North America

24 Aug 2016
Jacksonville company to handle Army work at Sunny Point, North Carolina.
Jacksonville
03 Sep 2014
It’s been a good year for the Port of Jacksonville — even if the Northeast Florida port’s total container volume growth has been lackluster.
03 Sep 2014
In a deal that could have implications for refrigerated shippers and warehouse operators across the U.S., Costco agreed to pay $335,000 in penalties and spend as much as $2 million over the next few years to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its warehouse stores.
The 36-lane index of U.S. spot intermodal rates was up for a second week this week.
03 Sep 2014
Intermodal spot rates are higher than they were a year ago, and busy-season pricing is beginning to take the spot rates even higher.
03 Sep 2014
As U.S. manufacturing gains steam, Old Dominion Freight Line is gaining freight.
03 Sep 2014
Central Freight Lines reached out toward the East Coast last month by acquiring the less-than-truckload assets and business of Drug Transport, a Georgia-based company that in August filed for Chapter 11 protection from creditors in bankruptcy court in Atlanta.
Night terminal gate
03 Sep 2014
Truckers in Los Angeles-Long Beach have complained for years that turn times are lousy — oftentimes two hours or longer. Marine terminal operators are adamant that the average turn time is less than one hour. Transportation consultant Val Noronha says both claims are accurate; it’s the measurement that’s flawed.
03 Sep 2014
A new five-year plan aimed at developing China’s shipping industry could help Chinese container lines and ports become more competitive.
Virgin Atlantic plane
03 Sep 2014
Virgin Atlantic unveiled plans to boost its core trans-Atlantic passenger and cargo route network and axe flights to Tokyo, Mumbai, Cape Town and Vancouver in a bid to achieve “record levels of sustained profitability” by 2018.
Drewry’s benchmark spot rate from Hong Kong to Los Angeles jumped 14.5 percent, or $300 per FEU this week.
03 Sep 2014
After weeks of stagnation, Drewry’s benchmark spot rate from Hong Kong to Los Angeles jumped this week on the back of Sept. 1 trans-Pacific general rate increases.
02 Sep 2014
When he goes to Shanghai in November, U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioner William Doyle wants to find out how Chinese regulators will handle the “2M” vessel-sharing agreement, as statements that the pact doesn’t require regulatory approval from Beijing are coming from others, not regulators themselves.