United States

05 May 2016
Georgia is the first U.S. port authority to take this approach. The authority’s incoming port director Griff Lynch made it clear Thursday that the port authority did not intend to offer a container weighing service to shippers — as its competitor, the Port of Charleston, has done — nor will the port of Savannah offer services on a contingency basis — as officials in Baltimore have done.
05 May 2016
Don’t mention “Uberization” to Barry Conlon.
05 May 2016
Although Amazon is not in the transportation business, FedEx, UPS and DHL can’t ignore Amazon’s competitive challenge, Satish Jindel, president of SJ Consulting Group, said.
05 May 2016
JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett joins APM Terminals Head of Pricing and Strategy Jeremy Ford at the 16th TPM Conference in Long Beach to discuss the rate of growth in ship sizes and APMT’s strategy for coping with these vessels and the operational challenges of vessel-sharing agreements. The duo also discuss APMT’s efforts to breed efficiency beyond the waterfront and throughout the rest of the supply chain.
05 May 2016
Truckload carriers are struggling to bring capacity in line with demand, as an increase in the first-quarter JOC.com Truckload Capacity Index shows.
Port of New York, Elizabeth
05 May 2016
Leading the North America combined outbound and inbound container trade in 2015 were the Southern California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with a combined volume of 10.4 million laden TEUs, tumbling 4.5 percent year-over-year.
Port Metro Vancouver
05 May 2016
Leading the North America outbound container trade in 2015 were the Southern California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with a combined volume of 2.8 million TEUs, plunging 7.8 percent year-over-year, although representing 18.1 percent of the overall North America outbound container trade.
Port of Los Angeles, Evergreen terminal
05 May 2016
Leading the North America inbound container trade in 2015 were the Southern California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with a combined volume of 7.6 million TEUs, declining 2.2 percent year-over-year while representing 30.3 percent of the overall North America inbound container trade.
03 May 2016
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is levying the collective experience of the private sector to fight congestion at U.S ports.
03 May 2016
The Port of Oakland is doing its part to reduce truck congestion with a subsidy program.
03 May 2016
“The rails have taken a hands-off attitude when it comes to SOLAS, which, after all, is a maritime issue,” Larry Gross, a senior transportation analyst at FTR Associates, told JOC.com Tuesday.