The new 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Winchester, Va. will house the automobile manufacturer’s service, parts and customer care division, Mopar.
However, the International Maritime Organization's Maritime Safety Committee said there should be no delay in the implementation of the verified gross mass rule.
Maritime consultancy Drewry found that approximately 80 percent of shippers won’t shift any volume from ocean to air to avoid disruptions caused by the verified gross mass rule scheduled to go into effect July 1.
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The Danish third-party logistics provider is emptying its bank accounts of British pounds to minimize currency risks associated with the United Kingdom’s potential exit from the European Union, according to a report from Reuters news service.
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 13 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
The mid-Atlantic port will now weigh export containers on scales near the gates and provide the measurement to shipping lines according to longstanding protocols.