DHL Global Forwarding recently announced the launch of its new Customs Connection platform in the United States, which replaces the previous DHL platform and acts as a one stop-shop for all customs processes backed by what spokesmen describe as “sophisticated” technological architecture.
In a letter written this week to Lance Fritz, chairman, president, and CEO of Class I railroad Union Pacific (UP), top leadership from the Surface Transportation Board (STB) asked UP to provide the STB with updates regarding planned operating changes recently rolled out by UP.
The Global Climate Action Summit showcased climate action around the world, along with bold new commitments, to give world leaders the confidence that they can go even further by 2020.
Rail carloads, at 268,612, saw a 3.1% annual gain, and intermodal containers and trailers, at 284,391, were up 6.5%.
Logistics Managment's Jeff Berman recently talked to Echo Global Logistics CEO Doug Waggoner on a wide range of industry topics, including the freight economy, technology, last-mile logistics, and ELD, among others.
The heightened and somewhat frenetic pace of tariff activity is ostensibly full-throttle all the time these days, and this week’s events are clearly no exception. Where to begin? Well, for starters President Trump yesterday announced that the United States plans to place tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China, which will take effect on September 24, 2018 at an initial amount of 10%, with the additional level of tariffs increasing to 25%, effective January 1.