United States

United States

30 Oct 2020
US shippers are opening contract talks early, extending existing agreements, and seeking short-term contracts to hedge against expected 2021 rate increases.
23 Oct 2020
US exporters are crying foul as at least one trans-Pacific carriers has begun turning down shipments of low-revenue agricultural exports in order to expedite the return of empty containers to Asian load ports to carry much higher-paying US imports of consumer merchandise.
23 Oct 2020
Holiday surcharges are affecting the US parcel market as European counterparts grapple with higher cross-border fees.
23 Oct 2020
Union Pacific Railroad says service is now fluid on its intermodal network after the “bumpiness” experienced over the summer; intermodal marketing companies, however, dispute that.
23 Oct 2020
The strength of third quarter demand and the rate rises generated on the major trades through the peak season can be seen in the revenue and volume growth reported by OOCL.
22 Oct 2020
Three new import beneficial cargo owners will be using the port of Savannah in 2021, just one part of a thriving industrial real estate market in Savannah that has been resistant to economic downturn related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
22 Oct 2020
Intermodal equipment providers issue a dire warning that chassis shortages in Southern California will persist into next year, but truckers say that is unacceptable.
21 Oct 2020
COVID-19 lockdowns in February, March, and April shuttered major end markets for US resins, such as automobile parts manufacturers in Europe and China, the largest single-country consumer of resin.
21 Oct 2020
Union Pacific Railroad will raise the surcharge on small shippers to $1,000 on excess contract cargo beginning Oct. 25, a signal that rail-owned containers remain in short supply on the West Coast.
21 Oct 2020
Margin transparency is taking root among early stage freight brokers, with cross-border 3PL Forager saying Wednesday it will provide clear pricing and service fees on any quote provided on its platform.
20 Oct 2020
A new drayage TMS provider aims to arm port carriers with modern technology to automate back office functions and better manage dispatch and customer engagement.