United States

United States

17 Apr 2015
Nunzio LaGrasso, a former International Longshoremen’s Association official in New Jersey, was sentenced this week to state and federal prison terms for his role in an organized-crime scheme to extort money from union members.
Port of Oakland
15 Apr 2015
Containerized imports of full containers through the Port of Oakland posted a 39.4 percent year-over-year increase in March, reversing sharp declines caused by congestion during the first two months of 2015.
Garden City terminal at Port of Savannah
15 Apr 2015
West Coast congestion contributed to a year-over-year increase of 23.7 percent in full containers handled at the Port of Savannah during March. Including empty boxes, volume jumped 27.8 percent.
14 Apr 2015
The pace of truck rate increases could slow this year, if manufacturing continues to grow slowly and low energy prices deter capital investment, Wall Street analysts said. However, they see a storm coming in 2016-17.
14 Apr 2015
U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero on Tuesday said the agency is “taking the temperature” on alleged unreasonable demurrage and detention fees. But the agency doesn’t have a timeline on when it will act -- whether that’s through an investigation, a fact-finding mission or something else -- nor is there a guarantee it will.
14 Apr 2015
CSX Transportation profit in the first quarter rose 11 percent year-over-year to $442 million, as strong pricing power helped offset weak intermodal volume growth. Revenue in first three months of year was flat at $3 billion compared to the same period a year ago.
14 Apr 2015
The U.S. House and Senate may have to act to preserve changes to a controversial restart provision in 2013 truck driver hours-of-service rules if a report on those rules isn't ready by Sept. 30, NASSTRAC officials told shippers.
14 Apr 2015
A U.S. dollar in hyperdrive is helping exporters in some trading nations and setting the stage for a surge of U.S. imports.
14 Apr 2015
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has denied the appeal of two Somali nationals who challenged their piracy and murder convictions on grounds that their alleged crimes weren’t committed in international waters.
14 Apr 2015
Port of Oakland officials say that as cargo recovers from winter disruptions, they’re developing proposals to accelerate containerized trade flow through their five marine terminals and reduce waiting times for harbor truckers.
14 Apr 2015
Africa may be the future frontier for apparel sourcing, but with infrastructure and industry on the continent still lacking, apparel manufacturers say they’re staying put in Southeast Asia for the time being.