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 Port of Montreal has plans for a new terminal in Contrecoeur, while DP World signed a lease in July to expand and operate the Rodney container terminal in Saint John, and new container terminals are proposed in Melford and Sydney.
A new component of the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism gives eligible ocean carriers the ability to start unloading without having to wait for U.S. Customs officers to clear the vessel.
Over the summer, American Shipper spent two days shadowing the transportation teams of two major shippers in an endeavor to better understand how shippers actually use a transportation management system.