Legislation focused on addressing cybersecurity concerns at United States ports was recently passed by the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee. The legislation came in the form of the reintroduction of a bill from Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA), entitled H.R. 3101 the Strengthening Cybersecurity Information Sharing and Coordination in Our Ports Act.
Major hurricanes that had hit parts of the U.S. in the recent past will lead to more tepid growth for U.S. transportation for the remainder of this year, according to Fitch Ratings in a new report. But analysts do not see any lasting disruption.
With the advent of the internet of things (IoT), digital supply chain solutions are now providing real-time IoT-based vs. latent EDI-based visibility.
With a 6.3-cent increase, the average price per gallon now stands at $2.882 per gallon.
FedEx and national drugstore chain Walgreen Co. said yesterday that they are collaborating on a FedEx package pickup and drop-off services, which are now available at more than 7,500 United States-based Walgreens stores. The companies said this announcement comes on the heels of a long-term alliance agreement announced earlier this year “to offer convenient access…Details
In another sign of the increasing relevance of blockchain technology on freight transportation and logistics, UPS said today it has become a member of the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance, which is a forum for the development of blockchain technology standards and education for the freight sector.
A late, unexpected victim of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma that slammed the southeastern United States was YRC Worldwide’s bottom line.
Full service 3PL and non asset-based 3PL services provider Pilot Freight Services said late last month that it has rolled out a new service that will transport ground cargo across the United Stated border into Mexico in a cost-effective manner.
While San Pedro Bay megaports were making headlines with their celebrated “Zero Emission Mandate,” the Port of Oakland has been implementing the second part of its freight-hauler operation to clear the air.
Last week’s UPS third quarter earnings call was as busy as it gets in many ways. Not only did the transportation and logistics bellwether talk about its quarterly results, which were very strong to be sure, it also talked about its planned 2018 rate increases, a recent acquisition, and, not to be overlooked, its Peak…Details