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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Although some shippers are hesitant on using foreign trade zones (FTZs) due to compliance burdens, the benefits of FTZs may be worth the effort.
The Floridian port is ready to launch a second round of investment - this time with the goal of increasing capacity and service levels within the container yard.
Elaine Chao has served as Secretary of Labor under President George W. Bush and Deputy Secretary of Transportation under President George H.W. Bush.