North America

North America

31 Jul 2014
The largest container terminal operator in the Port of New York and New Jersey has lost another bid to reduce the fees it must pay to the port authority.
APL Terminal, Global Gateway South, LA
31 Jul 2014
Operations at the APL terminal at the Port of Los Angeles were back to normal this afternoon after several weeks of congestion that frayed the nerves of harbor truckers and tarnished the reputation of a terminal that had been considered a model of efficiency in the industry.
31 Jul 2014
A group of pro-Palestinian activists will not be gathering en masse at Port of Oakland’s Berth 57 on Aug. 2 to protest the arrival of ships belonging to the Israel-based carrier Zim Integrated Shipping Services, the group announced on its Facebook page.
Port of New York and New Jersey
31 Jul 2014
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said port terminals handled record container lifts during the first half of 2014 despite winter storms that produced severe congestion during the year’s first weeks.
DAT dry van and reefer spot rates have fallen for three weeks.
31 Jul 2014
Spot rates have remained high as the trucking industry recovers from a tough winter and works its way through a capacity tightening, but freight rates are starting to trend toward more typical levels.
31 Jul 2014
The strengthening U.S. economy, a second-quarter surge in freight and higher rates boosted revenue and profit at Con-way’s less-than-truckload, logistics and truckload divisions.
31 Jul 2014
Horizon Lines reported a 10.8 percent increase in its second-quarter container volume but said rates declined, largely because of growing competition on its Jones Act domestic trades.
ITS terminal, Port of Long Beach
31 Jul 2014
Terminal operator and stevedore Ports America, with services in every major U.S. port, is expanding its footprint on the U.S. West Coast.
Middle Harbor expansion project, Long Beach
31 Jul 2014
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are aggressively expanding their cargo-handling capacity through multibillion-dollar capital programs, while at the same time being careful not to build excess capacity that will drive terminal operators’ rates lower.
Truck driver safety check
31 Jul 2014
Over-the-road shippers worried about peak-season capacity this fall need to focus on the front of the truck, not the back. There will be trailers available ready to receive freight, and enough trucks to pull them. What may be missing is the key ingredient in truck capacity: the driver.
30 Jul 2014
More shippers contracting with C.H. Robinson Worldwide shifted loads from railroad to highway in the second quarter after seeing intermodal rail service deteriorate.