Virus-Driven Drop in Container Volumes Continues

The Port of Virginia’s® March cargo volumes were down nearly 9% when compared with last year as the shipping industry continues to grapple with the negative effects of COVID-19 on world trade. “As we predicted, the impact on our volume continues, but the good news is that indicators show China’s manufacturing sector gaining strength and the cargo is beginning to flow,” said John F. Reinhart, the CEO and executive director ... [+]

TRS Drives Productivity at POV, Creates Flow at the Gates; System Marks One Year of Operation

Motor carriers using The Port of Virginia’s® Truck Reservation System (TRS) are seeing an ongoing reduction in their turn times, evidence the technology is helping to drive the efficient movement of cargo at the port’s two main container terminals, says the port’s chief executive. “This is a twenty-first century tool designed ... [+]

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