North America

24 Aug 2016
Jacksonville company to handle Army work at Sunny Point, North Carolina.
08 Sep 2014
Trucking’s hiring plans stalled in August, as for-hire motor carriers with payroll numbers tracked by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics lost approximately 800 employees.
08 Sep 2014
A new contract between BNSF and a Tacoma short-line railroad aimed at cutting turn times down for trains leaving the Port of Tacoma could give shippers a much-needed improvement in intermodal service.
08 Sep 2014
The so-called truck driver shortage largely has benefited intermodal rail — until now. Trucking’s increasing difficulty finding drivers to pilot big rigs has helped shift freight to intermodal containers, but it could also threaten future intermodal growth.
08 Sep 2014
Interest in using liquefied natural gas as vessel fuel is highlighting the need for regulatory policies and operational and safety standards, according to a new Maritime Administration study on LNG bunkering.
Maersk container ship
08 Sep 2014
A decade-long revamp of its culture is driving profitability gains at Maersk Line, the world's largest global container line.
06 Sep 2014
Chinese factories are still expanding production even though most orders for the holiday season in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere have already been shipped, suggesting global demand is building.
Weekly wrap-up: Top 50 container ports, carrier earnings and congestion
06 Sep 2014
Three container lines that have yet to declare their allegiance to an east-west alliance — CMA CGM, United Arab Shipping Co. and China Shipping Container Line — will soon announce...
Intermodal volume on U.S. railroads is up 5.7 percent year-over-year in the first 35 weeks of 2014.
05 Sep 2014
The scope of U.S. shippers’ diversion of cargo through western Canadian ports can be seen in August intermodal statistics...
The spot rate to the U.S. East Coast was $4,636 per 40-foot container this week.
05 Sep 2014
Spot rates on major trade lanes worldwide increased this week, with peak shipping season to Europe and North America in full swing.
05 Sep 2014
Canadian Pacific Railway and BNSF Railway said Thursday that requiring them to add railcars or even allow other railroads to operate on their lines — as some officials and shippers have asked the U.S. Surface Transportation Board to require them to do — would hamper needed rail service improvements.