The Chicago-based technology company more than doubled its headcount and tripled its office space after securing its first round of outside funding in September.
The United States exported higher amounts of beef and pork in terms of volumes and value in October compared to a year prior, but lamb exports were on the decline.
The group sent a letter to the President-elect, praising his recognition of the need for infrastructure investment and making suggestions on how to improve the economic competitiveness of the nation’s multimodal freight network.
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Historically low ocean freight rates have caused carriers to implement cost-cutting measures that have reduced reliability, meaning shippers need to be more flexible in how they procure capacity.
Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero said that as container carriers form new alliances and merge, they are seeking new powers, causing some nervousness among shippers.
The Southern California ports are partnering with Danish shipping giant Maersk Line to monitor emissions from high-efficiency vessels and better gauge the impact on air pollution.