The “U.S. Port Report,” recently released by Descartes Datamyne reveals that U.S. ports are finding new ways to capture specific commodities while remaining competitive in a broader global trade context.
Late last week, nearly thirty transportation grants were awarded by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) through its Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects program, which was established in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act of 2015. The Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects program is now called the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America…
The company explained that demand for spot market truckload shipments in May hit its highest levels ever for various reasons, including seasonal shipments, and increasing fuel prices, as well as dry van and refrigerated, or reefer, rates in May at their highest levels going back to January and flatbed rates also hitting a new high.
Carloads were up 3.2%, or 41,078 units, annually to 1,319,420, and intermodal containers and trailers rose 6.6%, or 86,010 units, to 1,398,203.
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