Shipment volumes for the month slid 1.2 percent from November, but were up 3.5 percent compared with the same 2015 period following a 0.5 percent year-over-year decrease the previous month, according to the latest Cass Freight Index Report.
The U.S. requested a trade enforcement action against Canada in the World Trade Organization, alleging that British Columbia discriminates against U.S. and other imported wines by allowing only its own province’s wines to be sold on grocery store shelves.
Target CIO Mike McNamara said at the National Retail Federation’s annual conference Monday in New York that the company has focused on fewer projects and more in-sourced engineering work.
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Under new rules that took effect last month, freight forwarders managing inbound shipments to Canada must now submit electronic house bills of lading prior to arrival.
Port of Seattle Commission elects new leadership, while American Trucking hires senior vice president of legislative affairs and Aljex Software creates new position, vice president of technology.
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.