The changing landscape for international intermodal rail reflects the fierce competition among US East Coast ports to attract away from the West Coast discretionary cargo into and out of points east of the Ohio Valley.
Norfolk Southern opens transfer terminal in Chesapeake to serve shippers of dry and liquid bulk commodities
14 Jun 2017
Penske to acquire truck leasing, dedicated logistics business owned by family that founded Old Dominion Freight Line.
26 May 2017
The opening of the elevated Bayonne Bridge in June is likely to bring change.
18 May 2017
Roughly $4.6 billion is needed at East and Gulf coast ports to remedy pinch points in harbor infrastructure.
07 Apr 2017
The Federal Maritime Commission’s unanimous decision not to block the East Coast Gateway Port Terminal Agreement, the first of its kind in the United States, sets a precedent for port partnerships of this kind.
10 Mar 2017
A shortage of ocean containers may spell transloading opportunity for US trucking companies.
23 Feb 2017
Shipper demands for more integrated services helped spur merger of regional less-than-truckload carriers Central Freight Lines and Wilson Trucking.
16 Dec 2016
When competition spurs investment, shippers stand to benefit regardless of their port preference. A variety of factors — harbor depths, ocean services, on- and near-dock intermodal facilities, rail lift capacity, and inland reach — will determine where shippers will funnel Asia imports heading to Chicago and the Ohio Valley sweet spot farther east.
26 Oct 2016
NS is the first and only Class I railroad to report an uptick in domestic and international intermodal business this earnings season.
21 Sep 2016
The Port of Virginia has cleared the way for the port to begin work doubling capacity at a deep-sea container terminal where space has been tight as traffic has increased on the Virginia waterfront.
26 Jul 2016
US trucking industry pioneer built one of the largest LTL carriers, now UPS Freight.
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