North America

North America

21 Jan 2022
Port officials are warning that the queue of 15 container ships waiting to berth at Charleston likely will not be cleared for up to six weeks due to a backlog of more than 25,000 containers at the terminal.
21 Jan 2022
Container line members of the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) are not adopting the very standards they have set out to develop, speakers said during a JOC webcast last week.
21 Jan 2022
A $69 million infusion of federal funds will allow the Port of Virginia to begin work on the next phase of its dredging project, which along with other enhancements will allow the port to handle up to six post-Panamax vessels simultaneously in the coming years.
21 Jan 2022
Having US ports return to a pre-COVID “status quo” depends on a slowing of cargo volumes and a return of labor to the logistics workforce in significant enough numbers to improve cargo flow.
20 Jan 2022
Facing one of the most challenging labor markets in recent memory, US transportation and warehousing managers are finding workers -- they’re just having trouble holding onto them, says a sector analyst.
20 Jan 2022
A new key performance indicator measuring the congested ports of Europe, Asia, and the US in terms of TEU waiting days shows most of the bottlenecks are occurring at North American terminals.
20 Jan 2022
Forwarder shifl has joined a growing list of providers aiming to arm cargo owners with a means to simplify and digitize payments to vendors, a topic of increasing importance as shippers wrestle with cargo holds and penalties.
19 Jan 2022
Despite an expected return to single-digit monthly increases in imports from Asia this year, already-stressed US ports are still likely to struggle to handle cargo volumes.
19 Jan 2022
Schneider National will leave BNSF Railway in 2023 to partner with Union Pacific Railroad, the third major container-owning intermodal provider to leave BNSF since mid-2021.
19 Jan 2022
J.B. Hunt warns container dwells and train speeds are still below par, while new 53-foot boxes it ordered are still on the water, stuck in the ongoing congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
19 Jan 2022
A historic drayage capacity shift from larger carriers to small companies and owner-operators is complicating efforts by importers to secure capacity and move containers inland.