No reservation at Panama Canal? Prepare for a long wait
As the Panama Canal scales back on reservation slots, more ships without reservations wait longer to get through.
As the Panama Canal scales back on reservation slots, more ships without reservations wait longer to get through.
In 1981, longshore and shipyard union members had to fight to keep the Longshoremen’s and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act intact, after rampant abuse of an amendment.
Union Pacific is seeking to beef up its intermodal offerings via a terminal in Phoenix and the addition of destinations for its on-dock rail service at Port Houston.
The California Highway Patrol has issued a final rule requiring ELD use by intrastate drivers on and after Jan. 1, 2024.
Swiss freight forwarder Kuehne+Nagel has acquired Farrow, a Canada-based customs broker, to expand its offerings across North America.
Polish truck drivers are blocking four key border crossings. They’re hoping to draw attention to a European Union regulatory change.
Franklin Ray was sentenced to 212 months in federal prison for his role in multiple fraud schemes, including bilking investors out of $40 million in a truck investment venture.
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Talon Logistics CEO Emmanuel Carrillo emphasizes shippers should diversify their logistics networks and explore intermodal shipping in the new year.
Will Congress pass any rail safety bills before 2023 ends? One consultant thinks the answer is probably no.
Federal officials have closed a border bridge in Eagle Pass, Texas, to handle a surge of migrants arriving in the area.
Cold storage and logistics provider Lineage Logistics is working on an initial public offering that will value the company at more than $30 billion, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.
Genesee & Wyoming subsidiary Rail Link has secured five new contracts since September, the private short-line operator recently announced.
Many fleet owners have become laser focused on moving away from diesel fuel, which accounts for the majority of greenhouse gas emissions in the sector. Heavy-duty electric trucks are poised to be one of the primary solutions to this issue.
MSC, the world’s largest shipping line, faces the largest-ever shipper claim for alleged damages suffered during the supply chain crisis.
The number of in-store and online shoppers set records over the five-day Thanksgiving cycle, according to the National Retail Federation.
Toll payment platform Bestpass has acquired Fleetworthy Solutions with the aim of creating a one-stop shop for fleets for tolling, compliance and safety needs.
The flight follows Zipline’s FAA approval to remove visual observers from its drone delivery operations, opening up longer routes and becoming accessible to more customers.
United Petroleum is buying Patriot Transportation in a deal that is a solid win for Patriot shareholders.
On this week’s episode of Taking the Hire Road, guest host Leah Shaver, president and CEO of the National Transportation Institute, is joined by Eileen Dabrowski, director of learning, development and marketing at ReedTMS Logistics.
Changes in ZIP codes mean that delivery area surcharges will apply to a larger share of the U.S. population.
The DOE/EIA diesel price declined for the eighth time in the past 10 weeks.
Next year’s transportation environment is expected to see gains in three key areas: service, sustainability and technology. Rail has made strides in all three, making it a viable, affordable option for shippers.
The White House recently publicized Flexport for facilitating purchases of sustainable aviation fuel because of the California connection to Asia-Pacific trade and sustainability, although the program isn’t particularly novel.
There has been a surge of attacks and threats targeting Israel-linked ships, including one incident where the U.S. Navy came to the rescue.
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The founder of Isometric Technologies describes the company’s goal of building the FICO score for freight.
The U.S. Postal Service is seeking helpers to ensure needy children and families have gifts under the tree on Christmas morning through its Operation Santa program.
Here are a few compelling reasons why retailers should make supply chain visibility a top priority, especially during the holiday peak season.
A failed wheel bearing may have caused the derailment of a CSX train in Kentucky last week.
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The Biden administration has announced a huge plan to tackle issues plaguing the U.S. supply chain that covers several cross-government partnerships.
This week in Borderlands: Eternity Group Mexico unveils a tool for shippers to monitor their carbon footprints; Finkargo closes a $20 million Series A funding round; cargo-partner launches a cross-border shipping solution; and SKU Distribution receives foreign trade zone status for its Arizona warehouse.
Time is running out for container lines as contract rate renewal season nears and spot rates fail to recover.
Using technology to assess adverse weather impacts in real time and working with other railroads to adopt best practices were two of the Federal Railroad Administration’s recommendations.
On this week’s episode of Taking the Hire Road, Jeremy Reymer, founder of DriverReach, is joined by Amber Edmonson, president and CEO of Trailiner Corp.
EPA’s proposal to consider mandating air pollution reporting could place new burdens on rail yards and rail carriers, critics say.
Freight brokerages typically can stay afloat during trucking recessions. But the ongoing, severe downturn has slammed third-party logistics companies.
Lineage is bolstering its Canadian cold chain logistics network with the expansion of a facility in Calgary.
A request for the Supreme Court to review a lower-court ruling could bring clarity to conflicting decisions across multiple courts about broker liability.
