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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Online freight rate marketplace Freightos told American Shipper that eastbound transpacific rates have shot up 50 percent since Hanjin filed for bankrutpcy last week.
The U.S. Department of Transportation said the 18 infrastructure project grants awarded in fiscal year 2016 - collectively valued at nearly $800 million - will support $3.6 billion in infrastructure across 15 states and the District of Columbia.
The U.S. Commerce Department said the nation’s exports of goods and services increased from $182.9 billion in June to $186.3 billion in July, the largest monthly increase since the February-March 2014 period.