The Chattanooga, Tenn.-based third-party logistics provider said the app increases supply chain visibility by photo-documenting shipments to improve compliance and reduce costs.
Agriculture Transportation Coalition Executive Director Peter Friedmann wrote a letter to Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao Thursday, asking for help in preventing a work stoppage on U.S. Gulf and East Coast ports, which the ILA has threatened.
Meanwhile, the parcel giant and third-party logistics provider also announced plans to offer Saturday delivery options in large metropolitan areas in the U.S., and has began testing a residential drone delivery system.
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Federal Maritime Commissioner Rebecca Dye said the reduction from four to three major container shipping alliances should decrease rates on the transpacific trade, but the decline could be offset by upward rate pressure due to expected mergers.
An internal investigation into roll-up transportation and logistics provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems’ financial reports has concluded that its 10-K SEC statements dating back to 2014 overstated earnings by between $20 million and $25 million.
The ship management software provider analyzed six ports throughout the world to better understand what impact the new verified gross mass amendment of the Safety of Life at Sea convention has had on the shipping industry since it took effect July 1.