Forwarders ask FMC for Congestion Surcharge Clarity

Posted on 6/11/2014 by SuperUser Account

Customs brokers and forwarders are asking the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission to create procedures to help them better handle potential work stoppages at U.S. West Coast ports.

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Dockworkers plan June 10 start to strike in Brazil

Posted on 6/9/2014 by SuperUser Account

A nationwide dockworker strike is planned to begin on June 10 in Brazil, according to maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services.

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Bid to suspend truck driver restart rule advances in Senate

Posted on 6/6/2014 by SuperUser Account

The U.S. trucking industry today scored a rare victory against new federal hours of service rules after a Senate committee voted to suspend the revised restart provision — the most onerous part of new regulation — for a year.

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‘P2’ Alliance Takes Shape

Posted on 6/2/2014 by SuperUser Account

In the face of looming competition from new or expanded ocean shipping alliances among the biggest carriers, smaller lines are taking steps to ensure their own long-term survival.

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