Although the Port of Charleston will be leaving the regional chassis pool in the Southeast, port officials in Savannah, Georgia; Jacksonville, Florida; and Wilmington, North Carolina, remain optimistic that they can upgrade the fleet with safer, modern equipment.
Governor Robert Bentley Names Maritime Executives to Port Authority Board of Directors – Angus Cooper III Named Chairman
13 May 2021
Shippers moving goods to and from the Southeast may expect further disruptions in service as fuel shortages linger, pushing more freight to the spot market.
20 Apr 2021
A new all-water service from Asia will boost the volume of imports flowing into the US Gulf Coast amid an ongoing boom in regional import distribution capacity.
06 Apr 2021
Alabama-based truckload carrier AMX is raising driver pay, but wants to do so in a way that will allow the carrier to maintain increased wages when demand – and rates – recede.
17 Feb 2021
Texas is the epicenter of supply-chain damage caused by Winter Storm Uri, but the disruption is being felt nationwide. Mexican imports by truck may be delayed for days.
28 Sep 2020
Houston’s need for additional space comes as it hopes to begin funding a multi-year channel widening project by next year amid a building boom for container ship capacity along the US Gulf Coast.
02 Jun 2020
BendPak’s 100,000-square-foot distribution center near the Port of Mobile will allow the company to offer one- and two-day shipping to customers in the eastern half of the US.
12 May 2020
MTC Logistics’ new cold storage facility will support a major expansion of frozen food imports and exports at the Port of Mobile.
18 Feb 2020
Truckload carrier Alabama Motor Express sees opportunities to grow by purchasing smaller carriers hit by rising truck insurance premiums.
24 Jan 2020
Grupo Murchison and Neltume Ports have formed a joint venture to operate the Port of Mobile’s new ro-ro terminal, expected to open in early 2021.
01 Nov 2019
Port of New Orleans Commercial Director Janine Mansour on the 2019 reality of the long-awaited resin boom, expansion plans, inland logistics, volume-related equipment challenges.
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