North America

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NYSA says case 'was not about fair hiring practices.'
08 Sep 2014
International intermodal traffic growth on the U.S. rail network is showing signs of tapering off, suggesting the peak season for U.S. imports might already have passed. Still, intermodal experts aren’t ready to pronounce an end to the inventory buildup ahead of the holiday season.
container ship at Port of Charleston
08 Sep 2014
The Port of Charleston will invest $1.3 billion in the coming decade to deepen its harbor to 50 feet, modernize marine terminals to accommodate today’s mega-ships and build intermodal connectors to enhance its status as a world-class port, James Newsome, president of the South Carolina Ports Authority, said Monday.
08 Sep 2014
Landstar System expects to post $3 billion in revenue this year as strong freight demand and tight truck capacity boost revenue by double-digit percentages in the early third quarter.
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...