United States

United States

01 Jul 2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved $1.303 million in funding for engineering and design of a project to deepen the port’s 45-foot channel to 52 feet in order to handle larger container ships.
24 Jun 2015
The Preventing Labor Union Slowdown Act that was filed at the weekend by Sen. James Risch, R-Idaho, was the third bill in the past two months that focuses on U.S. ports, but for retailers who depend upon a smooth flow of commerce, the attitude toward port legislation is, bring it on.
23 Jun 2015
APM Terminals is transferring its lease at Houston’s Barbours Cut terminal to the port authority, which will market the 80-acre site to other users.
23 Jun 2015
A bipartisan committee in the U.S. Senate has unveiled a new six-year surface transportation reauthorization bill that includes more than a quarter-trillion dollars in infrastructure investment and designated funding for freight corridors.
23 Jun 2015
Tightening capacity fueled by growing demand spells the end to historically low logistics costs, according to the latest State of Logistics report out of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.
23 Jun 2015
Truck tonnage in the U.S. rose 1.1 percent in May after dropping 1.4 percent in April, but large inventories and slow-paced manufacturing growth are limiting freight demand.
23 Jun 2015
A veteran transportation attorney who remembers fondly the days when the Interstate Commerce Commission issued meaningful regulations, told transportation executives Monday not to expect such fact-based rulings today from the Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
22 Jun 2015
Owner-operator drivers in New Orleans protested truck turn times and construction delays at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal, but port officials said the demonstration did not affect operations.
22 Jun 2015
Indiana is the place to set up shop if you’re a logistics firm or a shipper looking for a state with global market appeal, according to an Indiana state manufacturing and logistics initiative.
22 Jun 2015
CaroTrans is launching a new weekly, direct less-than-container-load service from Milan to Charleston starting next month, amid weak westbound volume growth on the trade lane.
22 Jun 2015
Florida shippers and manufacturers in the Tampa Area Bay can use a new 1,400-acre logistics park to distribute goods, particularly e-commerce items, from the nearby port and other directions leading to the growing population center.