The Icelandic government, two Icelandic municipal authorities and the EFLA engineering company signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the creation of a new port in the northeast corner of Iceland.
SSA Marine's Oakland International Container Terminal will make appointments mandatory for the majority of containerized import pick-ups in order to shorten lines at terminal gates and speed up cargo delivery to customers.
The company plans to accept the weights that clients provide as certified, but if clients are not able to provide the certified weight, it will weigh the cargo on their behalf.
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INTTRA has secured commitments from five of the top seven global forwarders for its eVGM product, which allows container weight verification data to be transmitted electronically to carriers.
The Danish global transport and logistics provider reported an operating profit of 643 million Danish krone (U.S. $98.59 million) for the quarter compared with first quarter 2015 as it continues to integrate the newly acquired business of UTi Worldwide.
Approximately 37.5 percent of imports to the United States were contracted by non-vessel operating common carriers in the first quarter of 2016, according to research firm Datamyne.