The U.S. gross domestic product increased 1.2 percent in the second quarter 2016, according to the “advance” estimate from the Department of Commerce, following a revised increase of just 0.8 percent in the first quarter.
The American Association of Port Authorities is concerned that local agencies with no nexus to ports are taking advantage of a federal program designed to help ports pay for security needs.
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.
Beware of forwarding and logistics providers that downplay the impact of new technology in the industry, but also don't bet on established forwarders going quietly into the night.
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