Regulation & Policy

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.

After setback, owner-operators say they will "pull out all the stops" to convince lawmakers, US Supreme Court, to kill the ELD mandate.

US shippers hoping Uncle Sam would shine a light on the metrics that impact the reliability and costs of their containerized supply chains are bound for disappointment.


US Customs and Border Protection has indefinitely postponed the rollout of several more functions of its troubled new electronic filing system.

Elaine Chao's measured responses signal shippers and transport providers shouldn’t expect massive infrastructure upgrades soon.

Shippers hoping to tap the small but growing Alaska market may eventually gain new access via an Arctic deep-draft port.

US official says excessive detention of truck drivers by shippers or receivers is an issue best handled by industry, rather than government intervention.