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Norfolk Southern - Intermodal News - Sep 29th, 2022
- 10/15 - REMINDER - Selected Chicago Services Shift from 47 St & Landers to Calumet Effective October 21, 2013
As previously announced, effective October 21, 2013, Norfolk Southern will shift the Chicago-area terminal for eastbound train 20R and westbound train 25V from 47th St. to NS’s terminal at Calumet. As a result, selected services will originate or terminate at Calumet, enhancing train service and ter...
- 10/02 - Selected Chicago Services Shift from 47th St. & Landers to Calumet Effective October 21, 2013
Chicago-Charlotte International Service Improves to 2nd PM Effective October 21, 2013, Norfolk Southern will shift the Chicago-area terminal for eastbound train 20R and westbound train 25V from 47th St. to NS’s terminal at Calumet. As a result, selected services will originate or terminate at Calum...
- 09/09 - REMINDER Deliver-by Becomes Required Information on NS Local Domestic Shipments Effective 9/15/13
On September 15, 2013, "Deliver-by" will be added to the list of required information on shipping instructions for all IMC and Truckload customers (i.e., full-truckload shipments) in EMP, private domestic containers, and private trailers moving in local service via NS Intermodal. Deliver-by is the ...
JOC - International Trade News - Sep 29th, 2022
- Data show US spending shift happening slower than expected: analyst
New data suggest US consumer spending on import-centric goods remains far above pre-COVID levels and, moreover, that the shift back toward discretionary services is not happening as fast as some anticipated.
- Top US Shippers: Paper, forest product exports still reeling from China bans
Paper and forest product exports continue to drop as exporters face delays both at home and abroad getting their goods to customers.
JOC - Economy Watch - Sep 29th, 2022
- Biden signs OSRA-22 shipping reform into law
The White House says US shipping reform will help corral inflation by easing port congestion and more closely monitoring ocean carriers, claims disputed by OSRA-22 opponents.
- Biden makes final push for OSRA as House vote nears
President Joe Biden visited the Port of Los Angeles to take ocean carriers to task while stumping for final Congressional approval of major US shipping law reform.
JOC - Maritime News - Container Lines - Sep 29th, 2022
- Vessel on-time performance at US ports up slightly in August: Sea-Intelligence
Vessel on-time performance to US ports improved in August, but was still noticeably below global reliability as supply chain bottlenecks on some of the major east-west trade lanes began to ease.
- Trans-Pacific blanking static despite falling US imports
Trans-Pacific carriers in recent months slashed capacity to the West Coast as Asian imports and freight rates plummeted this summer, but the trade will likely continue to have excess capacity in the coming months unless they blank more capacity than is currently planned.
- US August imports from Asia defy weakening fundamentals
US imports from Asia remained strong through August despite container shipping indicators normally associated with a drop in cargo volumes.
JOC - Port News - Sep 29th, 2022
- Spot truckload rates dropping from US ports
The decline in outbound per-mile spot rates from US ports dropped more than the US average in August as normal seasonality and abnormal gridlock crimped demand, a JOC analysis shows.
- APM wins bid to build new Brazil container terminal
APM expects its new terminal at Brazil’s Port of Suape will be fully operational by the end of 2025 with an initial capacity of 400,000 TEU.
- JOC Rankings: Surging trans-Pacific boosted global port volumes in 2021
With North American shippers importing record amounts of Asia-made goods, the largest gains by volume were recorded at the Chinese ports of Shanghai, Ningbo-Zhoushan, and Shenzhen.
Journal of Commerce - Sep 29th, 2022
- More chassis, yard space cut container backlog at BNSF Alliance terminal
A backlog of containers at BNSF’s Dallas-Fort Worth rail ramp has been reduced by about 25 percent due to more chassis coming into its yard and additional space and lift equipment.
- FMC’s Maffei warns of increased Congressional scrutiny on IEPs, rails
With US maritime reform now on the books, the head of the FMC says Congress is paying close attention to the end-to-end supply chain beyond ocean carriers.
- Tampa Bay, Jaxport locked down, rails close as Ian approaches
The ports of Tampa Bay and Jacksonville were closed to all vessel and truck moves as of midday Wednesday as major Hurricane Ian approached the west coast of Florida.