A shipper procures and installs airbags to protect shipments, without carrier involvement. If an airbag proves of poor quality or insufficient strength, damaging the goods, the liability rests with the shipper.
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News & Analysis
18 Jul 2017
A key House committee wants the Department of Transportation to consider delaying its electronic logging mandate, adding more uncertainty to the debate about the regulation, which takes effect in December.
14 Jul 2017
The EU court was expected to impose a penalty of around 24 million euros.
13 Jul 2017
China’s cold chain is growing at a phenomenal rate.
06 Jul 2017
India’s controversial decision to tax imports is increasing the financial pressure on transport services providers.
05 Jul 2017
Mexico is preparing its first hours of service rules specifically for truck drivers, while Canada readies an electronic logging regulation of its own.
27 Jun 2017
A congressionally mandated study recommends a remake of the controversial Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, with a new methodology for determining whether trucking companies are safe or not.
23 Jun 2017
It has been a year since the International Maritime Organization rolled out new rules for container weight verification across the globe.
22 Jun 2017
The decision comes just days before the new joint venture Ocean Network Express was expected to be formed.
20 Jun 2017
Canadian shippers and the head of Canada’s largest port have argued monetizing the country’s 18 port authorities could increase port user fees, limit public oversight, and threaten investment in waterside infrastructure.
16 Jun 2017
"There is other business pending that must be addressed before the commission can turn its attention to this matter,” an FMC spokesman told JOC.com
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