“All ocean regions are at normal operations and should remain so throughout the remainder of the year,” reports ITS Logistics in its latest U.S. Port/Rail Ramp Freight Index. Also, private investment of up to $300 million will go toward upgrading and expanding the Howland Hook Marine Terminal at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANY/NJ).
ITS Logistics releases its August forecast. Also, cargo volume dips in July at Port of Long Beach (POLB).
The national distribution space for ITS Logistics, a 3PL firm based in Reno, Nev., has grown to nearly 4 million square feet with a new 700,000-square-foot addition to its existing Indianapolis facility. That facility is located near the inland ports of Burns Harbor, Mount Vernon and Jeffersonville, as well as the rail ramps of Chicago and Indianapolis.
The Port of Los Angeles, Calf., reports that June volume is its “strongest in a year.” Also, ITS Logistics forecasts that the labor strike at the ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert will not only negatively impact Canada, but also will have a “severely negative impact” on the U.S. supply chain due to reconsigned freight; and the Port of Long Beach reports a slow June as industry volume stalls.
“Los Angeles and Long Beach ports make progress in [labor] negotiations, but empty returns and terminal operations are problematic,” reports ITS Logistics in its latest U.S. Port/Rail Ramp Freight Index. Also, the Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) completes a rebranding initiative.
ITS Logistics releases its April US Port/Rail Ramp Freight Index. Also, real-time rail network visibility provider RailState sees slight decrease in Vancouver intermodal volume in the first half of April while significant capacity remains.
ITS Logistics appoints Peter Weis as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Services. Also, Nexxiot onboards Ákos Maróy as Chief Data Officer; RATP Dev USA hires Ibrahima Toure as Chief Development Officer; and Urban Engineers names Emily Yessick Freight Rail Program Manager.
ITS Logistics, a 3PL firm based in Reno, Nev., expands its Midwest operations. Also, the Port of Halifax in Canada marks a milestone in 2022, crossing the 600,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) annual throughput threshold for the first time.
Reno, Nev.-based ITS Logistics issues the January forecast for its U.S. Port/Rail Ramp Freight Index. Also, the South Carolina Ports Authority approves $100 million-plus in contracts for its new intermodal facility in North Charleston.
The December forecast for the ITS Logistics U.S. Port/Rail Ramp Freight Index reflects “normal status at all U.S. port container dray operations, but a lack of ocean chassis availability at both the West and East Inland Rail Ramps raises alarm bells,” the Nevada-based third-party logistics (3PL) firm reported on Dec. 13.