Drayage

Drayage

Commentary

As we approach the TPM Conference in March, it’s hard to recall any year in the 15 years of this event when the industry was more unsettled, more dissatisfied and more uncertain of what the future holds. Such is the result of a monumentally troublesome 2014, when shippers and their providers absorbed more broadsides from more directions and with less notice than any year in memory.

News & Analysis

19 Jan 2015
APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India closed its gates Sunday after truck drivers protesting intermittent gate closings at the facility violently clashed with police at the Nhave Sheva port complex.
16 Jan 2015
Union and non-union drayage drivers serving Port Metro Vancouver will likely strike at Canada’s largest container port as soon as Feb. 1 if the provincial government doesn’t meet their demands.
14 Jan 2015
Representatives of union and non-union drayage drivers serving Port Metro Vancouver will meet with British Columbia’s minister of transportation on Thursday in what drivers call a final attempt to avoid another strike at Canada’s largest container port.
13 Jan 2015
New York-New Jersey port truckers say chassis shortages and dislocations have continued into 2015 while industry officials work to develop a portwide pool of interchangeable “gray” chassis by mid-year.
13 Jan 2015
Drayage companies are pressing their fight with New York-New Jersey marine terminals over a tariff change that allows terminals to refuse to compensate truckers for waiting time caused by late ships or other reasons beyond motor carriers’ control.
07 Jan 2015
A fast-growing intermodal operator, ASF opened its 11th terminal, a drayage facility, as it looks to capture more Southeastern U.S. freight.
NIT at Port of Virginia
06 Jan 2015
The Port of Virginia will delay the launch of a truck appointment system at Norfolk International Terminals until this spring.
05 Jan 2015
Dennis Morgan is taking the wheel as president of Cowan Systems, an evolving dedicated truckload and drayage carrier with trucking roots reaching back to the 1920s.
16 Dec 2014
Container terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey will close on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day but will be open for regular hours on Friday, Dec. 26.
16 Dec 2014
U.S. intermodal trains on average are moving faster, but they still have a ways to go before delivering the level of service shippers had come to expect before last winter.