A CSX train carrying molten sulfur derailed and caught fire on Wednesday north of Livingston, Kentucky, prompting a voluntary evacuation and state of emergency declaration.
With the U.S. mostly saturated with weigh station bypass technology, Drivewyze snagged a rare opportunity for new growth in Canada.
Israeli cargo reservation platform Freightos is struggling to make money in a bad freight market and now faces the extra challenge of operating in the middle of a war zone.
A Tennessee-based trucking and logistics company has agreed to pay $700,000 to settle allegations by the U.S. Department of Justice that it discriminated against noncitizen workers when checking their permission to work in the U.S.
The U.S. Postal Service has been in action for centuries. Throughout the years, it has adopted all kinds of methods of transportation to deliver the mail.
Road builders say the Biden administration’s new emissions performance rule goes beyond the intent of Congress.
Now on demand on WHAT THE TRUCK?!? Dooner and Evan Shelley are joined by Rachel Premack; Alan Adler; Chris Thomas; Greg Braun
FreightWaves’ Rachel Premack wrote an article on Wednesday outlining her experience attending a truck driver training conference in Corpus Christi, Texas, by the National Association of Publicly-Funded Truck Driving Schools (NAPFTDS). Premack sought to get more information on a fundamental disagreement in trucking that involves driver turnover and whether there is an ongoing driver shortage.
Led by Dr. Gregory Maloney, the Florida International University program’s blend of technical logistics skills with essential business acumen is setting new standards in the field.
A recent exchange of filings in a Delaware court shows Forward Air and Omni Logistics are at odds over Omni’s 2023 financial forecasts, among other things.
Amid an ongoing financial dispute with the U.S. Postal Service, Matheson Flight Extenders plans to lay off more than 450 employees by Dec. 15 and close its mail sorting facilities in California.
Mother Nature isn’t delivering significantly more water to the Mississippi but barge rates haven’t moved up.
In light of the numerous comments that the Surface Transportation Board received on its proposed reciprocal switching rule, the board has extended a deadline for additional feedback by two weeks.
Mexico orders private freight rail companies to prioritize passenger service over their normal freight operations.
A flashback article from the archives of American Shipper highlights unique insurance claims.
Panama Canal restrictions force more ships to transit the Bab el-Mandeb Strait off Yemen, where they face a hijacking risk.
Drone manufacturer Elroy Air names its new aircraft a turbogenerator-hybrid electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft — hVTOL for short — and claims it’s the first of its kind to fly.
Air cargo demand has picked up after a long slide, but the busy season leading up to the holidays has been disappointing by historical standards.
Belgium-based logistics provider Katoen Natie is expanding warehousing and rail facilities at its Norfolk, Virginia, operations, to support the export market for plastic resins.
FreightWaves and Echo Global Logistics partnered to survey industry professionals in the supply chain, including shippers, carriers, 3PLs/brokers and others, to gauge their perceptions on market indicators, the state of consumer spending and predictions, upcoming budgets, and the digital tools they plan to implement.
J.B. Hunt and BNSF Railway are heralding a new era in freight transport with an intermodal partnership called Quantum. With it, they hope to add enough value to win market share from truckload freight.
A leading industry conference in New York about the state of railroads was unusually positive this year.
Defense attorneys offered 50 pages of reasons why convicted Nikola founder Trevor Milton should not go to prison. There may be more to say.
The price used for most fuel surcharges dropped again, with prices now down more than $1 compared to last Thanksgiving.
Freight flows declined in Houston and Corpus Christi, Texas, in October, while container volumes rose at the Port of New Orleans.
Specialty trailer equipment got a boost in October as overall orders rose, but dry and refrigerated vans didn’t keep pace.
Terminal operator ICTSI has not given up its quest for tens of millions in damages from the West Coast longshore union.
In light of the growing prevalence of cybersecurity breaches, the Biden administration issued a mandate requiring all federal agencies to conduct multifactor authentication as part of the government’s zero trust security strategy.
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Emtec Digital, a trusted technology partner for logistics companies, unveiled a groundbreaking platform that enhances productivity manifolds using RPA and AI tools.
At F3, Amazon Freight’s Rebecca Salt highlighted the company’s transition to a customer-focused, eco-efficient network.
In the rapidly evolving logistics industry, the integration of cutting-edge technologies into the TMS is proving to be a game-changing force. The trend is already revolutionizing productivity and reshaping freight logistics.
This week in Borderlands: ITS Logistics is making big moves in the Lone Star State; Lineage Logistics opens a cold chain logistics center in Houston; a metal recycling firm acquires a 55-acre tract at a logistics park; and TQL opens a new brokerage office in Arizona.
The Logistics Managers’ Index has done a great job of explaining freight market capacity shifts over the past several years. The last few months are painting a picture of a market that is racing toward a correction.
An open letter from activist investor Ancora says the firm has come under attack following its public disapproval of Forward’s merger proposal with Omni Logistics.