American Shipper has launched a short survey to collect feedback on how the industry expects to be affected by the new ocean carrier alliances that launched at the beginning of the month.
MacroPoint announced its partnership with API provider Banyan, while FourKites unveiled its enhanced integration with supply chain software provider JDA.
However, the Baltic and International Maritime Council said the performance of the new ocean carrier alliances that set sail at the beginning of the month will be key in 2017.
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A Hapag-Lloyd spokesperson told American Shipper space is tight on the Europe to Asia trade right now from an uptick in volumes, which is abnormal for this time of year.
Various headwinds in 2016 sent the industry into a tailspin, culminating with the demise of Hanjin Shipping, a company many thought was too big to fail.
Rep. John Delaney, R-Md., this week filed two bipartisan bills that would fund the rebuilding of ailing U.S. transportation infrastructure with revenues from a one-time bond sale to U.S. corporations and long-term international tax reform.