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 01/24 · 04:35 PM · LM Editorial
Listen to Group Editorial Director Michael Levans, Executive Editor Patrick Burnson, and a panel of leading energy and transportation analysts as they give shippers an updated look at the key drivers behind the increasing transportation rates U.S. logistics professionals will face over the course of 2011.
Posted 01/24 · 01:25 PM · LM Editorial
Pricing across the transportation modes
Posted 01/24 · 10:56 AM · LM Editorial
The new chairman of the National Industrial Transportation League’s Ocean Transportation Committee said this year’s agenda will stay focused on two key issues.
Posted 01/18 · 10:09 AM · LM Editorial
Coinciding with the Lunar New Year celebrated in Asia next month, several major ocean carriers will be withdrawing capacity on the Transpacific.
Posted 01/13 · 02:27 PM · LM Editorial
The recession may be just a dark memory for the Port of Los Angeles, which is reporting a year-over-year container surge of 16 percent in 2010
Posted 01/13 · 10:41 AM · LM Editorial
An 8 percent annual increase is expected at major United States-based retail container ports in January, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates. In November, the most recent month for which data is available, U.S. ports handled 1.23 million Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEU).
Posted 01/12 · 10:06 AM · LM Editorial
More evidence of a rebound for U.S. West Coast ports surfaced today in recent statistical analysis
Posted 01/12 · 08:26 AM · LM Editorial
In what it described as part of an effort to extend its logistics services into new industries and geographic areas, Crowley Maritime Corporation said this week it has acquired Jarvis International Freight Inc., a Houston-based freight forwarding, export packing and logistics company primarily serving the energy, oilfield and mining industries.
Posted 01/07 · 10:15 AM · LM Editorial
Freight volumes finished 2010 on a somewhat uneven growth path in December, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Information Systems Freight Index.
Posted 12/22 · 03:48 PM · LM Editorial
The American Association of Port Authorities today applauded congressional passage of the DERA