The 9,742-TEU containership COSCO Shipping Panama began its historic passage through the expanded waterway, construction of which began back in 2007, Sunday morning.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is looking into how delays at ports and other loading and unloading facilities may be affecting driver compliance with hours-of-service rules designed to increase safety.
Union Pacific’s failure to maintain its track and equipment resulted in broken and sheared lag bolts, which caused the June 3 derailment of a train near Mosier, Ore., according to a preliminary report from the Federal Railroad Administration.
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Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos said in an interview at Recode’s 2016 Code Conference traditional parcel couriers like the U.S. Postal Service and UPS simply can’t provide all the last mile capacity the company needs, especially during peak shipping times.
The integrated global logistics provider is running a competition to get ideas for logistics practices with a social benefit and an autonomous delivery cart.
The e-commerce giant is reducing the fees it charges merchants to sell USB cables, smartphone screen protectors and other small items in an effort to better compete with other marketplaces that connect Chinese sellers with U.S. shoppers.