The third-party logistics and freight forwarding arm of the Deutsche Post DHL Group launched SameDay Speedline, a global expedited airfreight service for urgent delivery of spare parts, critical medical supplies, or newly launched products.
A report released by the STB shows that “changes to the existing regulatory structure…would not benefit the larger transportation system,” Edward R. Hamberger, president and CEO of the Association of American Railroads, said in a statement.
Under the strategic partnership, Herzog Technologies will provide short-line railroad operator Watco Cos. with positive train control program management and back-office hosting services, according to a spokesperson for Watco.
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Online freight rate marketplace Freightos told American Shipper that eastbound transpacific rates have shot up 50 percent since Hanjin filed for bankrutpcy last week.
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.
Ed Greenberg, counsel for the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, said the association, along with other groups, will submit a petition to the FMC on behalf of its members that feel they have been incorrectly assessed demurrage.