The United States exported 794,537 net tons of steel in April, a 2.5 percent increase from March, but a year-over-year drop of nearly 6 percent.
The 9,742-TEU containership COSCO Shipping Panama began its historic passage through the expanded waterway, construction of which began back in 2007, Sunday morning.
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.
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FedEx's freight forwarding arm has hired Cindy Allen, while Megan Montgomery will take over day-to-day management of the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America.
The U.S. Coast Guard bulletin regarding compliance with the International Maritime Organization's verified gross mass requirement "seems to allow for more flexibility," says Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero.
The parcel carrier has agreed to pay $240 million to settle lawsuits covering around 13,000 divers across 20 states who claimed they should have been treated as employees instead of independent contractors.