U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Robert Menendez of New Jersey and Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York wrote a letter urging new Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to visit aging transportation infrastructure throughout their states.
Through the first three months of 2017, however, the largest port on the U.S. East Coast has seen container throughput tick up 2.4 percent, surpassing the previous first-quarter record set in 2016, according to recent figures from the port authority.
Ward Transport and Logistics hires new chief operating officer, while the Greenbrier Cos. appoints executive vice president and chief financial officer.
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Kansas City Southern (KCS) said in a statement it “respectfully disagrees” with a preliminary report from Mexico's Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) that found a lack of competition between KCS and other operators in the country.
The Airforwarders Association said air cargo security programs need leadership with strong ties to the White House.
President Trump nominated Kevin K. McAleenan to permanently lead U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which is now pending Senate confirmation.