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Norfolk Southern - Intermodal News - Nov 19th, 2019


JOC - International Trade News - Nov 19th, 2019

  • US freight drivers weak, but recession not certain: economists
    [caption caption="According to the IHS Markit Purchasing Managers’ Indices (PMI), 11 of the top 20 US export markets were contracting as of August. Photo credit: Ari Ashe."][/caption]Business activity in the key industries feeding United States surface freight transportation are lackluster this year, but economists with industry associations don’t believe a...

  • THE, OCEAN pacts set to dominate evolving trans-Pacific
    [caption caption="OCEAN Alliance carriers handled 24.7 percent of US imports from Asia in the first five months of 2019, followed by THE Alliance (24.7 percent), non-alliance lines (24.1 percent), and 2M plus HMM (22.6 percent), according to data from PIERS. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Thanks to the recovery of Ocean Network Express...


JOC - Economy Watch - Nov 19th, 2019

  • Contract market keeps wheels on US trucking
    [caption caption="Truckers dependent on the spot market are “hurting,” but contract carriers are faring better, ATA’s chief economist said. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]WASHINGTON — The “freight recession” is real, but “contained” within the US truckload spot market, American Trucking Associations (ATA) chief economist Bob Costello said Monday. The contractual trucking market...

  • Trade pact to drive intra-Asia trade, Canada exports
    [caption caption="The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, which took effect Dec. 30, is also expected to boost Asia-Canada trade of US auto components, both imports and exports. (Above: The port of Montreal.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Intra-Asia container volume is poised to expand further, thanks to an Asia-focused trade pact...


JOC - Port News - Nov 19th, 2019

  • Cargo shift threatens Alameda Corridor with financial crisis: report
    [caption caption="Transloading and drayage have eroded the Alameda Corridor’s share of LA-Long Beach port volumes. Photo: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]The Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority (ACTA) faces a “severe financial risk” thanks to a long-term shift in cargo volume away from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, according to a report completed...

  • LA-LB truckers: We need true interoperable chassis pools
    [caption caption="The major obstacle to improved trucker turn times at inland rail hubs are outdated rules governing chassis usage, according to the North American Chassis Pool Cooperative. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Trucking industry representatives told footwear importers Monday that more extensive data sharing and truly interoperable chassis pools with trucker choice would...

  • European hub ports avoid global trade slowdown
    [caption caption="Antwerp reported a 6.4 percent growth in container volume handled in January through September, despite the slowing European economies. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Europe’s two busiest container ports have continued to grow their throughput in the first three quarters of 2019, shrugging off slowing volume growth on the Asia-Europe trade and...


Journal of Commerce - Nov 19th, 2019

  • LA-LB truck turn times fall farther on port volume dip
    [caption caption="The average turn time at the 12 container terminals in Los Angeles-Long Beach was 68 minutes, down from 71 minutes in September, which was a six-year low at the time. Photo credit: Ritu Manoj Jethani / Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Truck turn times in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach were...

  • Truck driver hours violations drop in ELD era
    [caption caption="Violations handed to truckers for driving more than 14 hours have plummeted since 2017. Photo: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Truck driver hours-of-service (HOS) violations for exceeding daily driving and on-duty limits dropped significantly in fiscal year (FY) 2019, which ended Sept. 30 and included the first full year of electronic logging device (ELD)...

  • NY-NJ faces cold storage space scarcity
    [caption caption="Exact availability figures for refrigerated storage space are not available, but the rate for dry industrial space in New Jersey fell to its lowest point since 2011 in the third quarter, according to CBRE. Photo credit: Grigvovan/Shutterstock.com."][/caption]The Port of New York and New Jersey is facing a tight market...

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