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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Regardless of capacity, pricing, or the economy, trucking industry regulations are never far from the freight transportation limelight. That is especially evident when it comes to the federally mandated hours-of-service (HOS) regulations. As usual, the current state of HOS remains somewhat fluid. And the reason for that has to do with legislation coming from the Senate Transportation Appropriations legislation that is currently being considered by the Senate.
Posted on 05/04 at 08:25 AM
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Friday, April 29, 2016

Shippers and other ocean cargo carrier stakeholders should be cheering the announcement made today by The U.S. Coast Guard, as it formally notified the International Maritime Organization through a Declaration of Equivalency that the United States position on SOLAS is that there are multiple methods to submit the combined cargo and container weight (Verified Gross Mass or VGM).
Posted on 04/29 at 12:25 PM
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Clarksons Research is reminding logistics managers that container shipping is 60 years old this week.
Posted on 04/26 at 09:06 AM
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Monday, April 25, 2016

Analysts for Datamyne are telling logistics managers to add climate change to the factors that shape global trade.
Posted on 04/25 at 07:54 AM
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Data published this week by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) puts the impact of being stuck in traffic, or more accurately, congestion into stark terms with a single data point: traffic congestion on the U.S. National Highway System (NHS) added over $49.6 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2014.
Posted on 04/20 at 11:57 AM
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Monday, April 18, 2016

The U.S. Coast Guard may be prompted to provide more clarification on details contained in the pending Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) container weight rule soon, say maritime analysts.
Posted on 04/18 at 03:38 PM
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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Department of Commerce this week deepened its bench of public and private sector supply chain, logistics, and freight transportation heavy hitters, announcing it has added 11 new members to its Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (ACSSC).
Posted on 04/13 at 10:07 AM
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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

While everyone agrees that investment in infrastructure is key, only a handful of ports will reach "mega" proportions
Posted on 04/12 at 04:28 PM
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Thursday, April 07, 2016

In March, the NMI, hit 54.5 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which was 1.1 percent above February, while growing now for 80 consecutive months, coupled with economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector growing for 74 months through March.
Posted on 04/07 at 09:42 AM
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Wednesday, April 06, 2016

The National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association Of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) has filed comments in response to an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) from the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) regarding Discussion Agreements and vessel sharing agreements (VSAs).
Posted on 04/06 at 08:20 AM
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