United States

Two different parts of the federal government, the Commerce Department and Department of Transportation, are looking into the issue of productivity at U.S. ports.
24 Aug 2016
The U.S. federal government with the help of shippers and others is trying to come to grips with how to improve port productivity.
04 Sep 2014
A pending free trade agreement involving the U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim countries could jeopardize mainland China’s dominance in producing apparel for U.S. consumers.
04 Sep 2014
Tracy Egoscue, an environmental attorney and former California deputy attorney general, was named to fill a vacant seat on the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners.
04 Sep 2014
Heavy truck orders in the U.S. continued their long climb in August, rising 29 percent year-over-year as trucking operators replace aging equipment at a faster pace.
03 Sep 2014
U.S. marine container chassis lessor Direct ChassisLink Inc. plans to expand into ownership, management and leasing of 53-foot domestic equipment, and says newly acquired equipment and technology provider REZ-1 will play a key role.
The U.S. average spot van rate remained flat for the fourth straight week at $2 per mile.
03 Sep 2014
Shippers aren’t getting much of a break from high U.S. spot market truck rates.
Jacksonville
03 Sep 2014
It’s been a good year for the Port of Jacksonville — even if the Northeast Florida port’s total container volume growth has been lackluster.
03 Sep 2014
In a deal that could have implications for refrigerated shippers and warehouse operators across the U.S., Costco agreed to pay $335,000 in penalties and spend as much as $2 million over the next few years to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its warehouse stores.
The 36-lane index of U.S. spot intermodal rates was up for a second week this week.
03 Sep 2014
Intermodal spot rates are higher than they were a year ago, and busy-season pricing is beginning to take the spot rates even higher.
03 Sep 2014
As U.S. manufacturing gains steam, Old Dominion Freight Line is gaining freight.
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.