Helen Delich Bentley, who represented Maryland's 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1985-1995 and served on the Federal Maritime Commission from 1969-1975, reported her health has improved.
The London-based shipping consultant reported that OOCL of Japan was the most reliable container shipping carrier in May, with an on-time performance score of 81.1 percent.
An American Shipper poll of shippers and forwarders revealed that nearly 90 percent believe at least some cargo will be delayed by the verified gross mass rule that went into effect globally today.
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FedEx's freight forwarding arm has hired Cindy Allen, while Megan Montgomery will take over day-to-day management of the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America.
The Calgary-based Class I railroad cited lower-than-anticipated bulk volumes, the devastating wildfires in northern Alberta and a strengthening Canadian dollar as the primary reasons for the downward revision in earnings expectations.
About 2,000 pilots that work for five DHL Express network cargo carriers in North America authorized a strike action in advance of parent company Deutsche Post DHL Group’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday.