Mon Jan 19, 2015 12:16 PM CST The ongoing labor contract dispute between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union is affecting service at several West Coast ports, according to trade sources
Wed Dec 31, 2014 02:47 PM CST Railroads are reporting fewer delays thanks to good weather and less grain movement. Meanwhile, the ongoing labor dispute in the West Coast appears to still be far from reaching a resolution.
Mon Dec 22, 2014 12:44 PM CST The Senate on Dec. 16 approved a 9-cent-per-gallon increase in the barge diesel fuel user fee, which is expected to generate additional revenue annually to aid in the renovation and modernization of the country's inland waterways infrastructure.
Mon Dec 15, 2014 11:20 AM CST Logistic issues and an ongoing labor dispute in the Pacific Northwest are affecting imports and exports of all containerized commodities, according to commodity industry representatives.
Mon Dec 1, 2014 03:39 PM CST The Daily Great Lakes and Seaway Shipping News has reported that ice has already started to develop on Michigan's Great Lakes. This is the earliest ice has formed on some of the Great Lakes in at least 40 years.
Wed Nov 5, 2014 11:13 AM CST Agriculture industry groups have worked hard to help educate three new CFTC commissioners, and it paid off Monday when CFTC changed a controversial rule that would make it more expensive for farmers to use futures contracts.
Mon Nov 3, 2014 11:48 AM CST The second week of mandated railroad reports to the Surface Transportation Board show improved service, but delays continue as pressure from a large harvest increases demand for cars to move grain.