• How Extreme Weather Affects Freight

    How Extreme Weather Affects Freight Extreme weather and frigid temperatures are taking its toll on freight transportation, resulting in problems for shippers, railroads, and drayage truckers. The weather delays, train derailments, and port backlogs are compounded by the higher than … READ MORE »

  • Updated: Port Strikes in Chile

    Port Strikes in Chile According to Reuters, nine ports are affected by the stevedore port strikes in Chile, which originated at the Northern Port of Angamos and spurred additional strikes down the coast of Chile. The originating port, the Port … READ MORE »

  • Trade Deficit Decreases $4.9 Billion in November

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. monthly international trade deficit decreased $4.9 billion to $34.3 billion from the previous month. Further, the total November exports were $194.9 billion and imports … READ MORE »