Total cross-border trade between the United States, Mexico and Canada grew 3.3 percent after falling in 21 of the previous 22 months compared with the prior-year period, according to the Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
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Röhlig appoints director of global contract logistics, while Cozen O’Connor adds to its transportation and trade group and East Coast Warehouse & Distribution names senior director of customs examination services.
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Harold J. Daggett, president of the International Longshoremen’s Association, said the union will oppose fully-automated container terminals in upcoming contract talks with the United States Maritime Alliance.
The contract freight rate benchmarking company warned, however, that stability will be hard to come by, and if just one or two carriers begin to drop rates and chase market share again, prices will likely fall across the board.
In a surprise announcement, Customs and Border Protection has delayed implementing several post-release functions in its Automated Commercial Environment in order to resolve outstanding technical issues.