Union Pacific Railroad will rescind its peak season surcharges, a sign that domestic intermodal congestion in the western US has improved considerably in recent weeks
13 May 2021
Land use has been a problem as imports have surged across top US ports, causing issues on how to balance space to devote to inbound and outbound containers in key interior cities.
22 Apr 2021
The second-largest standalone US LTL carrier says it will build four to six additional terminals this year, as demand for retail and industrial freight pushes LTL carriers to expand.
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.
09 Apr 2021
Digital marketplace Convoy is warning US shippers and trucking companies of the risks from what may be the sixth straight year of above-average hurricanes and storms.
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.
25 Mar 2021
Canadian Pacific believes there will be intermodal growth opportunities if a merger with Kansas City Southern is approved, but there are challenges to overcome to get shippers to use the new available lanes between Mexico, the US Midwest, and Eastern Canada.
24 Mar 2021
US resin exports are expected to see a sharp drop in the second quarter as Gulf Coast producers restart after severe February weather disrupted operations.
11 Mar 2021
US freight demand is “through the roof” after supply chains broke down during February’s winter storms, trucking companies say. More freight may be shifting from spot markets to contractual partners as networks are restored.
08 Mar 2021
A chassis shortage has slowed the supply chain since storms hit Texas nearly three weeks ago, and it could be another couple weeks before cargo slows return to normal.
03 Mar 2021
The Texas legislation being questioned by two Federal Maritime Commissioners stemmed from concerns among non-container port users that the growing volume of containerships calling Houston are disrupting the ability of other vessels to transit in an efficient manner.