The Danish ocean carrier’s plan to acquire Hamburg Süd in 2017 caps a landmark year for consolidation in the container shipping industry, noted Mario Cordero, the chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration today announced a final rule establishing a national database for the drug and alcohol testing records of commercial truck and bus drivers.
Transportation and logistics companies added 8,900 positions last month, following a revised 12,200-job increase in October, according to recent preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor.
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Sources said the South Korean liner carrier will lay off about 180 members of its 500 person workforce in the United States on Friday.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said U.S. import prices experienced a monthly increase of 0.1 percent due to higher fuel prices, while U.S. export prices ticked up 0.3 percent from a month prior.
Ocean carrier schedule and capacity database BlueWater Reporting has released a report detailing all services on which Hanjin Shipping operated at the time of its insolvency filing.