The Chattanooga, Tenn.-based third-party logistics provider said the app increases supply chain visibility by photo-documenting shipments to improve compliance and reduce costs.
Agriculture Transportation Coalition Executive Director Peter Friedmann wrote a letter to Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao Thursday, asking for help in preventing a work stoppage on U.S. Gulf and East Coast ports, which the ILA has threatened.
Meanwhile, the parcel giant and third-party logistics provider also announced plans to offer Saturday delivery options in large metropolitan areas in the U.S., and has began testing a residential drone delivery system.
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Port says a softer U.S. dollar and big agricultural harvests resulted in a 20 percent increase in container exports in October.
The Honolulu-based ocean carrier said the two vessels will be the first of their kind to serve the Hawaii-Mainland trade lane, operating fully on liquefied natural gas from day one in service.
Shipment volumes in November 2016 slipped 3 percent from October and 0.5 percent compared with the same 2015 period following the first year-over-year increase in the previous 20 months, according to the latest Cass Freight Index Report.