A new position paper from the Agriculture Transport Coalition lays out options such as delaying enforcement of the SOLAS verified gross mass requirement or allowing weight variance, and requests a congressional inquiry into the IMO.
The less-than-truckload rivals are involved in a legal dispute over the hiring practices of YRC, which allegedly lured away two high-level XPO executives who were contractually bound not to work for a close competitor or divulge proprietary information.
The Northern California port says cargo business from Outer Harbor Terminal LLC, a joint venture between Ports America and TIL, will be transferred to other terminals and night and weekend truck gates will be offered to help in the transition.
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Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. CEO E. Hunter Harrison said yesterday the workforce reduction will come from all areas of the company as slumping cargo volumes caused a 29 percent decline in fourth quarter profits.
Rates from Shanghai to Northwest Europe, the Mediterranean and the United States have all fallen in each of the past three consecutive weeks.
Rates from Asia to Northwest Europe and the Mediterranean have dropped for the past five consecutive weeks.