The new 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Winchester, Va. will house the automobile manufacturer’s service, parts and customer care division, Mopar.
However, the International Maritime Organization's Maritime Safety Committee said there should be no delay in the implementation of the verified gross mass rule.
Maritime consultancy Drewry found that approximately 80 percent of shippers won’t shift any volume from ocean to air to avoid disruptions caused by the verified gross mass rule scheduled to go into effect July 1.
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Kewill will pay Brambles, the Australian holding company that owns Michigan-based LeanLogistics, $115 million to acquire the cloud-based multi-tenant TMS and managed transportation services provider.
Ship owners on Wednesday broke off rate negotiations with struggling South Korean shipping conglomerate Hyundai Merchant Marine without reaching an agreement, according to multiple reports from Korean media outlets.
The company’s Hy-Weigh hydraulic jack system, designed to help shippers comply with new verified gross mass requirements, attaches to the four corners of a cargo container in order to weigh the box where it sits in just 10 minutes.