The San Francisco-based freight forwarder, which has now raised a total of $94 million to fund global expansion, said it is constructing a new operating system for global trade that will unite the world in a seamless web of commerce.
In addition, the Baltic Exchange has named Mark Jackson its new chief executive officer, who is replacing the current CEO Jeremy Penn.
Transportation planners and industry executives briefed House lawmakers last week on progress made so far with implementing freight provisions of the FAST Act.
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Datamyne provided American Shipper with statistics illustrating how some non-vessel-operating common carriers pulled U.S. import volume from Hanjin ships prior to August, while others ramped up their use of the financially stricken carrier.
The ports of Savannah and Brunswick will be closed for operations Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, as a result of expected severe weather caused by Hurricane Hermine, which was recently upgraded from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane.
While spot freight rates measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index from China to Northwest Europe and the Mediterranean continued to rise, prices to the United States either remained the same or fell back from last week.