President Obama has designated Missouri Democrat Rhonda Schnare Schmidtlein chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission for a term that will expire June 16, 2018.
Alain Bédard, chairman, president and chief executive officer of TFI International, formerly known as TransForce, said the acquisition diversifies the company into the medical last mile business.
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 29 ocean transportation intermediary (OTI) license applications and changes for review.
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In attempts to push back against the campaign to turn independent owner-operators in the port drayage industry into employees, the statewide trucking trade association filed a lawsuit last week against various state officials and agencies.
Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero says he is willing to discuss the agency's concerns with Port Authority of New York/New Jersey and OCEMA member carriers, leaving the door open for future approval of a revised agreement.
A new cargo service across Lake Michigan is currently in the works, and could save shippers time and aggravation from having to truck cargo though the congested Chicago area.