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 began testing a residential drone delivery system.
The Waco, Texas-based less-than-truckload common carrier’s purchase of certain assets of Wilson Trucking expands Central Freight Lines’ reach into the southeastern United States and Puerto Rico, the company said in a statement.
The largest cargo gateway on the U.S. East Coast handled 4.56 million TEUs of loaded containers for the full year, a 1 percent decline from 2015 levels, according to recent data from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
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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.
Jeffrey S. Musser, the president and chief executive officer of Expeditors International, said the company shipped record volumes in both air and ocean freight during the quarter.