The main rail option from China for European importers is via the so-called “middle corridor,” but as demand steadily increases, so too are the many chokepoints along the route.
02 Dec 2021
The ninth-largest LTL carrier is in a race to build out its network capacity as more freight and heavier shipments hit its docks.
31 May 2021
US produce and food shippers are short on trucks as heightened demand for grocery and restaurant food meets shortages of everything from ketchup to truck drivers to pallets.
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.
08 Apr 2021
Shippers can save more money than ever before on intermodal, if they could find equipment and draymen to move their cargo to and from rail terminals amid scarce supply of both.
31 Mar 2021
Maersk said its new service to US Southeast ports will add faster transits from Asia and serves the rapidly growing Vietnam export market.
29 Mar 2021
The Georgia Ports Authority has approved $205 million in capital expenditures to address the congestion slowing down the supply chain through the port of Savannah.
23 Mar 2021
Rapid e-commerce delivery requirements, as well as capacity shortages and equipment imbalances, are spurring the growth of transloading near US seaports, speakers at TPM21 said.
15 Mar 2021
MSC said it will bring on a new trans-Pacific service linking the southern Chinese port of Yantian and Vietnam with the two largest ports in the US Southeast and New York.
03 Dec 2020
LTL freight volumes and tonnage are increasing year over year in the fourth quarter, but the pandemic’s latest waves could slow growth until COVID-19 vaccines become available.
06 Oct 2020
The purchase of Value Logistics gives Forward a bigger intermodal presence in the South-Central distribution hub as freight volumes of all types rise, said CEO Tom Schmitt.
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