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 Obama Administration indicated Friday that within 30 days, it plans to send to Congress the bill that would implement the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement negotiated and signed by a dozen countries earlier this year.
The U.S. Postal Service reported a $1.57 billion loss in its fiscal third quarter on revenues that ticked up 0.7 percent to $16.6 billion compared with the same 2015 period as increased package volumes were offset by higher operating costs.
The U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center will begin providing supply chain threat reports to critical U.S. telecommunications, energy, and financial businesses in an effort to defend against cyberattacks, among other threats.