This article includes information gathered Wednesday (October 31st). Things will continue to change, and we will continue to work with you to minimize the detrimental impacts of Hurricane Sandy. We appreciate your patience as we navigate these delays and closures, and as always, please give us a call with any specific concerns or questions! […]
Mississippi River The U.S. Midwest experienced a drought in the Spring of 2012 and is still feeling the effects of this today. The Midwest drought decreased grain production, but it is slowing Mississippi River trade. Since water levels are forecasted to reach record lows, barges will be delayed or even brought to a halt. These […]
The shipping industry can be volatile and uncertain; however, intermodal reports have remained steady with recent reports from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA). It is impressive that domestic gains were made in intermodal freight transportation during the third quarter in which there were numerous areas of economic uncertainty including political uncertainty, cautious consumers, […]
The shipping industry has seen steady intermodal growth recently and while intermodal volume is typically a good indicator of consumer activity, these growing numbers may be telling a slightly different story. A shift in the logistics industry towards favoring intermodal transportation may be more of a reason for intermodal growth than economic growth alone. […]
The West Vancouver Freight Access project is an ambitious project occurring in Vancouver, Washington. This port access project is a $275 million project, was started in 2008, and has recently reached the halfway mark. A goal of the West Vancouver Freight Access project is to bring more businesses to Vancouver. The port project will improve […]
Ocean Freight, what is the difference between Pre-Carriage, Carriage and On-Carriage Below we will break down each area of the transportation and take a closer look at each for further explanation. Pre-Carriage is the term given to any inland transportation that takes place prior to the container being loaded on board a vessel at a […]
Continued Pressure of Union Negotiations plays role in Congestion Crisis at West Coast Ports Ocean cargo traffic has been backing up for the last month at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which has been causing issues such as delays in deliveries and congestion of ocean liners at both ports. In […]
Freight Broker Bond requirements were put in place in the 1930’s by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to act as insurance for the carrier payment in the event that they are not paid by the freight broker. In the 1970s the bond requirement amount was set to $10,000. This wasn’t changed until June […]
The logistics industry in the United States relies on an intricate system of roads, rails, bridges and airports in order to move goods throughout our large nation. This expansive web our transportation infrastructure requires constant upkeep and maintenance to keep it function in a safe and effective manner. However, through policies and allocation of funds […]
Intermodal freight shipping occurs when you use various modes of transportation (truck, train, ship, plane) to have your freight arrive at its destination. One of the main benefits of intermodal freight shipping is that each mode of transportation is used for the part of the shipping journey that it is best suited. If your shipment’s […]
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