The third-party logistics and freight forwarding arm of the Deutsche Post DHL Group launched SameDay Speedline, a global expedited airfreight service for urgent delivery of spare parts, critical medical supplies, or newly launched products.
A report released by the STB shows that “changes to the existing regulatory structure…would not benefit the larger transportation system,” Edward R. Hamberger, president and CEO of the Association of American Railroads, said in a statement.
Under the strategic partnership, Herzog Technologies will provide short-line railroad operator Watco Cos. with positive train control program management and back-office hosting services, according to a spokesperson for Watco.
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The Massachusetts Port Authority said the Conley Terminal will be upgraded with an additional berth and three new cranes, while the Boston Harbor will be dredged to accommodate 12,000-TEU vessels.
The ports of Savannah and Brunswick will be closed for operations Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, as a result of expected severe weather caused by Hurricane Hermine, which was recently upgraded from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane.
While spot freight rates measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index from China to Northwest Europe and the Mediterranean continued to rise, prices to the United States either remained the same or fell back from last week.