The announcement comes just two weeks after online behemoth Amazon said it’s upgrading its free shipping option.
Revenues for energy, chemicals and plastics shot up 18%.
Transportation regulator says the country’s largest railway breached its obligations by announcing its intention to impose embargoes on wood pulp shipments last September.
But data sharing depends on co-operation among competitors and security remains an open question.
The retail chain will begin to roll out the improvements in mid-November.
Iron ore shipments grew 68% to meet higher demand from Japan and China for the key ingredient in steelmaking.
616 icebergs have moved into the North Atlantic lanes so far this season, compared to 687 by season’s end last year.
40-year deal will provide services such as labour management, maintenance and repair.
$558 million deal to buy Con-Way Truckload will boost its US-Mexico business grow to about US$200.
Project comes online nearly two years late following construction delays.
But growing global demand for shipping expected in 2016
Company is also reducing its network capacity and postponing investments.
Port authority says container traffic through the facility increased by 15% in 2014.
Archaic maps and survey data, outdated navigational aids and icebreaking services are being stretched too thin, environment commissioner audit suggests.
Shipping logjam caused weeklong shutdown at largest steel mill in the US.