Supply chain innovation teams, created by the Federal Maritime Commission, say a national portal could improve port performance and increase American economic competitiveness.
A report issued today by the AASHTO and the AAPA said the FAST Act has brought ports and cargo fully into the surface transportation network and has given the nation a dedicated federal freight program for the first time ever.
The London-based shipping research and consulting firm said expenses have been cut to the bone in the past two years, so increases would not be unexpected.
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Many small shippers entering the online retail fray may not be aware that air cargo-specific hazardous materials transportation regulations even exist, let alone apply to their products.
RoadOne IntermodaLogistics said it has acquired Milford, Conn.-based C & V Transportation in an effort to expand its operations in southern New England and the Port of New York and New Jersey.
The Greenwich, Conn.-based third-party logistics provider said it will use the $558 million in cash from TransForce to pay down debt.