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17.06.2019

Houston success undaunted by ship size restrictions

The Houston Ship Channel’s national impact is more than $800 billion each year, sustaining 3.2 million jobs and providing $38 billion in tax revenue. Photo credit: […]
17.06.2019

US ag exporters under low-sulfur fuel pressure

    In terms of base freight rate, carriers always charge more for the high-volume, higher-priced consumer merchandise that moves in the head haul than they […]
17.06.2019

US agriculture exporters under low-sulfur fuel pressure

    In terms of base freight rate, carriers always charge more for the high-volume, higher-priced consumer merchandise that moves in the head haul than they […]
17.06.2019

Chicago truckers publishing rail turn times

BNSF Logistics Park in Elwood, Illinois. The terminal has the second longest turn times of all Chicago intermodal facilities, behind only CN Harvey. Photo credit: Ari […]
17.06.2019

Vessel size limit law puts spotlight on Houston channel widening

Port officials are accelerating the planned expansion of the Houston Ship Channel after lawmakers to closed it to vessels of size larger than 9,500 TEU unless […]
17.06.2019

Cyber attack hits US LTL trucker A. Duie Pyle

Ransomware attacks against all types of businesses are on the rise, cyber crime authorities say. Photo credit: A. Duie Pyle. Hackers attacked the communications network of […]
17.06.2019

JNPT users press for review of mixed rail charges

The group representing ship agents at India’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port says extra charges levied by terminal operators are not justified. Photo credit: DP World Subcontinent. An […]
17.06.2019

Chassis provider urges revamp of regional pools

Variations of chassis pools now in use typically favor some users while disadvantaging others. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. TACOMA — Ports and rail hubs are struggling to […]
17.06.2019

Consolidation lifts trans-Pacific carrier pricing power

Carriers are likely to continue to benefit from the effects of consolidation for years to come. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. There were identifiable reasons — all related […]
15.06.2019

Rail project completions boosts NY-NJ port’s Midwest reach

The improved dwell times and increased efficiency at the newly completed $149 million rail terminal at GCT Bayonne in the Port of New York and New […]