Mensual archives: May 2017

Georgia ports saw 11.7% container volume growth in April

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) handled 333,006 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) in April, an increase of 11.7 percent, or 34,966 TEUs, compared to the same month a year ago. Across all ports, GPA's total tonnage increased by 13 percent,...

17 July 2019
Catégorie: Freight News


American truck tonnage index slipped 2.5% in April

The American Trucking Associations' (ATA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 2.5% in April, following a 1.1% decline during March. In April, the index equaled 134 (2000=100), down from 137.4 in March. The all-time high was 142.7 in February 2016. Compared with...

17 July 2019
Catégorie: Freight News


Canadian wholesale sales rose 0.9% in March

Statistics Canada reports that wholesale sales rose 0.9% in March and surpassed the $60 billion mark for the first time. Gains were recorded in four of seven subsectors, accounting for 60% of total wholesale sales, and were led by the...

17 July 2019
Catégorie: Freight News



Global container freight index down slightly in April

The Container Throughput Index of the Rheinisch-Westfälische Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI) and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL) declined by 1.4 points in April, down to 124.3 points. According to the Institute the noticeable decline most likely reflects a...

17 July 2019
Catégorie: Freight News