Friday, April 22, 2016
Carloads fell 12.9 percent annually to 240,462, and intermodal containers and trailers were off 7.4 percent at 259,317.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
When it comes to the current state of the industrial real estate market in 2016, it stands to reason that the times are not necessarily changing, at least when compared to 2015. That was a major takeaway of recent research issued by Chicago-based industrial real estate firm JLL.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Data published this week by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) puts the impact of being stuck in traffic, or more accurately, congestion into stark terms with a single data point: traffic congestion on the U.S. National Highway System (NHS) added over $49.6 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2014.
Posted on 04/20 at 11:57 AM
Earlier this month, cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS) providers MercuryGate International Inc. unveiled an advanced freight sourcing and procurement solution that enables shippers to manage RFP (requests for proposal) for multiple transportation modes in a single system.
Posted on 04/20 at 11:01 AM
Final thoughts on Modex 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
supply chain •
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
Diesel Prices •
Monday, April 18, 2016
The U.S. Coast Guard may be prompted to provide more clarification on details contained in the pending Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) container weight rule soon, say maritime analysts.
Posted on 04/18 at 03:38 PM
Ocean Cargo •