Agriculture Transportation Coalition Executive Director Peter Friedmann wrote a letter to Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao Thursday, asking for help in preventing a work stoppage on U.S. Gulf and East Coast ports, which the ILA has threatened.
Meanwhile, the parcel giant and third-party logistics provider also announced plans to offer Saturday delivery options in large metropolitan areas in the U.S., and has began testing a residential drone delivery system.
The e-commerce giant will add 2,000 new full-time positions at two new California fulfillment centers and more than 5,000 jobs in the United Kingdom during 2017.
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Starting next week, the terminal will be the first of six facilities within the Port of New York and New Jersey to roll out the port authority's new Truck Management System.
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore appoints new chairman, while B&H Worldwide promotes managing director, Germany, ICAO names new president of its Air Navigation Commission, and ATA hires vice president of safety policy and connectivity.
U.S. steel exports reached 795,318 net tons in September, falling 2 percent from September 2015, while U.S. steel imports totaled 2.74 million net tons, falling nearly 20 percent from last September.