Mensual archives: January 2017

Global container freight index hit record high at the end of 2016

The Container Throughput Index of the Rheinisch-Westfälische Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI) and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL) reached a new all-time-high of 124.3 points in December. The previous record was observed in Feb. 2015 (122.8 points). The Institute...

26 May 2019
Catégorie: Freight News


American truck tonnage index fell 6.2% in December

The American Trucking Associations' (ATA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 6.2% in December, following a 8.4% jump during November. In December, the index equaled 133.8 (2000=100), down from 142.7 in November. The all-time high was 144 in February. Compared with December...

26 May 2019
Catégorie: Freight News


Georgia ports saw 12.3% container volume growth in December

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) announced a 12.3 percent container volume growth in December, moving 292,172 twenty-foot equivalent container units, an increase of 32,099 TEUs compared to December 2015, a record for the GPA. Roll-on/Roll-off cargo mirrored that growth, with a...

26 May 2019
Catégorie: Freight News


Agriculture exports give boost to Port of Oakland volumes

Agricultural export tonnage has grown a stunning 233 percent at the Port of Oakland in the last five years. The result has transformed the Port's trade profile, making Oakland a leading gateway to Asia - especially for California growers. "Agricultural commodities...

26 May 2019
Catégorie: Freight News