American Shipper’s sister publication, the Adam Smith Project, wrote Monday about the dangers of recalibrating trade statistics to suit policy initiatives.
Chief Executive Officer Ted Fick resigned earlier this month amid a Washington State Auditor's Office investigation into an alleged $4.8 million in potentially illegal payouts to port employees.
Michael J. Ward and Clarence W. Gooden, chief executive officer and president of CSX, respectively, will retire from the company May 31, 2017, the Jacksonville, Fla.-based Class I railroad said in a statement.
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Less-than-truckload carrier Southeastern Freight Lines has opened a new service center in Garland, Texas, its fourth in the state over the past 18 months.
The member carriers of the 2M vessel sharing agreement will add Asia-Europe and transpacific services in order to accommodate the volumes gained through slot purchase agreements with Hyundai Merchant Marine and Hamburg Süd.
The French ocean carrier will buy space on a service between North Europe and the West Coast of North America, as well as on a service between Japan and California.