Transportation Policy

News & Analysis

13 Jan 2017
A US Commerce Department report published Thursday stressed the benefits of collecting port productivity data.
12 Jan 2017
US shippers hoping Uncle Sam would shine a light on the metrics that impact the reliability and costs of their containerized supply chains are bound for disappointment.
11 Jan 2017
Elaine Chao's measured responses signal shippers and transport providers shouldn’t expect massive infrastructure upgrades soon.
10 Jan 2017
India has established a company to oversee its Sagar Mala port-led development program and announced 12 more port projects.
26 Dec 2016
Elaine Chao's pro-business approach could be a big win for motor carriers that have faced a laundry list of regulations under the Obama administration that threaten to tighten capacity and increase shipping rates.
25 Dec 2016
When it comes to big-budget infrastructure spending proposals, US shippers and transportation providers be warned: you’ve been down this road before.
21 Dec 2016
If approved, the agreement between maritime heavyweights would be the first global terminal alliance.
19 Dec 2016
Shippers, truckers, and logistics providers say the industry in the next four years must demand in a unified voice more investment in aging US freight infrastructure.
16 Dec 2016
What does the freight and shipping industry need from Washington?
14 Dec 2016
In another big-ticket reform initiative, India’s union cabinet on Wednesday approved new legislation meant to transform major, or public, ports into independent companies.