The Massachusetts Department of Transportation awarded funds to seven projects expected to take 37,000 truck trips off state roads annually under the 2016 Industrial Rail Access Program, the department said in a statement.
AAGEX Freight Group appoints VPs, while MIC Customs Solutions names project manager.
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has reached an agreement with the State of New York to refund a registration and decal tax in the amount of $44.4 million to trucking companies.
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Datamyne provided American Shipper with statistics illustrating how some non-vessel-operating common carriers pulled U.S. import volume from Hanjin ships prior to August, while others ramped up their use of the financially stricken carrier.
Members of California’s congressional delegation asked the federal government to get involved in the Hanjin insolvency, and Rep. Loretta Sanchez said Hanjin’s stranded ships may have goods needed to keep U.S. assembly lines running.
The second-phase of expansion at the Virginia International Gateway container terminal will soon commence now that the Virginia Port Authority has secured a long-term commitment to operate the facility.