North America

30 Sep 2016
A pilot program for the first truck appointment system in a terminal at the Port of New York and New Jersey will begin Oct. 13, enacting a much discussed – and somewhat delayed - measure that has divided  truckers and port leaders but is key to reducing sporadic congestion.
20 Sep 2016
Seasonal adjustments may account, in part, for an unusually strong gain in truck tonnage in "difficult-to-read" August.
Extended gate hours at the Port of Oakland, pictured, are pulling down costs for shippers and driving up productivity.
20 Sep 2016
Beneficial cargo owners and truckers in Northern California support extended gate hours at Oakland's largest terminal.
20 Sep 2016
EZE Truck Holdings, which has grown through mergers and acquisitions since 2009, is combining with Farran International.
20 Sep 2016
Canadian importers and exporters’ frustration is mounting after two Hanjin vessels — one set to sail to Tokyo and another to Seattle — have been stranded in Canadian waters for more than two weeks.
19 Sep 2016
Carrier's boxes aren't being allowed in or out of port's terminal gates.
19 Sep 2016
The Port of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, is studying the feasibility of a new terminal that would handle breakbulk and bulk cargoes.
16 Sep 2016
Truckload linehaul costs and intermodal pricing both drop year-over-year, leading Avondale Partners to lower its truckload rate forecast.
Pokémon Go, pictured, may have introduced the world to augmented reality, or the imposition of digital renderings and information upon live video images, but the wider adoption of the technology by industry is where it will have the biggest impact.
16 Sep 2016
"Augmented reality" technology that blends the actual and the virtual is finding real-world uses beyond gaming, and the supply chain could benefit.
16 Sep 2016
The International Longshoremen’s Association is refusing to load Hanjin Shipping containers aboard ships or allow Hanjin boxes to leave US East and Gulf Coast terminals.
15 Sep 2016
Peak season finally arrives in the trans-Pacific.