Northeast Logistics

From Philadelphia to Maine, the Northeast United States boasts multiple ports, enviable highway infrastructure and a large consumption market that is distribution friendly. As consumer demands on retailers increase and evolve, the profile of warehousing and distribution centers in shipper strategies is being raised, nowhere more so than in the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions.

Special Coverage: Northeast Logistics

News & Analysis

03 Apr 2017
Electronic logging of truck driver hours will run smack into congestion and delays at ports and rail yards, forcing changes to drayage operations and threatening higher costs.
03 Apr 2017
Alliance between US and Canadian trucking operators comes as both parties expand.
21 Mar 2017
Cargo booking exchange platform secures funding of $8.5 million from GE and Goldman Sachs, among others.
20 Mar 2017
New York may be the city that never sleeps, but the four main terminals at its namesake port, the Port of New York and New Jersey, are closed by 7 p.m.
16 Mar 2017
“If we get a cut of what they are talking about, it’s going to be devastating.”
15 Mar 2017
Although ports may reopen Wednesday, in parts of the US Northeast, over-the-road freight transport remains frozen.

Commentary

Looking at inland point intermodal data for 2016, the biggest gains were seen in the corridor linking the Northeast with the Midwest.