Regulation & Policy

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 US 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.

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.