Watco Supply Chain Services has introduced a new international division that will operate as a registered non-vessel operating common carrier and an indirect air carrier, the company said in a statement.
Regulators in the United Kingdom ordered Amazon UK Services Ltd. to pay 65,000 British pounds (U.S. $84,288.92) for four counts of “causing dangerous goods to be delivered for carriage in an aircraft,” according to the country’s Civil Aviation Authority.
The parcel giant and unmanned aircraft manufacturer CyPhy Works have begun joint testing of drone usage for commercial package delivery in remote or difficult-to-reach locations.
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Guy Courtin, vice president of industry and solution strategy at GT Nexus, said shippers should think of visibility as a tool to monitor and connect all of their trading partners, whether product suppliers or transportation vendors.
U.S. Rep. Janice Hahn, D-Calif., said ports and customers need to be better prepared for instances of container lines going out of business.
MacAndrews and OPDR will acquire 4,000 new 40-foot pallet wide high cube containers.