May 20, 2015
Unrealistically cheap domestic intermodal containers from China aren't damaging the U.S. industry enough to slap on tariffs, according to a trade commission ruling.
May 14, 2015
Once again, we have the two sides fighting over which mode is safer and which mode is better for the environment. And not necessarily fighting fair.
May 6, 2015
Total intermodal shipments in the U.S. and Canada rose 2% over last year’s first quarter volumes despite port congestion issues that impacted international container traffic, according to new figures from the Intermodal Association of North America.
April 28, 2015
Port truck drivers from four trucking companies continued picketing at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, disrupting cargo operations across Southern California as far south as the border.
April 27, 2015
Hundreds of truckers from companies servicing the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have walked off the job to protest what they say are unfair labor practices due to improper employee classification.
April 22, 2015
A measure of truckload rates shows it hitting an all-time high in March, increasing 5.1% from the same time a year ago.
April 20, 2015
Senior Editor Tom Berg explores why one intermodal refrigerated operation is expanding, in contrast to another that is suing railroads in blame for its demise, in his Trailer Talk blog.
April 17, 2015
Other than enjoying lower fuel costs, how can trucking companies take advantage of current low prices for diesel fuel?
April 16, 2015
McLeod Software is releasing version 15.1 of its LoadMaster, PowerBroker and LoadMaster LTL software products.
April 15, 2015
Addressing the monumental traffic backups at the Ports of New York and New Jersey, the New Jersey Trucking Association called on the ports to adapt to the higher volume and increase gate hours.
The Port of Savannah moved 333,058 TEUs in March, setting a single-month record that surpassed its previous high set in October 2014 by more than 21,000 TEUs.
April 14, 2015
North American freight volume and expenditures rose again in March as shipments picked up significantly from the West Coast ports, according to the latest readings of the Cass Freight Index.
April 13, 2015
Despite the slowing of economic growth late last year on into this year, the economy will pick up steam over the rest of this year, according to the State of Logistics Report Quarterly Update.
April 7, 2015
Claims made by Cold Train founders in their $41 million suit, announced on Tuesday, illustrate how the railroads, like truckers, can’t handle all the business being thrown at them.
March 23, 2015
A measure of freight rates in one trucking sector improved in February over the past year, but declined from the month before.
March 13, 2015
The Port of Virginia has begun implementing several policies to ease congestion and address problems for truckers at the busy East Coast port.
March 12, 2015
Intermodal freight movements are finally recovering since a tentative agreement was worked out about three weeks ago between West Coast Port workers and shipping companies, but diversions of freight from this part of the country are expected to continue.
March 4, 2015
Intermodal rail traffic fell in February, according to new figures released by the Association of American Railroads.
February 23, 2015
The Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union on Friday evening announced a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering 13,000 workers at all 29 West Coast ports – but problems at the ports are far from over.
February 18, 2015
Singapore’s global container shipping and logistics company Neptune Orient Lines Ltd. has reached an agreement to sell its APL Logistics business for $1.2 billion.
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