North America

North America

03 Jun 2015
The U.S. federal government on Wednesday mandated that heavy trucks be equipped with electronic stability controls by Aug. 1, 2017, the latest in a series of actions taken by the federal government to improve safety that will ultimately contribute to higher truck rates.
01 Jun 2015
After its first foray into an international market ended in a billion dollar loss last year, Target is once again embracing new additions to its supply chain. This time they’re playing it safe, though, investing in a market where they have a proven track record: the Internet.
01 Jun 2015
Uncertainties over implementation of the contract are bound to occur in the weeks ahead at all West Coast ports until the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association provide clarity on important provisions in the contract covering work rules and related issues such as mandatory dockworker inspections of chassis at marine terminals.
01 Jun 2015
Pasha Hawaii will add a second weekly call at Los Angeles and discontinue direct calls at Tacoma in a service overhaul that follows the carrier’s takeover last week of Horizon Lines’ Hawaii routes.
01 Jun 2015
The political courage and compromise displayed in the early 1980s is in short supply now on the Hill, leaving transportation providers and shippers to pick up the bill for higher shipping costs incurred through congestion.
01 Jun 2015
Canadian National Railway is buying more refrigerated intermodal equipment as the prospect of tighter regulation of food supply chains poses a challenge for shippers.
01 Jun 2015
XPO Logistics raised $1.26 billion from institutional investors and plans a $2 billion stock sale to help finance its latest acquisitions and prepare for more.
01 Jun 2015
Car carrier operator AML Ship Management GmbH was sentenced to pay $800,000 in fines and community service payments for illegally discharging oily bilge water off the Alaskan coast and presenting false records to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Package Sorter in Cincinnati
01 Jun 2015
Global delivery company DHL Express will invest $108 million to expand its Americas hub at Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky airport to keep pace with rising demand in international e-commerce and trade.
31 May 2015
Signifying the next stage in the revitalization and development of the Jones Act U.S. fleet, a combined container/ro-ro (con-ro) carrier has been phased into the Hawaii-U.S. mainland trade.