The three-month law enforcement grace period for trucks to be equipped with electronic logging devices is almost over. As of April 1, drivers caught without ELDs are due to be placed out of service for 10 hours, and may have points added to their Compliance, Safety, Accountability program scores, or could even be assessed a civil fine.
Freight forwarders have come a long way toward adopting digital processes over the last three years in anticipation of the e-commerce revolution, but time is rapidly running out for the laggards that have not yet embraced digitalization. A recent study conducted by Forrester Research for online logistics firm Freightos said some forwarders may be out of business with in the next decade if they do not focus on immediate customer needs.
Schiphol Airports decision to merge its cargo department with its aviation marketing division took many in the industry by surprise, given its support for the development of its freight business over the past few years. However, Schiphol head of cargo Jonas van Stekelenburg points out this is not the first time the two departments have been merged: they have been combined twice in the past 30 years and twice they have separated again.
Suez Canal ports reopened and maritime activities were resumed on Thursday after the weather conditions improved. Villages and towns of Kafr El-Sheikh governorate, particularly those overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, witnessed severe winds on Thursday, which lead to the closure of El Brols port.
Moving on a low budget will most likely introduce an extra dosage of stress into an event that’s already considered one of the most nerve-racking occurrences in life. Moving house with insufficient money will soon turn into an energy-draining struggl..
Australia has banned the Liberian-flagged containership MSC Kia Ora from its ports for three months due violations of international crew welfare laws after the operator failed to pay crew wages in full and on time, in addition to other detainable deficiencies.
Maritime authorities in Denmark are investigation a collision between a containership and a bulk carrier in Denmarks Great Belt, which caused some containers to fall into the water. Seven containers are reported to have been lost from the containership. At least some of the containers have been recovered.
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According to the Labor Department's latest jobs report, we're in the strongest labor market in decades. But that has left the country with a severe shortage of skilled workers. The Immigration Innovation or “I-Squared” Act has been proposed to tackle this issue. But it's gotten lost amid our nation's divisive immigration debate.