Annualized turnover rates at large truckload fleets fell another 2 percentage points to 81 percent in the third quarter of 2016, the lowest level since second quarter 2011, according to the American Trucking Associations.
The chief and second engineers of the Top Ship cargo vessel were sentenced Thursday to jail for their role in obstructing a U.S. Coast Guard inspection in July 2015 on board the ship in North Carolina’s Port of Wilmington.
The third-party logistics provider subsidiary of German railway company Deutsche Bahn will combine its air and ocean freight division with its land transport division, as well as create a new division called Commercial DB Schenker and Contract Logistics.
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Members of the planned ocean carrier alliance – Hapag-Lloyd, Yang Ming, NYK, MOL and “K” Line – said they plan to offer 31 services, utilizing 240 vessels to call over 75 ports.
President-elect Donald Trump announced a series of immediate actions he plans to take to increase jobs and wages for workers, including the withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.
Elaine Chao has served as Secretary of Labor under President George W. Bush and Deputy Secretary of Transportation under President George H.W. Bush.