Trucking is increasingly bumping against a hiring ceiling. Low unemployment and job openings in competing industries mean fewer candidates are available to fill trucking jobs.
03 Jan 2017
Roadrunner Freight expects business to bounce back in 2017, and is expanding on the West Coast while building up density in major less-than-truckload lanes to inland markets.
02 Jan 2017
US maritime regulators are on the forefront of monitoring the market for anti-competitive practices while nudging stakeholders to make containerized supply chains more efficient and reliable.
31 Dec 2016
US ports are facing what could be a historically challenging 2017 as changes in the rapidly evolving steamship industry — among them new alliances, consolidation, and escalating ship capacity — heighten the already vigorous competition between ports for cargo.
30 Dec 2016
US maritime regulators have approved an alliance between container terminals at Port Miami.
27 Dec 2016
Hanjin Shipping’s US liabilities far exceed its US assets, the company told a New Jersey bankruptcy court Tuesday amid close scrutiny from a host of US creditors.
26 Dec 2016
Elaine Chao's pro-business approach could be a big win for motor carriers that have faced a laundry list of regulations under the Obama administration that threaten to tighten capacity and increase shipping rates.
25 Dec 2016
Weak demand has eroded domestic shipping rates, and may also have slowed the steady increase of rail transportation of ocean containers.
24 Dec 2016
The bull run of the industrial real estate sector is expected to continue well into 2017 as importers and exporters seek quality sites for warehouses and distribution centers close to major seaports and inland hubs, but also in secondary markets.
21 Dec 2016
Port of New York and New Jersey truckers are resisting the opening of a terminal a day after New Year’s Day, saying the move will trigger unnecessary demurrage, detention, and per-diem fees.
21 Dec 2016
Carriers, ports say increases will force shippers to seek alternatives.