2017 is off to a fast start in Houston as the Port has experienced significant growth in a short period of time. Gulf Winds handles cargo across all industry verticals and continues to see incremental growth in both loaded import and non-resin export commodities. Overall loaded container volumes through Port Houston for Q1 were up […]
The Impact of Surging Petrochemical Volume on Intermodal Capacity Thanks to the recent shale drilling boom, natural gas prices remain low, benefiting the U.S. chemicals industry with all-time low feedstock prices. This has reversed the fortunes of manufacturing in a way few have ever imagined, and at a high-speed pace. The U.S. has become globally […]
Gulf Winds recently sponsored and participated in the 2nd annual Journal of Commerce, Gulf Shipping Conference here in Houston. This is a nationally recognized conference focused on the needs and opportunities in the Gulf region. It is only natural that Gulf Winds would be a head line sponsor for the Gulf Shipping Conference, it’s in […]
GWI is excited to share this video highlighting the recent launch of our driver app, gwiMove! This application is a symbol of countless hours of work, testing, and development spread across the company, with simple goal of improving the job of our owner operators each day. We hope you take a minute to watch!
Gulf Winds is humbled to have had the opportunity to host a press conference today for the announcement of a human trafficking bill being introduced by Senator Sylvia R Garcia. She introduced a bill this session that would require training for all CDL applicants on human trafficking to bring awareness. “I truly believe that truckers […]
Gulf Winds is proud to have been named one of Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Truckers! This is awarded to 100 of the nation’s top truckers that are paving the road to innovation. We are thankful for this award and for the recognition from Inbound Logistics! It’s about more than the move! To see the full […]
With a world class fleet of owner operators, who are highly adaptive to mobile technology, Gulf Winds, the largest intermodal drayage carrier in Gulf region, has spent the last 24 months developing a customized mobile driver application. Gulf Winds developed gwiMove which provides owner operators real time access to improve productivity and visibility to their […]
Thank you Drivers! Happy Driver Appreciation Week! from Gulf Winds on Vimeo. Gulf Winds would like to say Happy Truck Driver Appreciation Week to all drivers! We are thankful for all your hard work and commitment in tackling one of our economy’s most demanding and important jobs.
We are pleased to provide information shared by theÂ PHA on processes at Barbours Cut Terminal (BCT) andÂ Bayport Container Terminal (Bayport) effective July 1, 2016 for: â¢ Handling and weighing containers; and â¢ Assisting with the management of SOLAS Regulation VI/2 (SOLAS), which will require as of July 1, 2016 that shippers provide export container VGMs […]
Linking Houston to Asia in the Global Supply Chain The 2M Alliance of Maersk Line &Â Mediterranean Shipping Co. isÂ launching a Panama Canal serviceÂ from Asia that will call at HoustonÂ 3 times per week! The much awaited Panama Canal expansion isÂ set to be unveiled on June 26, but the new 2MÂ Alliance is starting their service earlier. WithÂ capacities […]