Why do some freight ships get a little too close to port?


By Peter BreenThe Bureau of Maritime Affairs has released its first quarterly survey of the freight industry, and it’s full of alarming news for ports.The Bureau’s new survey reveals that more than half of container ships are going to ports that don’t have port-based terminals, and they’re being pushed further and further away.The bureau says […]

Why Americans don’t really understand the freight section of the US anymore


The vast majority of American freight traffic is not freight but cargo.There are also a small number of freight services that are not freight, but rather the supply side of the market.These include commercial trucking and shipping services, marine freight, and the warehousing industry.And they’re all going to be part of a much larger freight […]