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Transportation Regulations

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

Commentary

Up ahead, the low-sulfur emissions rule will kick in, and so will charges for it. The form and size the charges take will vary, depending on several factors.

News & Analysis

Electtonic Logging Device (ELD).
28 Aug 2017
Roadside inspectors' group provides a detour around a pre-holiday logistical nightmare by delaying out-of-service enforcement for ELDs.
24 Aug 2017
Electronic logging devices will raise costs and complexity of renting trucks for seasonal business. Companies such as Ryder System want an ELD exemption for rental drivers.
16 Aug 2017
A new bilateral agreement could open China’s huge market to US rice as early as next year.
15 Aug 2017
The US trucking industry still relies on a pre-regulatory-era pricing model after 30 years of freedom to change it.
09 Aug 2017
In technology speak, the collecting of data from ELDs is part of the so-called Internet or Network of Things.
09 Aug 2017
It took the Competition Commission of Hong Kong almost two years to grant liners a block exemption from anti-trust laws, but the exemption order has been greeted with grumbling by shippers and carriers.
08 Aug 2017
It took the Hong Kong regulator almost two years to grant liner shipping a five-year block exemption from complying with the Competition Ordinance, but it starts today.
01 Aug 2017
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) has combined with other ease-of-doing-business measures to speed the movement of truckers.
25 Jul 2017
The Moscow Arbitration Court found the FAS’ evidence in the case against NCSP unconvincing.
18 Jul 2017
A key House committee wants the Department of Transportation to consider delaying its electronic logging mandate, adding more uncertainty to the debate about the regulation, which takes effect in December.
14 Jul 2017
The EU court was expected to impose a penalty of around 24 million euros.
13 Jul 2017
China’s cold chain is growing at a phenomenal rate.
06 Jul 2017
India’s controversial decision to tax imports is increasing the financial pressure on transport services providers.
05 Jul 2017
Mexico is preparing its first hours of service rules specifically for truck drivers, while Canada readies an electronic logging regulation of its own.
27 Jun 2017
A congressionally mandated study recommends a remake of the controversial Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, with a new methodology for determining whether trucking companies are safe or not.
23 Jun 2017
It has been a year since the International Maritime Organization rolled out new rules for container weight verification across the globe.
22 Jun 2017
The decision comes just days before the new joint venture Ocean Network Express was expected to be formed.