The third-party logistics and freight forwarding arm of the Deutsche Post DHL Group launched SameDay Speedline, a global expedited airfreight service for urgent delivery of spare parts, critical medical supplies, or newly launched products.
A report released by the STB shows that “changes to the existing regulatory structure…would not benefit the larger transportation system,” Edward R. Hamberger, president and CEO of the Association of American Railroads, said in a statement.
Under the strategic partnership, Herzog Technologies will provide short-line railroad operator Watco Cos. with positive train control program management and back-office hosting services, according to a spokesperson for Watco.
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture said the nation's agricultural trade surplus is also expected to increase to $19.5 billion for fiscal year 2017, up 40 percent from $13.9 billion for fiscal year 2016.
The National Retail Federation, along with a coalition of 120 retail, manufacturing and agriculture groups, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker asking her to continue to work towards a swift resolution for shippers.
The U.S. Transportation Department’s Federal Highway Administration said it will release $14.2 million in grants to a total of seven states through a grant program that was established by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.