The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics said that in September, 64.7 percent of freight between the United States and its partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement was transported by truck.
The German ocean carrier’s employees demonstrated Friday in Hamburg, seeking job protection in the wake of the announcement that the company will be acquired by Maersk Line.
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The recent declaration of bankruptcy by South Korean ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping is a symptom of what ails the container shipping industry, not the cure, as some analysts seem to suggest.
Japan's three largest ocean carriers said Monday in Tokyo they will merge their container operations in mid-2017 to form what would be the sixth largest line, continuing a recent trend of industry consolidation.
Port says a softer U.S. dollar and big agricultural harvests resulted in a 20 percent increase in container exports in October.