Business, Logistics

GSC Logistics Plans to Add Truck Drivers

GSC GSC Logistics

GSC Logistics plans to bring in 100 additional drivers by the summer to transport cargo containers, the company announced March 31.

April 2, 2021
Government, Business

US House Transportation Leaders Press Biden for Ports Funding

Port of Savannah Jeremy Polston/Georgia Ports Authority

The leadership of the transportation committee at the U.S. House of Representatives is calling on the White House to prioritize a fund used to back maintenance projects at the country’s ports.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 23, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50

US Steps Up Heat on Container Carriers to Ease Port Congestion

A container ship is berthed at the Kobe Port in Hyogo, Japan. (Buddhika Weerasinghe/Bloomberg News) Buddhika Weerasinghe/Bloomberg News

U.S. regulators stepped up the heat on ocean shipping companies and the seaport terminals some of them operate, seeking to smooth the disrupted flow of containers that are swamping America’s biggest ports and wreaking havoc on the nation’s strained supply chains.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
February 18, 2021

Mississippi Transportation Commission Issues Funding for Port Improvements

Port of Greenville, Miss. The Port of Greenville received $400,000 in multimodal funding from the Mississippi Transportation Commission. (Port of Greenville, Miss., via YouTube)

The Mississippi Transportation Commission recently awarded approximately $768,000 in multimodal funding to enhance port operations in the western part of the state.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 8, 2021

Congestion Worsens at Southern California Ports

Ports A containership unloaded at the Port of Los Angeles. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Ship congestion around the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach hit an unprecedented level, worsening the bottleneck at the busiest gateway for U.S. imports.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
January 29, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Nation’s Ports Finish 2020 Strong Amid Surge of Imports

Port of Los Angeles The Port of Los Angeles during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Tim Rue/Bloomberg News)

The nation’s ports in December posted record or near-record cargo numbers as a surge of imports continued to enter facilities on the Pacific and Atlantic coasts.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 21, 2021
Business, Equipment, Logistics

The JZ Expedited Cos. Eyes Expansion of Site in Jacksonville

JZ Expedited Cos. JZ Expedited Logistics is a subsidiary of The JZ Expedited Cos. (JZ Expedited Logistics via YouTube)

The JZ Expedited Cos. announced it secured a first right of refusal to develop an additional 45-acre parcel as it seeks to expand its inland marine terminal business model in Jacksonville, Fla.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 6, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Federal Maritime Commission Worries About Delays at Ports

Port of New York Port Jersey Marine Terminal in 2018 by Craig Warga/Bloomberg News

The leadership of the Federal Maritime Commission says it is becoming worried that ocean carriers may be assessing unfair detention and demurrage charges at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., as well as the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 14, 2020
Government, Business

Congress Eyes Support for Busy Ports

Port of Los Angeles Cargo shipping container trucks at the Port of Los Angeles. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

As operators of major container ports struggle to keep ahead of a rush of imported goods while retailers restock nine months into the coronavirus pandemic, Congress is aiming to lend additional support.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 7, 2020
Government, Business

Congestion, Slowdown at Ports Cause Growing Concern

Port of Los Angeles Port of Los Angeles container terminal. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Many of the nation’s ports, especially on the West Coast, are reporting long delays to unload cargo ships, and warehouses near those facilities are filled as the supply chains are overloaded with goods.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 2, 2020