United States

United States

29 Jul 2021
The backlog of vessels outside the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is rapidly approaching levels seen during last year’s peak season due to continued explosive imports and inland rail bottlenecks.
29 Jul 2021
Union Pacific Railroad has raised domestic intermodal surcharges for a fourth time in 2021 with a $5,000 per container fee on excess contract loads for low-volume shippers in California.
28 Jul 2021
Demand for air freight was flying high in the first half, supported by major economies rebounding from COVID-19 recessions and supply chain disruptions that show no signs of easing.
28 Jul 2021
Norfolk Southern Railway anticipates domestic intermodal service to return to normal by Labor Day with repairs on 75 percent of recalled chassis completed in August and an influx of leased chassis into the network in September.
28 Jul 2021
The proposed Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021 could restrain carriers from imposing legitimate detention and demurrage fees, undermining the goal of systemwide container fluidity.
27 Jul 2021
The reopening of the US and European economies after last year’s COVID-19 lockdowns spurred a resurgence in the trans-Atlantic container trade as business activity in two of the world’s largest economies showed better than expected growth in May, with increases concentrated at US ports that have undergone major expansions.
26 Jul 2021
Union Pacific has begun a controlled restoration of train service from West Coast ports to the Chicago metropolitan area, hoping a fresh restart will restore terminal fluidity for international intermodal customers.
26 Jul 2021
The Georgia Ports Authority will open a 60-acre lot near berths 7, 8, and 9 this fall to add more than 600,000 TEU of container capacity to address the sharp rise in volumes this year. Photo credit: Ari Ashe/JOC.com.
26 Jul 2021
There is an opportunity to make substantial, long-lasting changes in the supply chain that will benefit port communities, the transportation network, and the exporters and importers of goods.
26 Jul 2021
Strong demand from the US and Europe in the first half of the year pushed up volume at Hutchison’s South China container terminals despite its largest facility being hit by a COVID-19 outbreak.
23 Jul 2021
Canadian National Railway (CN) is offering rebates on demurrage charges for shippers that pick up containers from its Chicago and Memphis terminals during periods of lower traffic in an attempt to mitigate congestion at the busy inland intermodal ramps.