The Eden Prairie, Minn.-based third-party logistics provider has added Oceania as a new region to its Global Forwarding division, thanks to the company’s acquisition of Melbourne-based APC Logistics.
The United States imported 2.99 million net tons of steel in August, an 8.5 percent month-over-month decline, driven down by lower volumes from Brazil and South Korea from a month prior.
Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., said he will fight the trade deal in the Senate, but Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., hinted the deal could fly in 2017 if controversial language giving corporations the right to challenge a nation's regulations is removed.
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The association, which represents independent truck drivers, said Congress should not mandate the devices on commercial vehicles, and instead let the regulatory process play out.
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association said exploratory contact extension talks are tentatively set for Nov. 1-2.
Online freight rate marketplace Freightos told American Shipper that eastbound transpacific rates have shot up 50 percent since Hanjin filed for bankrutpcy last week.