Inland Corn Belt Ports Seek Infrastructure Funds, More Freight
Increasing freight capacity and attracting more infrastructure investments are likely outcomes of a recent federal designation expanding the inland Corn Belt Ports to span five Midwestern states.
New Inland Port Opens in North Carolina
As the nation’s major seaports experience more congestion, another inland port facility will help to move freight along the Eastern Seaboard. The Carolina Connector, near Rocky Mount, N.C., is where shipping containers are transferred between trucks and trains.November 19, 2021
More Shipping Through the Mississippi: The Push for Inland Port Development
Development and projected growth of inland ports, particularly in the Midwest, is increasingly critical to the nation’s supply chain.
Southeast Ports Experiment With Inland Terminals Boosting Shorthaul Intermodal
WASHINGTON — Shippers traditionally hire trucking companies to move loads within 500 miles but place some of their longhaul freight on the railroads, however port authorities are beginning to successfully use intermodal service to divert truck traffic from congested container terminals.
Illinois Inland Port Study Delayed by State Funding Holdup
DECATUR, Ill. — More than three years after state grants were authorized to help develop the Midwest Inland Port, the city of Decatur, Ill., is still waiting.
Central Washington Town Aims to Be Inland Port for Global Shipping
Informal talks are under way in Washington to transform the Port of Quincy's mostly idle shipping terminal into an “inland port” for delivering trucked containers by rail to West Coast docks.