The Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) has introduced EZ Buy, an online price quotation and booking system for the purchase of door-to-door intermodal freight moving between Southeast U.S. markets and South Florida.
Carlos Godinez, Mexico intermodal director with Celtic International, a Transplace company, provides an overview of the rail industry in Mexico, and how far it has come in terms of investment and improvements in service to support a surge of activity.
LogistiFlow, provider of a system for allowing shippers to view quotes from selected carriers without having to contract with third-party logistics (3PL) providers, has introduced a cloud-based program for carrier selection.
Shippers are still steaming over delays caused by West Coast dockworkers during contract negotiations with terminal operators in late 2014 and early 2015. But problems at the region's ports extend well beyond union intransigence.