Longer dwell times at terminals, slower trains, and unresponsive customer service department are still roiling supply chains for CSX shippers.
Deployment of extra-loader vessels contribute to slight drop in spot rates this week in eastbound Pacific
As railroads decide to automate their intermodal transfer facilities, they will face challenges similar to what marine terminal operators have had to contend with.
TOTE plans to enter three-way competition with Matson and Pasha Hawaii.
The Port of Santos may have to close for lengthy periods to lift some of the missing containers from the seabed.
India's customs agency agreed to postpone by a month the enforcement of the use of radio-frequency identification sealing tags for factory-stuffed export shipments.
Tariffs for stevedoring services at Russian seaports received an additional impetus for increases of between 15 and 20 percent by year-end.
Rates follow similar path to last year's decline ahead of China's National Day holidays, with the spot market not expected to increase until mid-October.
Terminal operator DP World is nearing completion on a $200 million upgrade to its Fairview Container Terminal at Prince Rupert, but remaining construction to landside infrastructure has roiled port productivity.
Disputes over Coast Guard's rate-setting create "rat's nest of problems."