United States

30 Jul 2016
Ports in the U.S. and Canadian Pacific Northwest are planning feverishly for the larger cargo surges they know will occur in the coming years from big ships operated by powerful carrier alliances.
21 Jul 2016
Span Alaska gives Matson Logistics greater reach into The Frontier State, and door-to-door service capabilities increasingly needed to compete.
The Port of Baltimore, pictured, has rail access, but would stand to gain much if that access could accommodate double-stacked trains.
21 Jul 2016
The Port of Baltimore is not giving up on a project to raise the Howard Street tunnel enough to allow the passage of double-stacked freight trains.
Inventories have fallen from their recent seven-year high, but they are still a drag on growth throughout the transportation industry.
21 Jul 2016
"I think if you look at the absolute volumes, they are not strong,” Eric Butler, UP’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer, said.
21 Jul 2016
A drop in spot rates and sluggish economy bit into revenue and profit at the fourth-largest U.S. truckload carrier.
20 Jul 2016
Virginia's port will get more capacity and an operational overhaul.
20 Jul 2016
A recently re-enacted law will offer some U.S. importers tariff reductions.
Dedicated trucking makes up 8 percent more of Marten Transport's business mix than it did at this time last year.
20 Jul 2016
General truckload and intermodal sales softened, but Marten's dedicated division increased revenue by double digits.
Computer numeric control machining, pictured, is used to make complex shapes and components for industrial manufacturing. Toolots is a specialized web platform for shippers of such machinery.
20 Jul 2016
A new start-up offers to make life easier for shippers of manufacturing machinery, from finding buyers to providing logistics.
19 Jul 2016
CSX Transportation and the state’s port authority on Tuesday detailed two new projects there aimed at fueling more cargo through the ocean gateway and onto the rails, and vice versa.
High inventories continue to drag on demand for trucking and transportation services.
19 Jul 2016
Tonnage drops in June despite other improving indicators for trucking.