United States

United States

03 Dec 2020
LTL freight volumes and tonnage are increasing year over year in the fourth quarter, but the pandemic’s latest waves could slow growth until COVID-19 vaccines become available.
03 Dec 2020
Trucking software provider Baton is building drop-and-hook relay networks in large cities to allow long-haul truckers to avoid first- and last-mile congestion and dwell time.
02 Dec 2020
XPO Logistics will be spun off into two separate businesses, one solely focused on US transportation and the other focusing on US and European contract logistics.
02 Dec 2020
The agreement, lasting until 2025, cements Canadian Pacific’s contract with Hapag-Lloyd, its biggest container line customer and the largest carrier serving Canada, and rewards the railroad’s strategy to build a foothold in eastern Canada.
02 Dec 2020
Port of Los Angeles executive director says greater trucker participation in the two-week-old Return Signal platform will help to mitigate the congestion problems caused by truckers’ difficulty in returning empty containers to the marine terminals.
02 Dec 2020
US shippers’ acute need for truck capacity is driving activity in the dedicated contract carriage market, including Penske Logistics’ acquisition of Black Horse Carriers.
02 Dec 2020
Escalating box rates and tight capacity in the container carrier market are pushing service providers to bring in ships from the multi-purpose sector.
01 Dec 2020
The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex has experienced the greatest amount of congestion, owing to record imports from Asia that began over the summer when initial COVID-19-related lockdowns were eased.
01 Dec 2020
A&R Logistics opened a resin packaging plant in Georgia last week more than a month ahead of schedule, and along with its new South Carolina facility will contribute a combined 100,000 TEU of new volume at the ports of Charleston and Savannah annually.
30 Nov 2020
The further deterioration in ocean reliability can be seen in vessel bunching this week at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex, where 20 container ships were waiting at anchor as of Monday.
30 Nov 2020
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on demand in the United States and the Caribbean and Central America caused two-way trade between the regions to contract in the first nine months of 2020.