United States

The electronic logging device mandate could create value for smaller trucking companies by enabling better shipment visibility.
29 Aug 2016
A U.S. federal mandate requiring truck drivers to use electronic logging devices by the end of next year won’t necessarily be the harbinger of a long-anticipated “capacity crunch.”
Maersk container ship
08 Oct 2014
Maersk Line said its 2M east-west alliance with Mediterranean Shipping Co. will be launched in January following approval by the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission in a 4-1 vote on Wednesday.
08 Oct 2014
Under new management, Omnitracs eyes international opportunities as global demand for fleet telematics technology grows.
08 Oct 2014
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists have intercepted another ship contaminated with Asian Gypsy Moth, this time in the Port of Honolulu. It’s the first time the destructive pest has been found at the Hawaiian port, and also the first time the unwanted guests were sourced to Taiwan.
08 Oct 2014
The Port of Gulfport, Mississippi, which is losing its largest tenant with the departure of Chiquita to New Orleans, expects to sign a new long-term lease with Dole Fresh Fruit Co.
08 Oct 2014
Georgia port and state officials have signed a partnership agreement with the Army Corps of Engineers that allows work contracts to be awarded for deepening of Savannah’s port channel to 47 feet.
08 Oct 2014
The state of Texas will help fund the effort to continue replacing old drayage trucks at the Port of Houston with cleaner, more environmentally friendly models through a $3 million grant.
08 Oct 2014
Trucking companies increasingly are investing in trailers, replacing older equipment and rethinking their fleet size as they move to drop-and-hook strategies to maximize use of existing capacity.
08 Oct 2014
Mike Zampa, a communications specialist for the past 25 years, including eight years in the maritime industry, was named director of communications at the Port of Oakland.
Drewry’s benchmark spot rate from Hong Kong to Los Angeles registered at $1,875 per 40-foot container this week for the third straight report.
08 Oct 2014
Spot rates from Hong Kong to Los Angeles plateaued this week, highlighting three straight weeks of stability following a volatile September.
08 Oct 2014
Truckload capacity is being pulled to the spot market and the small to midsize carriers that rely on load boards, despite rising spot market prices, according to Scott Moscrip, founder and CEO of load-matching service Internet Truckstop.