Transportation Regulations

In-depth coverage of shipping security, including strategies, new regulations, screening and more.

Commentary

A carrier is always liable for loss or damage to goods in its custody, and there are many ways for a shipper to satisfy his evidentiary burden of showing that pilferage happened while the carrier had the goods.

News & Analysis

17 Feb 2017
More than 60 trucking groups joined to ask the new US transportation secretary to immediately rescind a key rule in the Compliance, Safety, Accountability or CSA initiative.
16 Feb 2017
There is some contention over how much support the rollback has among shippers.
16 Feb 2017
A senior source close the matter told JOC.com that the government of Hong Kong had made its concerns known over such changes to Beijing.
08 Feb 2017
“I’m concerned about regulations, but is the economy generating freight — that is the big question.”
08 Feb 2017
Maersk Line will avoid a fine of $12 million.
08 Feb 2017
The US Surface Transportation Board, the top rail regulatory agency, proposed a new rule in July that would permit so-called reciprocal switching. Now, however, the proposed rule might be derailed even before it leaves the station.
07 Feb 2017
The government of India has turned down pleas from shipper and trade groups not to impose a new import tax.
05 Feb 2017
The new Indian import services tax on prepaid freight shipments is creating problems and needs clarification, FIATA says.
03 Feb 2017
Beneficial cargo owners got a taste of what to expect back in 2012.
03 Feb 2017
The fines were smaller than expected.