The Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation will hear an argument that foreign carriers should not be permitted to collectively negotiate rates with domestic maritime service providers because it gives them an unfair advantage.
The Pacific Maritime Association has proposed extending the contract until July 1, 2022, with a 3.1 percent yearly wage increase over the base wage rate of $42.18 per hour.
The North Liberty, Iowa-based trucking and logistics company reported a net income of $14 million and operating revenues of $130 million for the first quarter of 2017.
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The eastbound lane at Gatun locks will tentatively close for 10 days in May for dry chamber work.
Twill, the new digital freight forwarding start-up, will officially be open to new customers from April 10, allowing users to instantly place bookings, manage documentation and track shipments.
Falling costs and the value of data are spurring renewed interest in physical asset tracking in container logistics.