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Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Late last week, Jacksonville, Fla.-based Class I railroad carrier CSX rolled out its proposed plans for an eastern North Carolina-based intermodal rail terminal entitled the Carolina Connector or CCX.
CSX said this state-of-the-art terminal will be hugely beneficial for North Carolina businesses and ports in serving the metro-Raleigh area, which it said is one of the largest and fastest-growing markets in the South.
Posted on 01/19 at 11:20 AM
Rail Freight •
Despite the myriad challenges stemming from the West Coast port labor dispute between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore & Warehouse Union earlier this year, full-year 2015 volumes for the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were solid.
Monday, January 18, 2016
In November 2015, the most recent month for which data is available, the TCI saw a sizable 3.58 percent jump to 8.64, following 3.4 percent drop off from September to October while halting a sequence of declines in recent months, too.
Posted on 01/18 at 11:09 AM
Friday, January 15, 2016
With Its new web platform, xChange, The Boston Consulting Group aims to make It cheaper and easier for container carriers to reposition empty containers across the globe
Freight transportation shippers and providers are facing a year of uncertain economic growth in a presidential election year filled with “extraordinary” economic, political, and geopolitical uncertainty and risks. That’s the word from U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue in his annual “State of American Business” address.
Posted on 01/15 at 06:00 AM
In a move coinciding with increased ocean shipping complexity, INTTRA has announced that it will collaborate with JDA Software Group Inc. to offer shippers a more transparent management system.
Posted on 01/15 at 05:24 AM
It's time for senior level executives to pay closer attention to what happens in their warehouses, DCs, logistics and manufacturing operations. Those who underestimate its importance may pay a high price.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
The Reliance Network (TRNet), a consortium of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers, said that less-than LandAir Express of New England is no longer part of the group’s carrier base effective immediate
Carloads for the week ending January 9 were down 13.5 percent annually at 239,221, and intermodal containers and trailers were up 7.5 percent annually at 258,939.
The November Freight TSI at 122.3 was 1.1 percent below the all-time high of 123.7 recorded in November 2014. The November Freight TSI was 1.2 percent less than October’s 123.5, which BTS downwardly revised from its original reading of 123.2.
Posted on 01/14 at 01:48 AM