A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would set national standards for shippers and third parties contracting or hiring trucking companies, complementing legislation in the House. Shippers and brokers want clarity, especially in courtrooms where they face negligent hiring claims.

Strong gains across multiple segments, especially international cargo activity, helped India’s Allcargo Logistics deliver impressive earnings results in the fiscal year ended March 31.

United Arab Shipping Co., a member of the Ocean Three Alliance, has taken delivery of the world’s greenest ultra-large container ship.

A new report from the International Maritime Organization warns that shipping emissions could spike 250 percent over the next 35 years.

Norfolk Southern has announced changes in management responsibilities in its intermodal department, with expanded roles for Jeffrey S. Heller and Cary G. Booth.

container stacks in Long Beach
Now that the West Coast’s labor problems are behind them, longshoremen and employers must focus on the real chokepoint in marine terminal operations — the container yard, the president of the largest International Longshore and Warehouse Union local said Thursday.

reefer shipment
It’s no secret that specialized carriers are losing refrigerated cargo market share to containerized carriers, but details about why it’s happening, how much cargo is really shifting and who ultimately will control which pieces of the market are less apparent.

Regulators in the U.S. and Europe are putting the final touches to new advance data rules with air cargo airlines and forwarders hopeful that industry concerns will have been addressed by the time mandatory filing becomes law in the U.S. later this year.

Temporary duties placed on Chinese 53-foot domestic dry containers will be refunded after a U.S. trade commission ruled earlier this week that Chinese manufacturers did not have an unfair advantage over their North American competitors.

Old Dominion Freight Line promoted veteran executive Greg C. Gantt to president, while David S. Congdon remains CEO and takes on added responsibilities as vice chairman of the company's board.