International Transportation Regulations

17 Apr 2014
Kansas City Southern Railway appears confident the Mexican government won’t require it to open up its track to competitors as legislation had threatened last fall.
03 Apr 2014
HONG KONG –– Supply chain security is being threatened by the fast growing e-commerce market, which is generating huge vo
03 Apr 2014
One of the largest Mexican rail shippers said it supports more regulation of the country's three major railroads but is against a proposal being debated in Mexico City that would require the country’s two rail concession holders to share their lines with third parties.
03 Apr 2014
DHL Global Forwarding, named on April 1 by Singapore’s competition watchdog as one of 11 forwarders involved in 2002 to 2007 price-fixing of Japan to Singapore shipments, said the economic effects of its activities were “minimal.”
01 Apr 2014
Descartes Systems Group has acquired Computer Management USA to expand its software as a service offering for logistics clients, particularly those in the U.S. air freight industry.
31 Mar 2014
WASHINGTON — Some U.S. and Canadian railcar shippers could get some pricing relief if efforts in Washington, D.C., and Ottawa to change switching rules take effect.
28 Mar 2014
Staring at an incremental bill for low-sulfur fuel estimated at $75 billion to $100 billion per year for container ships beginning in 2020...
Grain train in Canada
27 Mar 2014
The Canadian government yesterday introduced legislation aimed at forcing the country’s two largest freight railroads to move grain faster...
18 Mar 2014
Trade with India, which has been crimped by chronic port congestion at its public ports, may accelerate in the future as a result of the easing of congestion at major container ports...
16 Mar 2014
SHANGHAI — Forwarders in China still can’t deduct freight payments of a value-added tax, even though Chinese officials provided additional guidelines earlier this year.
10 Feb 2014
Kansas City Southern Railway said Friday it will aggressively defend its concession agreement in Mexico but declined to say whether it would pursue legal action against a bill aimed at opening the country up to railroads other than the two existing concession holders.
Estimated Asia-Europe transit times, Yokohama-Rotterdam, via the Northern Sea Route and the Suez Canal
29 Jan 2014
A legally binding rule book for all ships, from container vessels to oil tankers, sailing in Arctic and Antarctic waters, has moved closer after maritime officials agreed on a draft text for a so-called Polar Code.

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