United States

29 Sep 2016
A national freight forwarder and customs brokers trade group is urging federal officials to clarify regulations that would increase the value threshold of goods that are exempt from paying duty from $200 to $800, and to tighten the scrutiny of duty-free goods as they come in to prevent abuses of the rule change.
10 Oct 2014
Two chassis-leasing companies, DCLI and TRAC Intermodal, will add 3,000 chassis to their Southern California fleets in response to a request by the Port of Long Beach that the private sector step up its efforts to help relieve the growing chassis problem in the harbor.
10 Oct 2014
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has posted details of its proposed changes in rules for licensing, financial responsibility and duties of ocean transportation intermediaries.
10 Oct 2014
A second New Jersey Senate committee has approved a bill to allow the state to withdraw from the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor, despite warnings that the legislation would be struck down in court.
10 Oct 2014
The largest U.S. container ports are expected to see a final surge in imports, with shipments setting a monthly record in October, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
10 Oct 2014
After declining for two weeks, the DAT Solutions national average spot market rates for dry van and flatbed truckloads moved up in the first days of October, propelled by higher freight demand.
10 Oct 2014
With an eye toward the 2016 expansion of the Panama Canal, Houston and other Gulf of Mexico ports are investing to expand their capacity to handle the larger ships that will transit the canal’s new locks.
10 Oct 2014
Shipper spending rose faster than shipment volume in September, according to the Cass Freight Index, as the economy cooled a degree but U.S. freight rates remained elevated and surface transportation capacity tight amid the inland peak shipping season.
09 Oct 2014
Dockworkers in Los Angeles-Long Beach are making the already terrible congestion problems at marine terminals insufferable by pulling trucks over and requiring inspections that reportedly go far beyond the normal safety procedures.
09 Oct 2014
New NEMF President Tom Connery sees expansion ahead for regional LTL trucking company NEMF, not just in terms of service territory but new services, from port drayage to flatbed hauling.
09 Oct 2014
The logistics of e-commerce fulfillment continues to change along with the whims of consumers, so although industrial real estate developers really want a single model to guide their planning efforts, it’s not going to happen anytime soon.