North America

North America

23 Jul 2014
Six U.S. truck drivers have filed a class action suit accusing the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration of unlawfully disseminating reports of driver safety records to potential employers.
highway construction
23 Jul 2014
The U.S. Senate will vote this week on a House bill that would pump $10.9 billion into the dwindling Highway Trust Fund, keeping funding for road and bridge projects flowing to states until next May.
The Drewry benchmark spot rate from Hong Kong to Los Angeles dropped $100 this week to $1,800 per FEU.
23 Jul 2014
With another week left before carriers in the trans-Pacific lanes attempt a general rate increase of $600 per 40-foot container, spot rates from Asia to the U.S. West Coast dropped once again.
23 Jul 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Trucking Associations is urging the U.S. Senate to pass a shorter “short-term patch” to the Highway Trust Fund than that approved by the House of Representatives earlier this month and then quickly move to finding a long-term funding solution.
22 Jul 2014
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union today completed its two-day caucus in San Francisco, and the union will resume contract negotiations with the Pacific Maritime Association on Wednesday.
22 Jul 2014
The union representing about 400 harbor truck drivers at Port Metro Vancouver has given Canadian officials until July 30 to enforce government-mandated pay rates for drivers, or face another possible trucker strike at Canada’s largest port.
22 Jul 2014
Matson Inc. has agreed to pay the U.S. government $9 million to settle allegations that the company submitted false claims for fuel surcharges on military household goods shipments between continental U.S. points and Hawaii and Guam.
22 Jul 2014
The board of directors of the American Association of Port Authorities has elected Kristen Decas, CEO and port director of the Port of Hueneme, California, as its incoming chair...
22 Jul 2014
Crowley Maritime Transportation is hailing the Florida East Coast Railway decision to open its newest Intermodal Container Transport Facility at Port Everglades...
22 Jul 2014
What a difference a year — and a $300 million acquisition — can make. The acquisition of Gordon Trucking last November is powering significant growth at Heartland Express...
22 Jul 2014
Spurred by stronger industrial production, consumer spending and housing activity, truckload rates rose 5.2 percent on average in June from a year ago...