Canada's Transport Minister Marc Garneau has moved up the deadline for phasing out the use of older DOT-111 tank cars for crude-by-rail transport, according to the Canadian government department responsible for transportation policies and programs.
Although the non-asset-based third-party logistics provider saw revenues fall 6.9 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2016 to $3.3 billion, net income rose 4.3 percent year-over-year to $143.1 million.
The Port of Long Beach Harbor Commission President has been re-elected, while TIACA appoints European Shippers' Council chairman to its board.
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REZ-1, Inc., a provider of asset management, equipment reservation, billing and reload services to the domestic intermodal industry, has agreed to purchase cloud-based logistics and transportation management solutions provider International Asset Systems.
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.
German ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd reached an agreement with United Arab Shipping Company on a merger that would make Hapag-Lloyd the fifth largest container carrier in the world.