The ZIM operated Seven Star Service between Asia and the U.S. East Coast will be suspended for the winter slack season, but the Israeli carrier will join the G6 Alliance’s SVS on the trade as a vessel provider, dubbing it the Seven Star Winter Service.
The nonprofit organization said Wednesday it broke ground on what will become the largest distribution hub for humanitarian medical aid in the United States.
The head of the largest freight brokerage in North America told American Shipper this week that capital fueling acquisitions and new technology will push his company and industry as a whole.
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Ed Greenberg, counsel for the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, said the association, along with other groups, will submit a petition to the FMC on behalf of its members that feel they have been incorrectly assessed demurrage.
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 association, which represents independent truck drivers, said Congress should not mandate the devices on commercial vehicles, and instead let the regulatory process play out.