Association of American Railroads President and CEO Edward R. Hamberger expressed how the rail industry’s position, which remains unchanged, claims forced access is an ill-conceived approach that compromises the efficiency of the entire network.
The Panama Canal Authority said it is confident in the process it uses to move ships through the new locks at the canal, following an accident last week that damaged the Xin Fei Zhou after it made contact with one of the walls at the Agua Clara Locks.
The TMS provider was acquired by fellow logistics software firm Kewill in April, and the companies are progressing on merging products and organizations, Lean executives said in a briefing.
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The proposed change would give NVOs and import buyers the ability to directly transmit the Importer Security Filing, which is expected to improve security and eliminate confusion over who should file.
Two trade associations - the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Association (FIATA) - will roll out the new IATA-FIATA Air Cargo Program in phases, beginning in early 2017.
The Intermodal Association of North America said the web portal component of its new online platform to facilitate so-called “street turns” for its members is now available, and it will offer a mobile app and system-to-system API later this year.