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Freight Mobility Improvements Require Team Effort

Posted by Chris Virk-Brown on February 9, 2021 at 8:45 AM

As the nation’s largest tonnage and one of the busiest ports, there has always been a need to make improvements and keep logistics efficient. Being open for business more than 100 years also comes with trouble spots along the way. However, Port Houston is focused on making infrastructure improvements before any serious problems come under fire. In particular, the area of freight mobility has grown tremendously over the years and this is largely due to the Port Houston teams that make these projects possible.

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Topics: freight, projects, operations, rail

E-Commerce Triggering Need For Distribution Centers Near Port Houston

Posted by Chris Virk-Brown on November 10, 2020 at 10:44 AM

More online shopping trends mean more goods moving across Port Houston’s docks, and the need for additional space to store that cargo. Thus, we are seeing distribution centers in the Port Houston region being built to keep up with demand.

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Topics: imports, exports, general cargo, freight, refrigerated cargo, business development, containers

Road Widening Projects for Better Terminal Traffic Flow

Posted by Chris Virk-Brown on November 10, 2020 at 10:30 AM

Since 1914, Port Houston and the Houston Ship Channel have undergone major renovations one after another. Although the widening of the Houston Ship Channel (Project 11) is our current major project, it’s not the only project going on. At Bayport and Barbours Cut Container Terminals the main roads are undergoing construction to improve freight transportation.

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Topics: freight, transportation, highways, projects, freight mobility

Harris County International Trade and Transportation Conference Focuses on Freight Mobility

Posted by Port Houston on December 10, 2018 at 10:59 AM
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Topics: Houston, trade, shipping, Harris County, freight, transportation

The I-69 System: The Alternate Route for Texas

Posted by Port Houston on November 20, 2018 at 3:17 PM

Port Houston leadership and staff with U.S. Rep. Brian Babin.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, Texas, infrastructure, freight, transportation

I-69 Alliance Vital to Port Supply Chain

Posted by Port Houston on February 1, 2018 at 2:33 PM

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The Port Commission renewed Port Houston’s membership with the Alliance for I-69 Texas during January’s Port Commission meeting.

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Topics: ports, Houston, Port Commission, freight, transportation, highways

Port Houston Participates at ITMA Luncheon

Posted by Port Houston on January 18, 2018 at 1:46 PM

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Port Houston’s Sr. Director of Trade Development John Moseley provided the port’s 2018 outlook at the International Transportation Management Association Houston chapter’s monthly luncheon Jan. 10.

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Topics: ports, Houston, cargo, freight, transportation

Harris County International Trade and Transportation Conference Highlights Houston Infrastructure and Economy

Posted by Port Houston on November 7, 2017 at 3:38 PM

Port Houston staff participated at the 2017 Harris County International Trade and Transportation Conference at NRG Park Oct. 31.

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Topics: trade, infrastructure, Harris County, freight, transportation

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