Jacksonville, Fla.-based Landstar System, Inc. reported record first quarter revenues of $780.9 million for the first quarter of 2016.
The Thomasville, N.C.-based less-than-truckload carrier surpassed analyst expectations, posting earnings per share of $0.80 for the quarter.
The Atlanta-based parcel giant reported increased revenues in all of its business segments, and surpassed analyst expectations with an earnings per share of $1.32 for the quarter.
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Shippers, carriers and terminals swapped accusations in their filings with the Federal Maritime Commission that their positions on detention and demurrage charges are being mischaracterized.
Container freight rates in the eastbound transatlantic trade jumped 33 percent from last week, while China-U.S. West Coast prices grew 11 percent, according to the latest data from the Freightos International Freight Index.
House members question whether the Shipping Act should be revised, and also said there is a need to protect domestic tugboat and terminal companies.