The German forwarder discussed at a press conference in Chicago Wednesday its $137 million investment plan in the U.S. domestic and cross-border e-commerce market, along with its vast expansion in the “Windy City.”
Less-than-truckload holding company YRC Worldwide increased net income in second quarter 2016 4.2 percent to $27.1 million despite revenues falling 4 percent to $1.21 billion compared to the same 2015 period.
The Atlanta, Ga.-based parcel giant posted a net income of $1.27 billion for the second quarter of 2016 on revenues of $14.63 billion, year-over-year increases of 3.2 percent and 3.8 percent, respectively.
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The massive $5.3 billion project comes with “considerable safety concerns,” which could lead to accidents and delays for shippers and higher claims for insurers, according to a new report from the London-based risk management consultancy.
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 U.S. Department of Transportation has announced 18 proposed grant awards totaling $759.2 million in funding for nationally significant transportation infrastructure projects under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act of 2015.