Wednesday, April 20, 2016
CMA CGM, COSCO Container Lines, Evergreen Line and Orient Overseas Container Line have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a consortia
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in March at 137.6 (2000=100) was off 4.5 percent from February’s 144, which ATA said represented an all-time high.
The treaty, to be signed by more than 100 countries at the United Nations in New York, will no doubt hear from governments and advocacy groups pressuring these industries to take stronger steps to curb pollution.
Posted on 04/19 at 11:04 AM
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This increase tops the 1.3 cent increase from a week ago, with this week’s price marking the seventh straight week the average price has been above the $2 per gallon mark.
Posted on 04/19 at 10:55 AM
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Monday, April 18, 2016
Freight transportation shipments and expenditures finished the first quarter in declining fashion, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems.
On the heels of the international Paris Agreement on climate change, many companies are seizing the opportunity to create innovative technologies that benefit the bottom line and also reduce emissions.
Friday, April 15, 2016
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) fell 0.7 percent from January to February. This follows a 0.5 percent December to January increase.
Carloads dropped 20 percent compared to the same week a year ago at 229,704, and intermodal containers and trailers were off 7.8 percent annually at 249,355.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
First quarter volumes at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were both very strong based on data issued respectively by the ports this week.
Posted on 04/14 at 01:32 PM
More than 410,000 Teamsters and retirees in 25 states are threatened with pension cuts under a little-known law passed largely in secret in the final days of the last congressional session.