North America

27 May 2016
A crackdown on existing inspection standards could educe the number of vessels available to carry cargoes in U.S. domestic waterborne trade.
17 May 2016
The looming SOLAS summer deadline has left many shippers wondering where and how they will be able to obtain certified VGMs.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights
17 May 2016
A group of U.S. agriculture exporters rejected container lines’ recent attempt to mollify concerns over the legal liabilities of inaccuracies in the container tare weight when generating a verified gross mass under the new SOLAS container weight rule.
17 May 2016
Mention Indianapolis and its famous speedway comes to mind, but so should supply chain velocity, warehousing and freight.
16 May 2016
Warehouse capacity in the U.S. is at the tightest level "ever observed," one real estate firm says.
new Houston port cranes
15 May 2016
Ports on the U.S. East and Gulf coasts have been deepening their harbors and channels and expanding infrastructure, preparing for the opening of the Panama Canal’s big new locks.
Port of Long Beach
14 May 2016
Decisions by carrier alliances in Southern California shape throughput patterns.
Savannah dredging
14 May 2016
U.S. state governments have allocated substantial amounts to ports within their borders in recent years as a spur to economic development.
13 May 2016
Because North Carolina said it’s been weighing containers to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules, the decision to provide container weights to help shippers meet the International Maritime Organization’s new SOLAS rule does not represent a change in operating procedures.
13 May 2016
High levels of inventory continue to depress freight demand and help create excess truck capacity.
12 May 2016
Cass/Avondale indices for April show continued decline in truckload and intermodal pricing.