United States

United States

25 Jan 2015
With the global middle class set to grow by nearly 3 billion people by 2030, congestion threatens to choke trade and economic growth, economist Walter Kemmsies told the SMC3 2015 JumpStart conference last week.
25 Jan 2015
The U.S. average spot rate for a dry van truck on DAT load boards dropped below $2 per mile last week for the fist time since May, as a slower post-holiday freight season began.
24 Jan 2015
A dramatic drop in U.S. oil and fuel prices is proving a temporary salve for shippers pinched by rising transportation costs. The relief is only be temporary, analysts warn.
23 Jan 2015
Higher rates, better utilization, more drivers and new holiday business meant more revenue and profit for Covenant Transportation in 2014.
23 Jan 2015
The Pacific Maritime Association on Friday released detailed accounts of the dramatic drop in longshore productivity at West Coast ports that began in late October and continues to contribute to stifling port congestion.
23 Jan 2015
Kansas City Southern Railway’s intermodal traffic increased 8 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2014, despite congestion from other U.S. railroads and cross-border diversions that cost it some volume.
23 Jan 2015
UPS is considering "new pricing strategies," including targeted peak-season surcharge prices, after spending $200 million more than expected to deliver packages this holiday season.
23 Jan 2015
Canadian National Railway turned down a request by the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference to extend the current conciliation process by 60 days, saying additional time isn’t required to reach an agreement.
23 Jan 2015
Canadian Pacific Railway said it expects mid- to high-single-digit intermodal revenue growth this year, as domestic intermodal traffic builds steadily and container lines boost volume on improving services.
23 Jan 2015
After five years of strength in the southbound leg, the weakening value of the real is generating strong demand for Brazilian exports.
22 Jan 2015
Union Pacific Railroad said U.S. West Coast port congestion will remain a drag on its volume growth until the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and waterfront employers agree to a contract.