The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics said that in September, 64.7 percent of freight between the United States and its partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement was transported by truck.
The German ocean carrier’s employees demonstrated Friday in Hamburg, seeking job protection in the wake of the announcement that the company will be acquired by Maersk Line.
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The Bonn, Germany-based parcel carrier said it will impose a 4.9 percent general average price increase for its U.S. account holders, effective Jan. 2.
DHL’s new sorting center at its global air hub in Leipzig, Germany opened Thursday, enabling the company to sort bulkier and heavier shipments with automation, along with boosting the site’s handling capacity to 150,000 shipments per hour.
Hurricane Matthew caused extensive damage at the Freeport container terminal, forcing carriers to reroute vessels and take other steps to deliver cargo.