Government, Business, Equipment

Intermodal Council Scores Win in Latest Round of Ongoing Case Against Ocean Carriers

Containers at Port Houston IMCC alleges in its $1.8 billion lawsuit that OCEMA violated the Shipping Act of 1984 by inflating intermodal chassis prices at dozens of the nation's ports. (Patrick T. Falloon/Bloomberg News)

The Federal Maritime Commission judge overseeing the $1.8 billion case between the Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference of American Trucking Associations and the Ocean Carriers Equipment Management Association has rejected OCEMA’s appeal to have the case stayed.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 1, 2021
Government, Business

Former ATA Chairman Dave Manning Retires From TCW

Dave Manning Dave Manning at an industry show in 2015. Manning in 2017-18 served as ATA’s 73rd chairman. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

After more than three decades working for Nashville, Tenn.-based motor carrier TCW — including a more than 20-year stint as its president — as well as a year as chairman of American Trucking Associations, Dave Manning has decided to retire.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 5, 2021
Government, Business, Equipment

Judge Weighing Appeal to Determine if Chassis Case Will Proceed

Port of Savannah Port of Savannah (Georgia Ports Authority)

A judge is weighing an appeal that will determine whether a trucking industry challenge to prices being charged for shipping containers at ports will be permitted to proceed.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 8, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics, Breaking News

IMCC Files Claim Against OCEMA, Ocean Carriers

A judge's gavel sabthai/Getty Images

American Trucking Associations’ Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference on Aug. 17 filed a complaint against the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association and 11 international ocean carriers alleging conduct that violates the Shipping Act, charging they inflated prices in the intermodal chassis market at dozens of ports across the country.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 20, 2020
Business, Equipment

Trucking Industry Chassis Dispute With Ocean Carriers Heats Up

intermodal chassis Trac Intermodal

U.S. trucking companies that operate at the nation’s ports are preparing to take a long-simmering financial dispute with overseas ocean carriers to the Federal Maritime Commission.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
May 8, 2020