The U.S. Department of Transportation is looking into how delays at ports and other loading and unloading facilities may be affecting driver compliance with hours-of-service rules designed to increase safety.
Union Pacific’s failure to maintain its track and equipment resulted in broken and sheared lag bolts, which caused the June 3 derailment of a train near Mosier, Ore., according to a preliminary report from the Federal Railroad Administration.
Meanwhile, the pound slid the most on record to its weakest since 1985, while the yen rallied on demand for haven assets, following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.
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The new shipping line will commence a new service between China and Australia, which will deploy five ships with a nominal capacity of 5,000 TEUs.
Schenker Inc. gains new U.S. CEO and XPO Logistics appoints chief transformation officer, while CEVA Logistics picks aerospace VP and GAC North America names regional commercial director for oil and gas.
Export volumes at the Northern California port jumped 7 percent in April 2016 compared with the same month a year ago thanks in part to a weaker dollar making U.S. goods more affordable overseas.