The Northern Sea Route, which can cut 12 to 15 days off voyage times between Asia and North Europe compared to the traditional Suez Canal routing, is currently only usable during the summer season, but could be open year-round by 2020.
Major freight railroads in the United States employed 152,718 workers as of the middle of July 2016, up 0.19 percent from the previous month but down 10.71 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Surface Transportation Board.
Chinese e-commerce solutions provider Baozun Inc. created Baotong E-logistics, a wholly-owned warehousing and logistics subsidiary.
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REZ-1, Inc., a provider of asset management, equipment reservation, billing and reload services to the domestic intermodal industry, has agreed to purchase cloud-based logistics and transportation management solutions provider International Asset Systems.
The nationwide lease-to-own company started using Cloud Logistics' transportation management system over a year ago due to its network complexity, and has reaped the benefits of reporting tools and faster tendering.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will launch a three-year trial program to determine whether or not young adjusts between 18 and 21 should be trusted to safely operate big rigs.