North America

North America

Intermodal train
22 Aug 2014
The U.S. rail regulatory agency is asking the seven major U.S. and Canadian railroads, along with short lines, to explain how they will handle the expected surge of intermodal traffic, noting the situation has been “challenging.”
Shoes in a store
21 Aug 2014
Containerized footwear imports into the United States plummeted in the first half of 2014, although the industry is optimistic sales will pick up in the second half of the year.
21 Aug 2014
Thousands of containers of agricultural products heading to Russia are still on the water, in limbo until shippers can find new destinations for their goods.
21 Aug 2014
The Virginia Port Authority today 
21 Aug 2014
A freight market that hasn’t “ramped down” this summer spells opportunity for Launch Logistics, the new third-party logistics subsidiary of shipping reseller Unishippers.
21 Aug 2014
North American truckload and intermodal freight rates trended higher in July, when truck tonnage rose more sharply than expected, buoyed by industrial output, imports and automotive shipping.
The UPS Store
21 Aug 2014
Hackers may have stolen payment information from an undisclosed number of shipping customers of The UPS Store in a period stretching from January to August, UPS said Aug. 20.
21 Aug 2014
International intermodal volume growth in North America in in July slowed from the month before, but the gains were still healthy, and a robust forecast for U.S. maritime imports for this month suggest the shipment of marine containers could kick into a higher gear.
21 Aug 2014
Singamas chairman Teo Siong Seng does not believe the antidumping and countervailing duty investigation the company is facing in the U.S. will have a lasting effect on its business.
Flag of New Brunswick, Canada
21 Aug 2014
The Port of Saint John, New Brunswick, is trying to build on a recent surge in volume and play a bigger role in an eastern Canada container trade long dominated by Montreal and Halifax.
Port of Charleston
21 Aug 2014
South Carolina Ports Authority said its fiscal year 2014 results surpassed original plans, and now fiscal year 2015 is off to a good start too.