The International Longshoremen’s Association is calling for a shutdown of ports along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, and a march in Washington.
Hyundai Merchant Marine said it expects to receive funding from a new South Korean government shipping entity, which will buy and charter back vessels to the shipping company.
Redwood Logistics names senior vice president of strategic sales, while Reading & Northern Railroad hires SVP of coal, Port of New Orleans adds a board member and CenterPoint Properties appoints marketing director.
Federal Maritime Commissioner Rebecca Dye said the reduction from four to three major container shipping alliances should decrease rates on the transpacific trade, but the decline could be offset by upward rate pressure due to expected mergers.
The Agriculture Transportation Coalition, National Industrial Transportation League and National Retail Federation expressed concerns over a threatened work stoppage at East and Gulf Coast ports by members of the International Longshoremen's Association.
Former Tyco International executive Girish Rishi, who will take over immediately from current chief executive officer Bal Dail, said he is excited about the potential to develop JDA's last-mile analytics capabilities.
The Atlanta-based parcel giant added four stations in China, and one station each in Poland and Germany to its full and less-than-container load multi-modal rail service between Europe and China.
The port terminal operator arm of the recently merged China COSCO Shipping saw earnings tumble 42.5 percent to $247 million for the full year in 2016 despite a 1.2 percent increase in revenues compared with the previous year.
Silicon Valley-based Turvo’s platform launched Tuesday, allowing shippers, brokers and carriers to work together in real-time across the entire supply chain.