When competition spurs investment, shippers stand to benefit regardless of their port preference. A variety of factors — harbor depths, ocean services, on- and near-dock intermodal facilities, rail lift capacity, and inland reach — will determine where shippers will funnel Asia imports heading to Chicago and the Ohio Valley sweet spot farther east.
Norfolk Southern opens transfer terminal in Chesapeake to serve shippers of dry and liquid bulk commodities
26 Oct 2016
NS is the first and only Class I railroad to report an uptick in domestic and international intermodal business this earnings season.
21 Sep 2016
The Port of Virginia has cleared the way for the port to begin work doubling capacity at a deep-sea container terminal where space has been tight as traffic has increased on the Virginia waterfront.
26 Jul 2016
US trucking industry pioneer built one of the largest LTL carriers, now UPS Freight.
09 Jun 2016
Details were still scant Thursday as to the exact problem that occurred. The port authority had yet to respond to a JOC.com request for specifics.
10 May 2016
The Virginia Port Authority has revised its position on the SOLAS container weight rule, the latest sign of how terminals and port operators are changing tactics.
20 Apr 2016
The business agent-financial secretary for an International Longshoremen’s Association local at the Port of Virginia resigned, and will be removed from other positions, after an audit revealed funds were used for non-union purposes, a top officer said.
12 Apr 2016
The U.S. economy may be crawling along, but Estes Express Lines is moving faster, opening a new less-than-truckload terminal in the Chicago area.
11 Mar 2016
After a flat January, container volume surged by double digits at the Port of Virginia in February, partly thanks to favorable comparisons to last year.
09 Mar 2016
Canadian Pacific Railway officially filed its proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday outlining a shareholder resolution to be considered at Norfolk Southern Railway’s annual meeting this spring. But, the overture merely asks NS shareholders to consider a trust rather than set the stage for control over the NS board.
03 Mar 2016
FedEx, the largest less-than-truckload carrier in North America and the second-largest trucking operator in the U.S., has joined the league of logistics industry groups, including rival UPS, opposed to a proposed Canadian Pacific-Norfolk Southern railway merger.
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