North America

North America

04 May 2015
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie refused to to sign legislation to withdraw his state from the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor and transfer its New Jersey duties to the state police.
04 May 2015
XPO Logistics will nearly triple its drayage capacity through the acquisition of Bridge Terminal Transport for $100 million.
04 May 2015
Eco Flow, a Southern California harbor trucking company backed by a venture capital firm in Los Angeles, on Monday announced with the Teamsters union the formation of a motor carrier with employee drivers.
04 May 2015
Matson’s first quarter operating income quadrupled from a year earlier as the carrier’s niche China-to-U.S. West Coast service continued to benefit from delays afflicting other trans-Pacific carriers.
04 May 2015
Trans-Pacific ocean carriers have been digging in their heels to get rate increases in their 2014-2015 trans-Pacific ocean contracts and have been getting increases in some cases, especially on routes from Asia to East Coast ports, but rates negotiated for shipments from Asia to West Coast ports have been flat or lower than last year in some cases when bunker fuel surcharges are included in the rate.
04 May 2015
Mark Michaels has been named senior vice president and chief commercial officer at chassis lessor TRAC Intermod
BNSF container train
04 May 2015
BNSF Railway’s net first-quarter earnings jumped 44 percent to $1 billion despite West Coast port congestion that pulled down its intermodal volume roughly 5.5 percent in the period.
04 May 2015
Noting what could be the “new normal” at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the Marine Exchange of Southern California said Monday there were no container ships at anchor, and none are expected to stop at anchor on Tuesday, either.
04 May 2015
For the first time in seven years, ArcBest Corporation posted a first-quarter profit, thanks in large part to competitive pricing in spite of diminishing volumes, the company said Monday.
04 May 2015
Seattle and Tacoma took a big hit in the first quarter as its market share among Canadian Pacific Northwest ports took a dive amid longshore labor disruption.