North America

29 Sep 2016
A national freight forwarder and customs brokers trade group is urging federal officials to clarify regulations that would increase the value threshold of goods that are exempt from paying duty from $200 to $800, and to tighten the scrutiny of duty-free goods as they come in to prevent abuses of the rule change.
Intermodal executives aren't too excited about the outlook for demand, but it shouldn't faze shippers, who stand to gain from lower rates.
22 Sep 2016
With freight demand down and declining, Class I railroad executives now say they don’t expect to see a rebound in intermodal volume until the second half of 2017.
22 Sep 2016
DP World plans to transform Saint John, New Brunswick, into an alternative gateway for containerized imports bound for the US Northeast, much like the Dubai-based terminal operator’s Port of Prince Rupert facility on the opposite coast.
21 Sep 2016
The Port of Virginia has cleared the way for the port to begin work doubling capacity at a deep-sea container terminal where space has been tight as traffic has increased on the Virginia waterfront.
21 Sep 2016
The US Department of Transportation laid down guidelines this week for manufacturers of automated vehicles that provide a clearer path forward for autonomous trucks.
21 Sep 2016
TNT's European road network, and its ability to handle profitable palletized freight, will be important to FedEx as it integrates global express operations.
20 Sep 2016
Port authority says bankrupt carrier has paid terminal charges.
20 Sep 2016
FedEx raised revenue, profit in its first quarter as owner of TNT Express, despite integration costs following acquisition.
20 Sep 2016
The US Federal Maritime Commission has had some success in helping cargo interests minimize costs and retrieve cargo stranded by Hanjin Shipping’s bankruptcy.
The Hanjin Miami is one of two ships stuck off the US East Coast, with the second being the Seaspan Efficiency, which is waiting in the Atlantic Ocean off Georgia after it was unable to call at Savannah.
20 Sep 2016
After sitting anchored at sea for more than two weeks the Hanjin Miami is expected to soon enter the Port of New York and New Jersey.
20 Sep 2016
Seasonal adjustments may account, in part, for an unusually strong gain in truck tonnage in "difficult-to-read" August.