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The Federal Maritime Commission's report was based on feedback from industry leaders at four public forums held around the country to gauge the impacts of port congestion and examine possible solutions going forward.
SimpliShip marketplace is designed to help smaller shippers secure ocean and airfreight rates with NVOs and forwarders by having qualified service providers bid on their loads.
Study from Boston Consulting Group and C.H. Robinson said the cargo most in play will be destined for the “battleground region” in the Midwest.
Neptune Orient Lines, parent of ocean carrier APL, is "totally focused" on returning the liner business to profitability, NOL CEO Ng Yat Chung said during a call with securities analysts.
Descartes will link trade compliance data and documentation from its Global Logistics Network to SAP's transportation management application for better shipment visibility for SAP's TM customers.
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis also revised a previous prediction of a 0.2 percent decrease in first quarter gross domestic product to a 0.6 percent increase.