Work is scheduled to begin in October on a $30 million dredging project to widen a bend at the entrance of the channel at Port Freeport, Texas, in order to allow transit by larger ships.
03 Sep 2014
Central Freight Lines reached out toward the East Coast last month by acquiring the less-than-truckload assets and business of Drug Transport, a Georgia-based company that in August filed for Chapter 11 protection from creditors in bankruptcy court in Atlanta.
29 Aug 2014
Rising furniture imports fueled by higher home sales are generating demand for Zenith Global Logistics, a third-party logistics company specializing in home furnishings.
25 Aug 2014
YRC Freight upgraded three terminals to distribution centers to help better manage higher freight volumes, completing a process begun in June in time for the fall peak shipping season.
25 Aug 2014
Port San Antonio named a new president and CEO on Aug. 25, tapping a 25-year economic development veteran to lead the inland industrial development agency.
04 Aug 2014
An announcement last week that a Chinese consortium would build a rail line connecting a planned port on Mexico’s Pacific Coast to a manufacturing hub along the U.S. border was heavy on fanfare but short on details.
29 Jul 2014
Dredging has begun on the first of two projects to deepen the Port of Houston’s container terminal channels from 40 to 45 feet, matching the depth of the Houston Ship Channel.
11 Jul 2014
Fast-growing Crane Worldwide Logistics is expanding, albeit cautiously.
25 Jun 2014
Kansas City Southern Railway’s new intermodal facility will allow the railroad to handle the growing conversion of truck loads to the rails in the Dallas region.
09 Jun 2014
Port Freeport is expanding its container-handling operations to meet expected growth in petrochemicals shipments.
06 Jun 2014
U.S. Gulf ports are seeing the first wave of increased cargo volume from shale drilling.