Supply chain innovation teams, created by the Federal Maritime Commission, say a national portal could improve port performance and increase American economic competitiveness.
A report issued today by the AASHTO and the AAPA said the FAST Act has brought ports and cargo fully into the surface transportation network and has given the nation a dedicated federal freight program for the first time ever.
The London-based shipping research and consulting firm said expenses have been cut to the bone in the past two years, so increases would not be unexpected.
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The Bonn, Germany-based parcel carrier said it will impose a 4.9 percent general average price increase for its U.S. account holders, effective Jan. 2.
The New Wave Group, a wide-ranging manufacturer whose brands include Craft, Speedo, Pax, Ahead, Clique and Kosta Boda, signed an exclusive three-year contract with DHL Global Forwarding for ocean transportation.
DHL’s new sorting center at its global air hub in Leipzig, Germany opened Thursday, enabling the company to sort bulkier and heavier shipments with automation, along with boosting the site’s handling capacity to 150,000 shipments per hour.