26 06, 2023

Pandemic significantly impacted supply chains and goods imports: ITC

By | 2023-10-19T11:03:01+00:00 June 26th, 2023|Imports, Ocean Cargo, Shipping, Studies and Reports, Supply Chain|

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has published a report detailing the significant impact that the COVID-19 pandemic had on U.S. supply chains. The document, titled Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade: 2023 Annual Report, includes specific discussions on retail supply chains, e-commerce, logistics, warehousing, maritime shipping, port services, trucking [...]

25 04, 2023

Union Pacific, CN and GMXT team up for new Mexico-US-Canada intermodal transportation service

By | 2023-04-25T23:14:25+00:00 April 25th, 2023|Freight, Shipping|

Union Pacific Railroad, Canadian National Railway (CN), and GMXT have announced the creation of Falcon Premium, a Mexico-US-Canada intermodal transportation service designed to increase efficiency and decrease greenhouse gas emissions, directly benefiting intermodal customers shipping automotive parts, food, FAK (freight all kinds), home appliances, and temperature-controlled products. The service will [...]

17 09, 2022

Railroad strike averted after freight railroads and their unions reach a tentative deal

By | 2022-09-17T17:45:08+00:00 September 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|

A tentative deal has been reached between railway unions and management, averting a freight railroad strike that had threatened to cripple US supply chains and push prices higher for many goods. The verbal agreement concluded after about 20 hours of talks between unions representing more than 50,000 engineers and conductors [...]

18 07, 2022

Shipping might be about to get slower. Here’s why

By | 2022-07-18T23:08:53+00:00 July 18th, 2022|Shipping|

If you’ve read about the upcoming shipping regulations from the International Maritime Organization (IMO), then you already know that it has set a target for the shipping industry to achieve zero emissions by 2050. Earlier this month, a bill was introduced in U.S. Congress to reduce the amount of carbon [...]