The U.S. Government Accountability Office found that tariff rates are generally more expensive than contract rates, but are usually more suitable for shippers with infrequent or small volume shipments.
A coalition of 25 business groups has asked the Federal Maritime Commission to address fees imposed when shippers can't pick-up and return cargo, containers and chassis for reasons beyond their control.
A merger of Yang Ming, which is 33 percent owned by the government, with a private company such as Evergreen Line, would be difficult to achieve, contends Chen Ou-po, a member of Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party.
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Approximately 250 pilots working for ABX Air went on strike Tuesday morning, refusing to fly scheduled routes, including those for the airline’s major customers, DHL and Amazon.
The outbound cross-border eCommerce distribution center is scheduled to be built by April 2017 in Narita, Japan.
President-elect Donald Trump announced a series of immediate actions he plans to take to increase jobs and wages for workers, including the withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.