U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Robert Menendez of New Jersey and Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York wrote a letter urging new Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to visit aging transportation infrastructure throughout their states.
Through the first three months of 2017, however, the largest port on the U.S. East Coast has seen container throughput tick up 2.4 percent, surpassing the previous first-quarter record set in 2016, according to recent figures from the port authority.
Ward Transport and Logistics hires new chief operating officer, while the Greenbrier Cos. appoints executive vice president and chief financial officer.
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Saddle Creek Logistics Services adds senior director of business development, while Port of Price Rupert vice-president of commercial and regulatory affairs and general counsel steps down.
Twill, the new digital freight forwarding start-up, will officially be open to new customers from April 10, allowing users to instantly place bookings, manage documentation and track shipments.
Shippers and logistics service providers continue to improve the nature of their strategic relationships, recognize the value of technology and innovation, and forecast growth outside their traditional businesses, according to an eyefortransport report.