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 12/14 · 10:38 AM · LM Editorial
Shifts in inventory management by retailers appear to have made an impact on import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Posted 12/12 · 09:06 PM · LM Editorial
As expected, the “Occupy” movement’s plans to shut down West Coast ports proved to be largely symbolic, having a minimal impact on cargo operations at most major ocean cargo gateways
Posted 12/12 · 04:48 AM · LM Editorial
Here’s the latest news on the “Occupy” movement’s plan to blockade West Coast ports today
Posted 12/08 · 09:30 PM · LM Editorial
As West Coast ports from Anchorage to San Diego brace themselves for the planned onslaught of “occupy” forces on Monday, December 12, beneficial cargo owners may be wondering what role organized labor will be taking in response.
Posted 12/06 · 04:55 PM · LM Editorial
Traditional rivals, MSC and CMA CGM, are changing course now to work together as operating partners in several key trade lanes
Posted 12/06 · 11:12 AM · LM Editorial
A watchful eye on inventory levels by retailers kept freight shipments and expenditures down on a sequential basis for the second straight month, with mixed results annually, according to the November 2011 edition of the Cass Freight Index.
Posted 12/06 · 09:13 AM · LM Editorial
This new offering uses ferries, rail, and trucks transporting 12-foot containers, with goods picked up from one of several China-based locations
Posted 12/05 · 06:00 PM · LM Editorial
The Port of Oakland is making a public appeal to prevent a loose coalition of anarchists from shutting it down next week
Posted 12/04 · 08:56 PM · LM Editorial
The latest disruption of services comes as shippers are anticipating the impact of a widespread “Occupy Movement” shutdown of all port operations on the U.S. West Coast on December 12
Posted 11/30 · 03:30 PM · LM Editorial
Pricing across the transportation modes