President Obama has designated Missouri Democrat Rhonda Schnare Schmidtlein chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission for a term that will expire June 16, 2018.
Alain Bédard, chairman, president and chief executive officer of TFI International, formerly known as TransForce, said the acquisition diversifies the company into the medical last mile business.
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 29 ocean transportation intermediary (OTI) license applications and changes for review.
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The port handled a record amount of loaded containerized cargo in 2016, despite the decision by Ports America and Terminal Investment Ltd. to close their operation at the port’s Outer Harbor.
BlueWater Reporting illustrated the trade removed 32 vessels and 79,764 TEUs of total deployed capacity between December 2013 and December 2016, while weekly allocated capacity on the trade has been on the rise.
The Oregon Supreme Court is being asked to look at the legality of subsidies the Port of Portland gave to ocean carriers in 2012 and 2013.