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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The deadline for reaching a new softwood lumber trade agreement between the United States and Canada expired on Wednesday, risking the assessment of hefty U.S. duties on these imports from Canada.
The FedEx Corp. less-than-truckload subsidiary has purchased 100 tractors powered by compressed natural gas, and tapped Clean Energy Fuel Corp. to design, build and maintain the unit's first CNG fueling station in Oklahoma City.
The Georgia Ports Authority said the Port of Savannah will be extra busy moving containers in the next week as shippers seek to retrieve and deliver a backlog of cargo resulting from hurricane associated closures.