DOT should consider trucking and other supply chain costs in its push to expand off-site and inland container facilities, transportation executives caution.
The South Carolina Ports Authority will join other major East Coast ports in providing near-dock rail via the planned Navy Base Intermodal Facility at the Port of Charleston.
Despite reports that U.S. imports are slowing down, South Carolina Ports reported a nearly 11% increase in overall volumes in September year over year.
July was a record month at the Port of Virginia. At SC Ports, July’s volumes were up from June as the Port of Charleston sought to improve port flows.
The South Carolina cold chain facility opening next year will handle Port of Charleston imports and exports of proteins, fruits and vegetables.
A 34% increase in retail imports is driving cargo volumes higher, SC Ports said.
SC Ports handled 264,334 TEUs in March, up 6% year-over-year.