The Chattanooga, Tenn.-based third-party logistics provider said the app increases supply chain visibility by photo-documenting shipments to improve compliance and reduce costs.
Agriculture Transportation Coalition Executive Director Peter Friedmann wrote a letter to Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao Thursday, asking for help in preventing a work stoppage on U.S. Gulf and East Coast ports, which the ILA has threatened.
Meanwhile, the parcel giant and third-party logistics provider also announced plans to offer Saturday delivery options in large metropolitan areas in the U.S., and has began testing a residential drone delivery system.
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APL said it will offer day-definite arrival of shipments using its Eagle Express service from ports in the Far East to rail yards in Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, El Paso, Kansas City and Memphis.
European Parliament members voted Wednesday to include maritime shipping in the European Emission Trade Scheme Directive by 2023, if there’s no comparable system operating in the International Maritime Organization by 2021.