United States

Terminal operators at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have scrapped a proposed fee on chassis entering their facilities after a regulatory challenge from chassis lessors.
23 Aug 2016
LA-LB terminal operators decide to individually negotiate hosting arrangements with chassis-leasing companies.
09 Sep 2014
Freight shipments rose 2.3 percent in August from July, according to the Cass Freight Index, buoyed by increased U.S. manufacturing and the tail end of the peak season for containerized imports.
09 Sep 2014
The U.S. intermodal sector has experienced significant growing pains, ranging from more concentrated discharge of import cargo at marine terminals to a deterioration in rail service. The inability of motor carriers to attract enough drivers to handle growth in demand also puts pressure on the so-called first and last miles of the intermodal legs.
09 Sep 2014
The port of Tucson, Arizona, will soon gain more capacity and have less traffic congestion, thanks to a expansi
09 Sep 2014
The Virginia Port Authority was awarded a $15 million TIGER grant that will pay nearly half the $31 million cost of a new intermodal gate complex at Norfolk International Terminals.
09 Sep 2014
Political pressure on the rail industry to move grain exports faster continues to build with U.S.
09 Sep 2014
Investors are scrambling to put together deals for acquisition and financing of port assets before U.S. interest rates rise from current rock-bottom levels, according to Drewry Maritime Advisors.
09 Sep 2014
U.S containerized imports in September will be strong but won’t match the intensity seen in August, as shippers brought in the majority of back-to-school and holiday merchandise last month, according to the newest forecast from Global Port Tracker.
09 Sep 2014
Hub Group Trucking is converting its owner-operator drivers into company employees for its California drayage operations, citing increasing threats of litigation over alleged misclassification of drivers’ employment status.
09 Sep 2014
With turn times of 30 to 45 minutes, the Port of Charleston is a model for the efficient handling of drayage trucks, but that doesn’t mean the South Carolina port is paradise for harbor truckers.
08 Sep 2014
With the U.S. Congress back in session after the August recess, a coalition of shippers and freight transportation providers is wasting no time letting legislators and the Obama administration know what they want out of the next federal highway bill.