For the commercial transportation business, moving things from point A to point B is job one. This coverage explores all of those movements at a global level and focuses on everything from global trade, ocean shipping, and port activity to intermodal business, rail operations and the greater supply chain.
Globally, supply chains are facing unprecedented levels of disruption. As a result, shippers and carriers are challenged more than ever to keep goods moving while remaining profitable. While most brokerages point to technology as the key to achieving success, today’s setbacks have proven that technology alone isn’t enough.
Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka said April 12 that there are no contingency plans if labor negotiations turn into a work stoppage or strike.
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners agreed to buy Triton International, the world’s largest owner of intermodal shipping containers, for $4.7 billion.
The Port of Laredo, Texas, just went from the No. 1 inland port in the U.S. to the country’s No. 1 international trade port overall, beating large cities like Chicago and Los Angeles.
A former FedEx cargo jet embarked on a final journey April 6 — not in the air but instead carefully hauled on an Alaskan highway at 20 mph from Anchorage’s Merrill Field airport to Big Lake.
With U.S.-Canada border traffic volumes lower than before the pandemic at three entry ports in North Dakota and one in Idaho, federal officials have temporarily extended operating hours.