North America

  • Will This Year’s Moving Season be Better than 2018?

    Jan 9, 2019 — After the unfortunate moving season of 2018, with numerous military families reporting damage to their household goods and delays, U.S. Transportation Command has been working with defense and service officials to improve the relocation experience.
  • North American Van Lines 2018 Migration Report

    Jan 7, 2019 — To kick off 2019, North American Van Lines has released their 2018 Migration Report, which covers the state-to-state relocation of millions of Americans over each of the past seven years.
  • As the U.S. shutdown drags on, the threat to supply chains grows

    Jan 7, 2019 — Initial repercussions for logistics from the US government shutdown have been slight so far, but the prospect of lingering paralysis is raising fears of severe supply chain disruption that may take a long time to mend.
  • Warning issued about West Coast port congestion

    Dec 21, 2018 — Terminals are being hit with heavy volumes because of tariffs at a time when many longshoremen are taking vacation.
  • FMC to standardise container detention and demurrage across the US

    Dec 10, 2018 — US shipping regulatory body the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is to introduce revised rules covering container detention and demurrage practices across the country after commissioner Rebecca Dye released the results of an eight-month investigation into how carrier and container terminal apply the charges.
  • Americans Are Moving Less Than Ever

    Dec 4, 2018 — According to recently released data from the U.S. Census, only 10.1% of adults moved homes from August 2017 to August 2018. This is the lowest rate of moving since the government began collected data in 1948.