North America

North America

19 Aug 2014
U.S. Class I railroads are betting on tighter truck capacity, along with a surge of intermodal traffic, to allow them to kick domestic intermodal rate hikes into a higher gear.
18 Aug 2014
Livingston International, a major North American customs broker and forwarder, has further expanded its presence at the New York-New Jersey and Los Angeles-Long Beach port complexes...
18 Aug 2014
Company by company, truck by truck, motor carrier bankruptcies threaten to sap freight capacity from an already tight truckload shipping market in the U.S. as freight demand rises.
18 Aug 2014
Demonstrators protesting events in Gaza idled a Zim Integrated Shipping Services vessel at the Port of Oakland on Sunday, and the ship could not be worked on the day shift Monday because the terminal operator could not secure enough labor.
18 Aug 2014
With vessels to the U.S. East Coast filled to capacity, and containerized imports to the West Coast also strong, carriers in the eastbound trans-Pacific intend to increase their rates...
18 Aug 2014
A statutory review of Canada Transportation Act dovetails with the country’s recent success in negotiating free trade agreements with the European Union and South Korea, Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Raitt told port officials.
18 Aug 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in August, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
18 Aug 2014
As trucks travel interstate highways, onboard sensors are collecting, sending and receiving information, with the lion’s share going to and coming from a fleet management system. But as technology advances, the truck is being knit into a broader, more open network.
18 Aug 2014
United Arab Shipping Co. is moving its North American business unit, United Arab Agencies, from Cranford, New Jersey, to Atlanta.
16 Aug 2014
Drug Transport, a 55-year-old trucking company also known as DTI, is joining the growing list of smaller carriers filing for bankruptcy protection as trucking costs rise in the U.S.
16 Aug 2014
U.S. authorities added money laundering to the list of drug-trafficking charges facing global shipping giant FedEx.