September 2016

Mazda to Increase Engine Production Capacity at Powertrain Plant in Thailand

Mazda Motor Corporation announces that it will increase the annual production capacity of the engine assembly plant at Mazda Powertrain Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (MPMT) in Chomburi, Thailand, to 100,000 units in the first half of 2018. The company also announced a plan to construct a new engine machining factory with production capacity similar to that of the engine assembly plant. The annual production capacity of MPMT's engine assembly plant, ... [+]

NaviTrans to Integrate INTTRA’s Services into Logistics Solutions

INTTRA and NaviTrans have announced a partnership to integrate INTTRA's full suite of ocean shipping services into NaviTrans software. As a result, NaviTrans clients will have seamless access to INTTRA's global network to make bookings, submit shipping instructions, easily track shipments anywhere in the world, and utilize other INTTRA ... [+]

Shipping Partnerships Create Economic Opportunity in Everett

Every month Eastern Car Liner (ECL) loads aerospace containers for transport back to Japan to be reloaded with new airplane parts. Typically, this is the only cargo loaded on this vessel at the Port of Everett – until recently. For the second time, Everett-based log supplier, Forest Marketing Enterprises, Inc. delivered ... [+]

Yusen Logistics Named Intermodal Carrier of the Year by Vantix Logistics

Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. has been named the 2015 Intermodal Carrier of the Year (Tier 2) by Vantix Logistics. The award is presented to the provider that meets and exceeds standards in service, performance and capacity. Vantix, a division of McLane Co. Inc. and a provider of supply chain solutions ... [+]

AACargo Finalizes Agreement for Global Pharmaceutical Handling Certification

American Airlines Cargo has signed with The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) to obtain certification for the handling of pharmaceuticals and healthcare products targeted at supply chain participants. American obtains this certification in an effort to promote the hard work and investments made over the last few years to enhance ... [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Jumped 5.7% in August

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 5.7% in August, following a 2.1% decline during July. In August, the index equaled 141.8 (2000=100), up from 134.2 in July. The all-time high was 144 in February. Compared with August 2015, the SA index rose 5.9%, the ... [+]

GPA Announces Rail Initiative and DC

Georgia Ports Authority has a new strategic initiative that officials there see as a game changer. It involves rail and is dubbed “GPA’s Mid-American Arc.” The rail initiative was detailed by GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch during the annual Savannah State of the Port address that included Floor & Decor's ... [+]

POLB Exports Up, Overall Cargo Volumes Down

Middle Harbor at the Port of Long Beach. August exports surged 14.8% through the Port of Long Beach compared to the same month in 2015, but lower imports drove overall volumes down. Harbor terminals moved 641,029 twenty-foot equivalent units in August, an 8.9% year-over-year decrease. Of those, 321,625 TEUs were import ... [+]

Port Corpus Christi Commissioners adopt MOU for ship channel improvements

The Port Corpus Christi Commissioners adopted a Resolution Approving a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District (COE) on September 20 for work provided or performed prior to execution of a project partnership agreement for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel - Channel Improvement Project ... [+]

Port of Brownsville FTZ Ranks No. 2 in U.S.

Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 at the Port of Brownsville ranks second in the nation for the value of exports (shipments to foreign countries) during 2015 according to the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board’s annual report to Congress released Thursday, September 15, 2016. Dorchester County, South Carolina, and Broward County, Florida, ... [+]

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