Insights

Insights

Insights is the home of news from NorthPoint Logistics. Here you'll find everything from Market Newsletters to announcements and more!

NPL Newsletter: Rate Updates, Baltimore Bridge Collapse, and Californian Contractor Regulation

Mar 29, 2024

This week’s newsletter brings you a comprehensive look at the shipping and logistics landscape. The latest data on containerized imports and exports shows an overall decline in US international trade activity. Domestic shipping saw a gradual increase in freight rates compared to last week, but they remain nearly 10% lower than rates at this time…

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NPL Newsletter: Rate Updates, Brunswick Investment, and the Decarbonization of Freight

Mar 15, 2024

This week’s newsletter brings you a comprehensive look at the shipping and logistics landscape. We’ll analyze the latest data on containerized imports and exports, focusing on key US trade lanes. For domestic shipping, we’ll explore current rates and trends for dry van, flatbed, and reefer freight, along with regional capacity variations.   We’ll also examine new…

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NPL Newsletter: Rate Updates, Attacks in the Red Sea, and the LTL “Land Rush”

Mar 8, 2024

This week’s newsletter brings you a comprehensive look at the shipping and logistics landscape. We’ll analyze the latest data on containerized imports and exports, focusing on key US trade lanes. For domestic shipping, we’ll explore current rates and trends for dry van, flatbed, and reefer freight, along with regional capacity variations. We’ll also examine a…

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NPL Newsletter: Rate Trends Update, New and Growing Alliances, and FMC Rulings

Mar 1, 2024

In this week’s newsletter we updated the trends we’re seeing in international volumes, the domestic spot market, and the domestic capacity market (please download external images to view). Also, the extension of the Ocean Alliance and formation of Gemini alliance. We also discuss the new FMC ruling on demurrage and detention billing practices. The biggest…

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NPL Newsletter: Trend Updates, ETS Rollout in the EU and Norfolk Southern service changes

Feb 23, 2024

February 23rd, 2024 In this week’s newsletter we updated the trends we’re seeing in international volumes, the domestic spot market, and the domestic capacity market (please download external images to view). Also, the EU’s 2024 ETS rollout will have an impact on shipper’s costs. And Norfolk Southern announces a halt to Midwest services through the…

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NPL Newsletter: NPL & SmartWay Partnership, LA Import Surge, and Rising Warehouse Rates

Feb 20, 2024

February 16th, 2024 In this week’s newsletter we updated the trends we’re seeing in international volumes, the domestic spot market, and the domestic capacity market. Also, NPL joins EPA’s SmartWay Partnership to reduce emissions. The Port of Los Angeles sees robust import growth despite challenges. US warehouse rates continue their surge, driven by low vacancy rates…

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NPL Newsletter: Market Updates & Insights

Feb 9, 2024

February 9th, 2024 This week’s newsletter covers trends in fuel pricing, regional capacity, and the market; both domestically and internationally. Additionally, we introduce NPConnect, a new client portal offering that combines everything from live shipment tracking to document management and more! Lastly, we delve into Super Bowl economics, exploring logistical challenges and economic trends surrounding…

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NorthPoint Logistics and Descartes Partnership Bears Fruit

Feb 2, 2024

NPL prides itself on connecting with quality vendors in order to service our clients. We were thankful how easy it was to work with Descartes and bring more efficiencies to our company.

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