Regulation & Policy

From a potential battle over detention and demurrage to the easing of truck regulations, shippers and transportation providers need to keep track of major issues.


Nigeria’s ports boss has committed to making 2017 a turning point for the competitiveness of the country’s ports sector.

A sudden double-digit hike in fuel prices is hammering Mexican trucking companies and shippers — but it's not their only problem.

The dispute – over pay, pensions, and working conditions – began in July 2016.

Should the US slap punitive tariffs on goods made in China, Beijing would certainly retaliate with measures of its own, heightening the prospects of a trade war.

A trade war between the United States and China will have no winners, the Chinese president told world leaders in Davos.

The incoming administration may provide an opportunity for freight-friendly policies, according to Americans for Modern Transportation, a group that counts Amazon, UPS, and FedEx among its ranks.

There’s still plenty to concern shippers in 2017 when it comes to trucking and intermodal rail.

Although there is a last-ditch effort to stop the trucking electronic logging device mandate making its way through the US courts, it will more than likely take effect as scheduled. Here's what shippers and truckers need to know about the new regulation.


A US Commerce Department report published Thursday stressed the benefits of collecting port productivity data.