The Port of Houston will experience a pivotal 2017 as new and expanded petrochemical plants in the area start churning out what soon could be an additional 500,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units of annual plastic resin exports.
28 Jul 2016
The slight year-over-year drop in quarterly revenue was the first for ODFL since 2009.
12 Jun 2016
The Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, is riding a wave of bulk and project cargo with a common theme: the energy industry.
06 Jun 2016
Kansas City Southern Railway cross-border and domestic shippers are grappling with disruptions.
27 May 2016
An increase in Asian freight shipped straight to Mexico means fewer trucks heading south from the U.S., tighter capacity for northbound shipments.
09 May 2016
Facing a soft LTL market, Roadrunner takes steps to build out its U.S. network and attract freight from western Canada.
22 Apr 2016
The onset of new resin production in the Gulf Coast region will be good news for Gulf Winds International. The Houston-based distribution company expects booming petrochemical plant construction in the region to lead to a surge in containerized exports and transloading.
17 Mar 2016
Kansas City Southern Railway is resuming operations and reopening lines after severe flooding on the Louisiana-Texas border shut down intermodal service on both its main lines south and east of Shreveport.
15 Mar 2016
Kansas City Southern Railway has shut down intermodal service on both its main lines south and east of Shreveport after severe flooding on the Louisiana-Texas border. The railroad declined to comment to say when service would be restored and how much cargo was affected.
21 Feb 2016
Texas's non-container ports are in the middle of a multiyear boom brought on by construction of massive industrial plants that are being built around the ports of Brownsville and Corpus Christi to take advantage of the abundance of shale oil and gas flowing out of the Eagle Ford oil shale field in South Texas.
20 Feb 2016
Houston port is gearing up to handle a quantum leap in containerized exports of plastic resins that will be produced at the billions of dollars’ worth of petrochemical plants due to come on line in the next three or four years.
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