Fleets that purchased optional systems and aerodynamic features for new trucks are averaging more than 7.5 miles per gallon, according to the North American Council for Freight Efficiency.
The voyage data recorder from the U.S.-flag cargo ship that sank Oct. 1, 2015 near the Bahamas was in good condition and revealed bridge audio, weather data and navigational data.
Members of the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission voted in favor of requesting additional information from the four shipping companies planning to create the Ocean Alliance.
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The Surface Transportation Board last week issued two decisions in passenger rail proceedings, one of which included the withdrawal of a previous proposal that would have allowed railroads to prioritize cargo operations over Amtrak passenger trains.
Price, port coverage and transit times are traditionally the primary determinants in choosing a container carrier or service loop, but with vessels stopping at fewer ports and sailing slower than ever before, it's fair to wonder if this is still the case.
The U.N. Economic Commission for Europe said China has ratified the TIR Convention, which it says will further streamline cross-border transportation for cargo moving between China and Europe.