in the first quarter of 2016.
21 Apr 2016
Federal Maritime Chairman Mario Cordero expects the U.S. container shipping industry to be prepared for the SOLAS container weight rule that takes effect July 1.
21 Apr 2016
Werner Enterprises' first-quarter revenue dropped 3 percent year-over-year to $482.8 million because of lower fuel surcharges and a "challenging" rate market.
Port Prince Rupert
21 Apr 2016
At TPM 2016, Port of Prince Rupert's President and CEO Don Krusel joined JOC.com to discuss its 26 percent growth in 2016, plans for additional capacity, the role of collaboration and Fairview Terminal's unique design, as well as its drivers for growth.
20 Apr 2016
Capacity is beginning to exit the trucking market, a trend that will accelerate by the second half of the year, the president of Knight Transportation says.
20 Apr 2016
The business agent-financial secretary for an International Longshoremen’s Association local at the Port of Virginia resigned, and will be removed from other positions, after an audit revealed funds were used for non-union purposes, a top officer said.
19 Apr 2016
West Coast ports have regained the market share of U.S. containerized imports they lost last year during the longshore labor disruptions, but industry analysts say the deployment of bigger ships through the enlarged Panama Canal later this year could swing the balance back to the East Coast.
19 Apr 2016
Truck tonnage increased year-over-year in March but dropped 4.5 percent from February, when the American Trucking Associations' For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index shot up to unusual height.