The Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan has completed accession talks with the World Trade Organization, according to a statement from WTO.
Archive for June, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Senate Appropriations Committee Thursday narrowly passed an amendment to the Senate version of the FY2016 Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development appropriations bill that would allow twin 33-foot trailers on U.S. highways. The entire bill was approved and Senate to the full Senate.
The numbers are in, and 2014 was the “best year for the supply chain industry since the Great Recession.” Over the course of the year, the transportation sector grew by 3.6%.
WASHINGTON — A gauge of American business investment spending plans rose in May, a tentative sign of stabilization in the manufacturing sector, which has been weak since the late summer of 2014.
The Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015 (S. 808), which was passed late last week by the U.S. Senate, would bring “commonsense improvements” to the board’s review of rate cases, Association of American Railroads (AAR) officials said in a press release.
Don’t have time to rehash last year and want to know what’s in store for the next 18 months? You’ve got freight to move, so here are the takeaways from the annual State of Logistics report released on Tuesday by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and JOC.com reporting. (This article requires registration at […]
WASHINGTON—Demand for big-ticket manufactured goods fell for the third time in four months in May, suggesting that business investment remains subdued. (This article requires a subscription with The Wall Street Journal. To access, please click on the above link.)
Why do we need EPA regulations to persuade truckers to save money? Shipping companies were presumably aware that fuel is costly and that they can reap savings by paying more upfront for more efficient trucks
Jaxport received its first shipment of brand new 53-foot Wide-Top Pick cargo containers this week for TOTE, Inc.’s Marlin Class ships, the first LNG-powered containerships, the Jacksonville Port Authority said in a statement
Canada’s largest oil-company said it will be purchasing driverless trucks, each weighing 400 tons, to work the Alberta oil fields, the Calgary Herald reported.