Supply chain innovation teams, created by the Federal Maritime Commission, say a national portal could improve port performance and increase American economic competitiveness.
A report issued today by the AASHTO and the AAPA said the FAST Act has brought ports and cargo fully into the surface transportation network and has given the nation a dedicated federal freight program for the first time ever.
The London-based shipping research and consulting firm said expenses have been cut to the bone in the past two years, so increases would not be unexpected.
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Kalmar, a subsidiary of cargo-handling equipment and systems manufacturer Cargotec, appoints new head of the Asia-Pacific region, while the Florida East Coast Railway names VP of carload sales.
Several ocean carriers have decided to launch various routes in order to fill the void from Hanjin’s halted operation.
The German ocean carrier’s shareholders of Friday approved all items on the agenda for the annual meeting, most notably including the approval of new authorized share capital, which will be used toward the merger with UASC.