United States

United States

25 Nov 2014
The idle container ship fleet has fallen to its lowest level since the global financial crisis erupted in late 2008 , as port congestion on the U.S. West Coast and in Manila keeps vessels in work.
25 Nov 2014
The Port of Houston Authority has selected Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. to design the first phase of a new rail line to the port’s Bayport terminal.
25 Nov 2014
The value of U.S. trade with Mexico and Canada increased by $7.8 billion in September, exceeding $100 billion for the seventh straight month as manufacturing activity and freight shipping in all three North American Free Trade Agreement partners expanded.
25 Nov 2014
A tentative U.S.-Mexico aviation pact would expand air cargo services linking the North American trading partners, but the biggest benefits may go to global shippers.
24 Nov 2014
Carriers in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement covering the eastbound Asia to U.S. trade have postponed implementing a massive general rate increase originally set to be implemented on Dec. 15.
24 Nov 2014
WASHINGTON D.C. — The U.S. port industry’s celebration earier this year for pressuring Congress to pass legislation aimed at boosting federal funding on a set schedule for the next decade may be short-lived.
24 Nov 2014
Increasing container dwell times are taking a toll at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, further exacerbating congestion at the busiest U.S. port complex.
24 Nov 2014
The Port of Long Beach in December will open a facility for the storage of empty containers, a move that is expected to help relieve congestion at marine terminals and at the same time free up chassis for use in the harbor.
24 Nov 2014
U.S. shippers dependent on congested ports face a tough year ahead, FTR Associates says. But that doesn't mean 2015 will be easy — or cheap — for anyone shipping freight in the U.S.
24 Nov 2014
The nation’s largest regional less-than-truckload carrier is moving to larger digs.
24 Nov 2014
West Coast port congestion keeps spot market truck prices on inland routes high, and shippers are rethinking supply chains as cost rise.