U.S. Customs and Border Protection has created a dedicated team to monitor violations of coastwise shipping rules as supporters tout the Jones Act's homeland security benefits.
Major freight railroads in the United States employed 152,426 workers as of the middle of June 2016, down 0.2 percent from the previous month and 11.55 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Surface Transportation Board.
The 8,530-TEU CSCL container vessel Xin Fei Zhou scraped its side against the wall of one of the recently inaugurated locks of the important Central American waterway, according to a report from the Associated Press.
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The proposed change would give NVOs and import buyers the ability to directly transmit the Importer Security Filing, which is expected to improve security and eliminate confusion over who should file.
The Swiss food and beverage company will sell its limited edition Grand Cru Cafecito de Cuba, the first Cuban coffee to be brought into the United States in more than 50 years, under its Nespresso brand starting this fall.
The third-party logistics company is closing a distribution center in southeast Memphis, which will result in the largest lay off announced by any company in the Memphis metro area so far this year.