Memphis, Tenn.-based third-party logistics provider Mallory Alexander appoints chief administrative officer, while the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey selects general counsel.
Carriers may seek to "turn the table" on shippers who drove hard bargains, but an upturn in rates may be short-lived.
Cold chain solutions provider CSafe Global acquired Kalibox, adding over 5,000 square meters of manufacturing in two European locations to CSafe’s current six North American locations that have a combined space of over 20,000 square meters.
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However, chassis lessors oppose the West Coast Marine Terminal Operator Agreement members’ plan to implement a $5 fee on chassis that move in and out of container terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, saying it will cost them $29 million.
Chinese authorities have said that containers from certain countries shall be subject to effective anti-mosquito treatment in order to prevent the virus from spreading, which has left many shippers concerned.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has created a dedicated team to monitor violations of coastwise shipping rules as supporters tout the Jones Act's homeland security benefits.