North America

03 May 2016
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is levying the collective experience of the private sector to fight congestion at U.S ports.
15 Apr 2016
In an unsurprising but welcome move for U.S. ports pursuing major harbor deepening projects, both houses of the U.S. Congress this week pushed forward legislation that would exceed White House and congressional targets for port funding.
14 Apr 2016
U.S. lawmakers Thursday showed little interest in getting directly involved with the controversy surrounding the SOLAS container weight rule.
13 Apr 2016
CSX Transportation offered a dim outlook for intermodal volume growth Wednesday, after the company said declines in international business in the first quarter offset domestic gains and are expected to continue to hamper domestic volume growth in the year ahead.
12 Apr 2016
The U.S. economy may be crawling along, but Estes Express Lines is moving faster, opening a new less-than-truckload terminal in the Chicago area.
11 Apr 2016
A new U.S. Department of Transportation push to promote coastal and inland waterway container services has come despite signs that such efforts have a poor track record.
11 Apr 2016
Truckload rates are dropping as weak demand feeds pressure on shippers to reduce U.S. transportation costs, logistics providers and brokers at the Transportation Intermediaries Association conference learned.
08 Apr 2016
The truck driver shortage is more a problem for large trucking operators, as the total number of drivers and small fleets grows, said Jeff Tucker, chairman of the Transportation Intermediaries Association and head of Tucker Company Worldwide.
08 Apr 2016
BNSF Railway Friday raised the possibility that its proposed international intermodal railyard four miles from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which has been more than 10 years in the making, may never be built because of environmental challenges.
08 Apr 2016
The Port of Oakland in March recorded its third-straight month of increased exports, lifting port executives’ hopes that a drop in the value of the dollar will lead to growing exports this year.
07 Apr 2016
The Port of Long Beach is studying land use to plan development of the marine terminal capacity needed to handle growing cargo volumes and larger vessels while remaining committed to environmental stewardship and community partnership.