Regulators in the United Kingdom ordered Amazon UK Services Ltd. to pay 65,000 British pounds (U.S. $84,288.92) for four counts of “causing dangerous goods to be delivered for carriage in an aircraft,” according to the country’s Civil Aviation Authority.
The parcel giant and unmanned aircraft manufacturer CyPhy Works have begun joint testing of drone usage for commercial package delivery in remote or difficult-to-reach locations.
Ocean carriers Maersk Line, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd and MOL announced “Freight All Kinds” and general rate increases on various trades.
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske told customs brokers and forwarders Tuesday that members of a key trade facilitation program, known as CBP’s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism program, need “enhanced benefits.
The International Longshoremen's Association has reversed an earlier decision, and agreed to once again work ships operated by the now insolvent South Korean ocean carrier.
The Georgia Ports Authority plans to expand its on-dock rail infrastructure to accommodate unit trains, which officials say will offer greater efficiency for shippers as far away as Chicago and St. Louis.