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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The mid-Atlantic port handled 232,148 TEUs for the month, with loaded container imports growing 9.5 percent and loaded exports up 3.3 percent from the previous March, according to the most recent figures from the Virginia Port Authority (VPA).
BlueWater Reporting illustrated the ports of Norfolk and Savannah rank as the top two U.S. East Coast ports for transpacific alliance services deploying capacity from Asia.
Canadian National Railway said loaded import containers arriving via its rail network from the ports it serves on the West, East and Gulf coasts will arrive in Duluth, and empty containers can then be used by exporters to ship their goods to world markets.