Regulation & Policy
Shippers’ efforts to push the FMC into a rulemaking relies on antiquated evidence that predates the advent of containerized shipping, carriers said.
The Russian Federal Customs Service is trying to make itself more efficient.
Much depends on the actions of President Donald Trump.
Shipping cargo across borders, especially into developing countries, is expected to be easier with the adoption of the WTO's new 110-member trade facilitation deal.
“Studies estimate that the TFA will cut the average cost of exporting by some 14 percent."
The latest action underscores how aggressively the government is pushing to increase direct port delivery shipments.
Eimskip said it has 15 working days to reply to the preliminary objection.
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.
There is some contention over how much support the rollback has among shippers.
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.