Posted 11/11 · 07:13 PM · LM EditorialA.P. Moller-Maersk has indicated that ocean cargo rates are not only firming up, but will remain robust in the coming year
Posted 11/11 · 05:22 AM · LM EditorialWhile unemployment remained high and foreclosures were on the rise, California’s exporters turned in another strong performance in September.
Posted 11/09 · 03:39 PM · LM EditorialLike 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.
Posted 11/05 · 09:12 AM · LM EditorialWhile various freight trends have seen numerous stops and starts in 2010, intermodal transportation is not one of them, according to the results of the third quarter Market Trends report from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA). In the third quarter, IANA stated that third quarter intermodal loadings—at 2,995,043—were up 20.3 percent year-over-year. This was ahead of the second quarter’s 2,829,971 and behind the first quarter’s 3,019,310.
Posted 11/05 · 06:57 AM · LM EditorialRailroad volumes for the week ending October 30 showed continued year-over-year improvement, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Carload volume at 292,884 was up 6.3 percent year-over-year, but down compared to the weeks ending October 23 and October 16 at 302,855 and 303,664, respectively.
Posted 11/01 · 11:50 AM · SCMR EditorialThe combined rail traffic to and from the northern EU seaports will rise yet again, says a recent study. But Rotterdam will gain the most share.
Posted 10/29 · 09:15 AM · MMH EditorialCommittee includes professionals from CAPS, IFCO, TOSCA and Rehrig Pacific.
Posted 10/28 · 06:28 PM · LM EditorialYet another partnership with a U.S. port has been initiated by the Panama Canal Authority
Posted 10/25 · 03:03 PM · LM EditorialAs part of their commitment to environmental stewardship, Hamburg Süd and Aliança have decided to extend their tests with low-sulphur fuels to include Asia.
Posted 10/25 · 02:07 PM · LM EditorialGoods throughput in the port of Rotterdam increased over the first nine months of 2010 by 13.4 percent to 321 million tons.