The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics said that in September, 64.7 percent of freight between the United States and its partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement was transported by truck.
The German ocean carrier’s employees demonstrated Friday in Hamburg, seeking job protection in the wake of the announcement that the company will be acquired by Maersk Line.
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The Bonn, Germany-based parcel carrier said it will impose a 4.9 percent general average price increase for its U.S. account holders, effective Jan. 2.
U.S. beef export volumes in August, which were the highest since October 2014, rose 26.9 percent from August 2015 thanks to increased beef exports to Hong Kong, Korea, Japan and Mexico.
The families of the victims who died aboard the El Faro, which sank Oct. 1, 2015 during Hurricane Joaquin, lost a request for a summary judgement finding that the doomed cargo ship was unseaworthy.