An American Shipper poll of shippers and forwarders revealed that nearly 90 percent believe at least some cargo will be delayed by the verified gross mass rule that went into effect globally today.
The U.S. Commerce and Energy departments have started an industry advisory group, along with their counterparts in Mexico, to make recommendations to strengthen cross-border trade and investment in the energy sector.
PARIS Optimal Transport Planning, a technology division of Hutchinson Ports (UK), created Boxreload, a platform allowing trucking companies and third parties in the U.K. to post loads online, which can only be viewed by “pre-selected and trusted partners.”
Registration takes less than 1 minute.
The French ocean carrier transported 2.9 percent more containers, but saw the average freight rate tumble 17.6 percent when compared to the first quarter of 2015.
The freight forwarding arm of Danish shipping conglomerate AP Moller Maersk said it will provide weighing and data transmission services to help shippers comply with new SOLAS verified gross mass requirements.
Ship owners on Wednesday broke off rate negotiations with struggling South Korean shipping conglomerate Hyundai Merchant Marine without reaching an agreement, according to multiple reports from Korean media outlets.