United States

United States

21 Oct 2014
UPS will raise freight rates for air and ground packages, domestic and international shipments and less-than-tr
17 Oct 2014
Congestion-caused delays at the largest U.S. port complex are pushing up outbound spot market truck rates from the Los Angeles-Long Beach market to inland distribution points.
17 Oct 2014
U.S. spot market truck rates were stable last week, and while freight volume dropped from the previous week, demand and pricing are still robust, DAT Solutions said.
17 Oct 2014
An analysis of recent lane-by-lane trucking activity in the U.S. turns on their heads some assumptions about spot market load boards and how they’re used by carriers.
17 Oct 2014
Quick180, a new online service that matches exporters needing a container with importers who have an unloaded box they want to get rid of, has signed Maersk Line as a participant.
17 Oct 2014
An on-again, off-again dispute between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and ICTSI, operator of Terminal 6 at the Port of Portland, once again shut down the port’s only container terminal for two days this week.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Oct. 17
17 Oct 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October and November, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
17 Oct 2014
US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx used a ceremony highlighting the expansion of Port Newark Container Terminal to put in a plug for an Obama administration proposal to spend $302 billion over the next four years on transport infrastructure.
17 Oct 2014
The Far East-U.S. East Coast container trade is shaping up as the potential “battlefield” of the future as an enlarged Panama Canal allows carriers to cascade larger ships from the Far East-Europe trade, according to Bimco.
16 Oct 2014
The U.S. Surface Transportation Board is pressuring Canadian Pacific Railway to better explain how it will address service issues.
16 Oct 2014
Truck capacity is tightening along the U.S.-Mexican border, forcing cross-border shippers to become more innovative, says Sonney Jones, a former shipper and now director of sales in Mexico for Transplace.