United States

16 Apr 2014
U.S. rail traffic is returning to normal after one of the coldest winters in recent memory, Bradley Thrasher, vice president and general manager of industrial products at the Union Pacific Railroad, told the Los Angeles Transportation Club April 15.
09 Apr 2014
The Los Angeles 2020 Commission today urged the rival ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to merge...
Drewry Container Rate Benchmark, April 9, 2014.
09 Apr 2014
The Drewry benchmark rate for shipping from Hong Kong to Los Angeles was flat in the week of April 9, remaining at its lowest level since December 2013 at $1,836 per 40-foot container.
09 Apr 2014
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said the state port authority’s operating losses must end, and that he plans “some very substantial changes” to the port board and wants to renegotiate its 20-year lease of APM Terminals’ Portsmouth facility.
09 Apr 2014
UTi Worldwide says it saw “pockets of strength” in its air freight forwarding segment’s fiscal fourth quarter, contributing to a slight volume increase year-over-year, although that was not enough to offset a challenging pricing environment and softness in the global economy.
09 Apr 2014
Opponents of allowing larger and heavier trucks on the nation’s highways are already calling foul on a yet-to-be-released study by the U.S. Department of Transportation and want President Obama to put the research on hold.
09 Apr 2014
Despite growing concerns about tight supplies and rising prices, U.S. red meat exports performed well in February...
09 Apr 2014
Shippers moved more freight and spent more to do so in March and the first quarter, despite weather-related supply chain disruptions, Cass Information Systems finds.
08 Apr 2014
Contract truckload rates are set to rise higher than anticipated, BB&T says, as carrier try to recoup high costs and compensate for lower earnings following this winter's disruptive storms.
08 Apr 2014
Australia has secured a significant competitive advantage in the lucrative Japanese beef market over its main rival, the United States.
08 Apr 2014
Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood doesn’t have much faith in Congress getting it act together soon to pass a surface transportation bill.

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