United States

United States

20 Oct 2021
US Customs and Border Protection is stepping up its efforts to reduce port congestion amid record imports by working with customs brokers to target illegal shipments, thereby freeing up staff and resources to expedite clearance of legitimate imports.
20 Oct 2021
The challenging conditions will continue to disrupt global supply chains into 2022, but forwarders have joined carriers in posting huge increases in profitability.
20 Oct 2021
Supply chain disruption is slowing economic growth, but “postponed” demand is expected to reemerge in 2022, keeping US freight capacity tight and transportation pricing high.
19 Oct 2021
Terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach say 24/7 gate hours are not feasible until retailers and truckers make better use of the 20 hours each weekday that are already available to them.
19 Oct 2021
Choptank expands Hub Group’s refrigerated brokerage business as US shippers demand greater access to transportation capacity across modes and sectors.
19 Oct 2021
Container leasing companies question the cost efficiencies of retailers leasing containers and chartering ocean vessels and suggest retailers work with ocean carriers.
19 Oct 2021
While the “spillover” container market that is driving up MPV rates and creating a capacity shortage will eventually dissipate, in the longer term a low orderbook could mean a capacity shortage, analyst Drewry says.
18 Oct 2021
Jim Newsome will step down in mid-2022 after 13 years of serving as chief executive officer of South Carolina Ports.
15 Oct 2021
The Georgia Ports Authority has begun offering fixed earliest receiving dates (ERDs) and will sync up cutoff dates with ocean carriers to address two of the top concerns of exporters in Savannah.
15 Oct 2021
A flood of imports into the Pacific Northwest is boosting spot truckload rates out of Seattle as shippers facing delays and intermodal container shortages seek new routes for freight moving inland.
15 Oct 2021
The average cost to ship an FEU from India’s main container ports to the US East and West coasts is now hovering near $14,000 for low-volume customers.