The latest news and insight on the current state of U.S. Ports, including infrastructure investment, new services, labor issues, and global trade volumes.
Posted 07/15 · 08:07 AM · LM Editorial
Despite a promising start this year, U.S. exports are failing to gain the traction needed for sustainable long-term growth.
Posted 07/12 · 03:01 PM · LM Editorial
In the not-so-distant past the great cargo seaports in our global marketplace were fairly fixed destinations, with little incentive to change.
Posted 07/12 · 09:16 AM · LM Editorial
A new inland port agreement signed this week by Governor Nathan Deal, the Georgia Ports Authority and Cordele Intermodal Services will create and expand international markets for regional business.
Posted 07/11 · 09:31 AM · SCMR Editorial
Barring a sudden shift in economic activity, United States-bound import activity is expected to remain along its current trend lines of slow growth, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker North America report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates
Posted 07/10 · 07:09 AM · LM Editorial
Barring a sudden shift in economic activity, United States-bound import activity is expected to remain along its current trend lines of slow growth, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker North America report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted 07/08 · 07:51 PM · LM Editorial
Having surpassed the California ports to claim the top spot in the index in 2012, the Port of New York and New Jersey ranked first again in 2013, this year by a rapidly-widening 9-point margin, followed by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach
Posted 07/08 · 11:23 AM · LM Editorial
With the first half of 2013 officially in the books, the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics states that minimal-to-slow growth is likely to remain intact for the foreseeable future.
Posted 07/07 · 08:23 PM · LM Editorial
Jones Lang LaSalle’s Seaport Index traces port success to infrastructure improvements, connectivity, availability of distribution center space, and proximity to population density
Posted 07/03 · 07:19 PM · LM Editorial
Despite rates having fallen by 41% since New Year, carriers are poised to increase capacity from Asia to East Coast South America by more than 20% - seemingly a recipe for continued rate declines.
Posted 07/02 · 03:08 PM · LM Editorial
Ocean cargo carriers comprising the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) have announced a guideline peak season surcharge (PSS) of $400 per 40-foot container from Asia to all U.S. destinations, effective August 1.