U.S. Customs and Border Protection has created a dedicated team to monitor violations of coastwise shipping rules as supporters tout the Jones Act's homeland security benefits.
Major freight railroads in the United States employed 152,426 workers as of the middle of June 2016, down 0.2 percent from the previous month and 11.55 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Surface Transportation Board.
The 8,530-TEU CSCL container vessel Xin Fei Zhou scraped its side against the wall of one of the recently inaugurated locks of the important Central American waterway, according to a report from the Associated Press.
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Ocean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine joining the 2M Alliance - comprised of Maersk Line and MSC - has fueled speculation about Maersk’s ultimate motives, but the short term impact is a larger share on the transpacific trade, especially from Korea.
The Omaha, Neb.-based trucking and logistics company released a second quarter earnings forecast well below analysts’ estimates, blaming sluggish freight demand and higher driver pay for the shortfall.
The Intermodal Association of North America said the web portal component of its new online platform to facilitate so-called “street turns” for its members is now available, and it will offer a mobile app and system-to-system API later this year.