BSL says fewer truck transportation jobs in ’23 than first estimated

The Bureau of Labor Statistics said back in August that its annual employment model revision was likely to show a large drop in the estimated number of 2023 truck transportation jobs when it came out in February.

On Friday, the agency delivered on that forecast. 

On top of that, it sharply revised downward the number of 2023 jobs in warehouses as well. 

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Port Houston cargo volumes rise 11% YoY in December

Port Houston cargo volumes rose 11% year over year to 325,020 total TEUs in December and set a new record for loaded exports.

The month was the port’s highest December on record for loaded exports, according to a Jan. 17 port press release.

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Livestock ship stranded at sea for weeks returns to Australia

A ship transporting 16,000 cattle and sheep that had been stranded off the coast of Australia for several weeks due to the ongoing Red Sea crisis has returned to a port in Perth.

Last month, the MV Bahijah abandoned its journey through the Red Sea, leaving the livestock stuck onboard the vessel. The livestock-transporting ship was originally scheduled to land in Israel when it set sail from Perth January 5, but the government requested that the ship return to Australia January 20 due to “exceptional circumstances.”

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