Freight News

Apparel and Footwear Group Deeply Concerned with Trump’s Decision on $200B Tariffs

Rick Helfenbein, president and CEO of the American Apparel & Footwear Association, questioned President Trump’s decision to move forward with a 10% tariff on approximately $200 billion worth of U.S. imports from China, including many consumer goods, such as backpacks, handbags, purses, wallets, baseball gloves, hats and leather and fur apparel, as well as textiles and machinery that are used for domestic manufacturing. While the association is thankful that the review ... [+]

Current PANYNJ Port Director to Leave for Harvard Fellowship Program

The Port Authority of New York/New Jersey (PANYNJ) announced on September 6 that it will launch a nationwide search for a new director of its Port Department to succeed Molly Campbell, who will leave her position on October 26 to become a 2019 University Fellow ... [+]

Exports drive strong cargo flows in August at Port of Virginia

The Port of Virginia® processed a record-setting 258,821 TEUs in August, an increase of nearly 8% when compared with the same month last year. “August was the second most productive month in our history and in the first two months of fiscal year 2019, our TEU ... [+]

History Redux

On September 7, 2018 the Port of New York and New Jersey celebrated the one-year anniversary of the arrival of the CMA CGM T. Roosevelt. This was the first of many large vessels to call on port terminals in Newark, Elizabeth and Staten Island after ... [+]

Port Houston jumps to top 5 US container ports

Due to continued strong growth in loaded containerized cargo, Port Houston has surged higher in the rankings of the top container ports in the United States. Port Houston, which has been expanding rapidly in recent years, has climbed to become the fifth largest container port in ... [+]

Port of Oakland to add electric trucks thanks to state grant

More battery-powered trucks should enter the Port of Oakland fleet by 2020 thanks to a new state grant. The California Air Resources Board has preliminarily awarded a $50 million grant to the Port of Long Beach for the Sustainable Terminals Accelerating Regional Transformation (START) Project. The ... [+]

SC Ports Achieves Record Container Volume in August

South Carolina Ports Authority recently announced the highest monthly container volume in its history, with 206,541 TEUs handled in August. August container traffic surpassed the Port’s previous record of 201,163 TEUs achieved in June and marked a 16% jump from 177,728 TEUs handled in August 2017. ... [+]

US-Based ALOM Chooses Holland for European Headquarters

ALOM, a global leader in supply chain management, recently opened its European headquarters in the Netherlands. The company will utilize its new headquarters to streamline operations and deepen its commitment to serving customers with sophisticated supply chain services, like inventory, production and fulfillment. The California-based company ... [+]

AAPA Lauds ‘On Time’ FY’19 Energy and Water Development Appropriation

Congressional leaders achieved a major accomplishment with the passage of the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, which bundles three of the 12 fiscal year 2019 appropriations bills. This marks the first time since 2004 that the Energy and ... [+]

airBaltic signs agreement with B&H Worldwide

B&H Worldwide, the-best-in-class, aerospace logistics company, and winner of the 2018 BIFA Freight Service award for Supply Chain Management, has signed an agreement to handle AOG and routine traffic as service cargo to and from London Gatwick on behalf of airBaltic. airBaltic operates a fleet of ... [+]