The Danish ocean carrier’s plan to acquire Hamburg Süd in 2017 caps a landmark year for consolidation in the container shipping industry, noted Mario Cordero, the chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration today announced a final rule establishing a national database for the drug and alcohol testing records of commercial truck and bus drivers.
Transportation and logistics companies added 8,900 positions last month, following a revised 12,200-job increase in October, according to recent preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor.
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Scheduled to commence in March 2017, the new direct route between its hub at London Heathrow and New Orleans International Airport will be the first of its kind, the global airfreight carrier said in a statement.
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Truckload pricing dipped another 3.5 percent for the month compared to September 2015, the seventh consecutive month of year-over-year declines, according to the latest Cass Truckload Linehaul Index.