The Alabama Port Authority announced Aug. 15 that July was the busiest month ever at the Port of Mobile for containerized cargo, breaking 50,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) for the first time
Technology service platform CDL 1000 announced on Aug. 9 a pledge to “save shippers up to half their overall transportation costs by reducing demurrage and rail yard storage fees.” The company says
Freight transportation provider J.B. Hunt Transport Services (J.B. Hunt) has announced a new vessel service agreement that will increase its container count and “boost capacity for its customers.” Two new container ships
The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) closes out Fiscal Year 2022 (FY2022) with its busiest June ever. Also, Port Everglades sets May/June cargo records, and ITS Logistics expands Midwest operations. GPA GPA reported
The Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Port of Savannah moved an all-time high 519,390 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in May, breaking the previous record of 504,350 set in October 2021. GPA’s May volumes
If you tell a kindergartener that he or she can have ice cream for breakfast with no ill effect and that it will make the lima beans at lunch taste better, that kid will hug your leg and tell you that you’re the best. They don’t see the tummy ache coming or know that you’re lying about the lima beans.
Railroads in the United States originated 1,028,141 carloads in February, down 0.3% from the same month in 2017, the Association of American Railroads said.
Railroad intermodal growth rates appear to have plateaued, and the ELD (Electronic Logging Device) mandate has changed some dynamics in the motor carrier market. Does this mean most low-hanging fruit has already been converted to rail, or can the railroads take advantage of the ELD disruption and capture additional market share?
Union Pacific’s top executive described as “troubling in a number of ways” President Trump’s plan to levy steep tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.
Shipments of containers and trailers posted healthy gains while commodity carloads were weaker from a year ago.