United States

United States

18 Jan 2022
Price is taking a back seat to reliability and predictability in this year’s service contract negotiations as shippers push carriers for larger space commitments while carriers are favoring customers with a proven ability to deliver committed volumes on a consistent basis.
10 Jan 2022
A new vessel queueing system in Oakland, similar to the process implemented in Los Angeles-Long Beach, is designed to reduce pollution and promote vessel safety amid expectations of a growing backlog of ships.
10 Jan 2022
The creation of Ascend from the combination of two existing companies highlights fast growth in the regional market for “middle-mile” e-commerce freight.
10 Jan 2022
The acquisition of EHS Trucking allows RoadOne to connect East Coast and Midwest intermodal and truckload operations.
10 Jan 2022
Norfolk Southern Railway will reduce international intermodal service out of Cincinnati to the West Coast, calling the routes “low volume,” but exporters may end up paying more for the changes.
07 Jan 2022
Union Pacific Railroad will rescind its peak season surcharges, a sign that domestic intermodal congestion in the western US has improved considerably in recent weeks
07 Jan 2022
Seasonality was behind the large increases in courier and delivery employment and a drop in trucking employment last month; beneath the surface, there’s tooth-and-nail competition for labor.
07 Jan 2022
Retailers are pulling back somewhat on their growth projection for imports because global supply chain problems will continue to restrict cargo volumes moving through US ports.
06 Jan 2022
The Northwest Seaport Alliance is preparing for additional container and intermodal volumes with the opening Friday of the first phase of Terminal 5 in Seattle.
06 Jan 2022
The fast-spreading variant of COVID-19 likely won’t affect trucking as much as warehousing and aviation, but its indirect impact will put more pressure on already high trucking costs.
06 Jan 2022
While longer berth times in Los Angeles-Long Beach reflect, in part, higher “call sizes,” carrier executives say more than anything else the elevated times are a direct result of the lack of space on the terminal.