United States

United States

Port of Los Angeles.
14 Dec 2018
The fact that spot rates have dropped for four straight weeks in November/December is significant - a shift has occurred in the market, and in the negotiating power between shippers and ocean carriers.
A warehouse in the United States.
14 Dec 2018
US freight volumes are still growing. Equally significant, the international political climate that affected imports, exports, and trade flows in 2018 could do so again in 2019.
A double-stack train in the United States.
14 Dec 2018
If Baltimore's double-stack train capability becomes a reality, it would increase competition in container trade in several ways.
YRC Worldwide.
14 Dec 2018
The lawsuit stems from a long-running dispute and investigation into reweighing of military freight. The US DOJ claims YRC Worldwide long-haul carriers falsely claimed shipments were heavier than billed and raised charges. YRC calls the claims "totally without merit."
Maersk Line SeaLand.
14 Dec 2018
It's the latest sign of an ocean carrier strategy of trying to cut costs by pushing shippers to secure slots digitally.
Trucks at the Port of Los Angeles.
14 Dec 2018
“We use the data to make efficiencies happen,” Weston LaBar, CEO of the Harbor Trucking Association, told the JOC Port Performance North America Conference this week in Newark, New Jersey.
Trucks travel in the United States.
13 Dec 2018
The electronic logging device transition period has passed and the trucking industry has found a new normal. On the rails, intermodal volume has grown each week, year over year, except week one. What do the aforementioned mean for rates and capacity for each?
A truck travels in the United States.
13 Dec 2018
“Absent a rebound this week, the anticipated holiday peak for van freight appears to be muted,” DAT said in a statement. Even so, another feature of the US economy continues to bode well for freight demand.
Trucks delivering and picking up containers at a port
13 Dec 2018
There is almost assuredly no one system that will solve inefficiencies, especially in a large port complex with a dozen independently operated terminals like Southern California, speakers at the JOC Port Performance North American Conference in Newark, New Jersey, said this week.
Union Pacific Railroad.
12 Dec 2018
Shippers will have to scramble after Union Pacific Railroad and Norfolk Southern Railway announced the elimination of more than 425 domestic and nearly 100 international origin-and-destination interline pairs in multiple phases.
Trucks being loaded.
12 Dec 2018
Matt Kane hopes new services, including factoring and insurance, will draw more truckers and shippers to his ‘no-broker’ loadboard, MyRiteLoad.com.