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 Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday proposed two separate civil penalties against Amazon in the combined amount of $130,000 for alleged violations of federal hazardous materials regulations.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership would have a positive impact on U.S. retailers and consumers, according to a new report from the National Retail Association.
Freight forwarders and air cargo companies must move quickly to improve business models and implement sophisticated analytics, according to Michael Bentley of Revenue Analytics.