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Monday, November 22, 2010
While most shippers want to strip the complexity out of the supply chain, government regulators are adding on layers of new rules for the nation’s two biggest seaports.
According to cartel spokesmen, “suggested” rate increases of $400 per 40-foot container for cargo moving to U.S. West Coast ports and $600 per FEU for all other cargo are likely to be imposed by May
Friday, November 19, 2010
Railroad volumes for the week ending November 13 were up year-over-year, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Carload volume at 297,269 was up 5.8 percent compared to the same week last year
Thursday, November 18, 2010
America’s waterborne foreign trade in September continued its rebound from last year’s lows, noted the American Association of Port Authorities yesterday
Monday, November 15, 2010
Slow steaming on the transpacific appears to losing its cachet with some shippers, analysts and carriers report.
Friday, November 12, 2010
Railroad volumes for the week ending November were up year-over-year, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Carload volume at 288,056 was up 4.9 percent compared to the same week last year but down compared to the three previous weeks at 292,884, 302,855, and 303,664, respectively.
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Ocean carriers serving the U.S.-Puerto Rico trade may not be the only ones to feel the impact of a discriminatory tax on multinational companies
A.P. Moller-Maersk has indicated that ocean cargo rates are not only firming up, but will remain robust in the coming year
While unemployment remained high and foreclosures were on the rise, California’s exporters turned in another strong performance in September.
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Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Like preceding months, October rail volumes were up and down when compared to the last two years, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). The AAR reported that monthly rail carloads for October—at 1,196, 432—were up 8.7 percent from October 2009 and down 7.9 percent from October 2008. And the weekly October average of 299,108 carloads was the highest since October 2008, topping September’s 297, 502 weekly carload average.