The United States exported 794,537 net tons of steel in April, a 2.5 percent increase from March, but a year-over-year drop of nearly 6 percent.
The 9,742-TEU containership COSCO Shipping Panama began its historic passage through the expanded waterway, construction of which began back in 2007, Sunday morning.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is looking into how delays at ports and other loading and unloading facilities may be affecting driver compliance with hours-of-service rules designed to increase safety.
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Asset-light trucking and third-party logistics provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems has expanded its less-than-truckload service to include outbound service from Vancouver, British Columbia.
However, the International Maritime Organization's Maritime Safety Committee said there should be no delay in the implementation of the verified gross mass rule.
The Swiss-based freight forwarding and logistics company is best known for its air and freight forwarding business, but has successfully added warehousing and distribution, along with related outsourced services, to its portfolio over the years.