Transportation planners and industry executives briefed House lawmakers last week on progress made so far with implementing freight provisions of the FAST Act.
The parcel carrier’s expedited shipping segment will raise prices by an average of 3.9 percent in Germany, effective Jan. 1, 2017, with prices in other countries varying based on local conditions, the company said in a statement.
The total value of cross-border freight between the United States and North American trading partners Canada and Mexico slipped another 6.4 percent year-over-year in June 2016, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
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Third-party logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel said it will use a transportation management system from Transporeon to handle execution and visibility for its truckload and less-than-truckload shipments in Europe.
Unishippers Global Logistics names chief executive officer, while the Transportation Intermediaries Association appoints chief of staff and Wabash National picks president.
The Danish conglomerate said one division will focus on transport and logistics, while the other division will focus on energy.