The Danish ocean carrier’s plan to acquire Hamburg Süd in 2017 caps a landmark year for consolidation in the container shipping industry, noted Mario Cordero, the chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration today announced a final rule establishing a national database for the drug and alcohol testing records of commercial truck and bus drivers.
Transportation and logistics companies added 8,900 positions last month, following a revised 12,200-job increase in October, according to recent preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor.
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The U.S. government has announced another round of amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations and Export Administration Regulations, further eliminating many long-held U.S. trade restrictions against the Caribbean island nation.
The total value of cross-border freight between the United States and North American trading partners Canada and Mexico ticked up 0.7 percent in August 2016 following 19 straight year-over-year decreases, according to the Bureau of Transportation.
Many small shippers entering the online retail fray may not be aware that air cargo-specific hazardous materials transportation regulations even exist, let alone apply to their products.