Future safety gains in the freight transportation industry “are being held back by government red tape that stifles innovation and improvement,” according to a new report from the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
The Commerce Department has initiated antidumping and countervailing duty investigations into aluminum foil imports from China.
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 18 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
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The Commerce Department issued a report listing best practices ports should consider adopting to optimize efficiency and improve competitiveness in the face of capacity constraints associated with larger cargo ships and ocean carrier consolidation.
The Japanese shipping company has also submitted an application to establish a logistics subsidiary in India.
Marilee McInnis, director of international corporate affairs at Walmart, said although the retailer no longer does business with Hanjin due to the carrier’s bankruptcy, it is currently speaking with another Korean carrier regarding its shipping needs.