Watco Supply Chain Services has introduced a new international division that will operate as a registered non-vessel operating common carrier and an indirect air carrier, the company said in a statement.
Regulators in the United Kingdom ordered Amazon UK Services Ltd. to pay 65,000 British pounds (U.S. $84,288.92) for four counts of “causing dangerous goods to be delivered for carriage in an aircraft,” according to the country’s Civil Aviation Authority.
The parcel giant and unmanned aircraft manufacturer CyPhy Works have begun joint testing of drone usage for commercial package delivery in remote or difficult-to-reach locations.
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Chinese authorities have said that containers from certain countries shall be subject to effective anti-mosquito treatment in order to prevent the virus from spreading, which has left many shippers concerned.
A survey conducted by American Shipper revealed that 40 percent of participants believe the most likely outcome of Hanjin’s predicament is that its assets will be liquidated and acquired by multiple carriers.
Judge John Sherwood of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey moved to recognize receivership proceedings in South Korea for the now insolvent ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping.