June 12, 2017 — The U.S. Supreme Court has denied an OOIDA petition questioning the constitutionality of electronic logging devices. The lower court ruling upholding the FMCSA rule stands.
June 8, 2017 — The White House released a fact sheet, “Rebuild America’s Infrastructure,” providing detail on the allocation of the $1 trillion total infrastructure investment indicated in the 2018 budget request.
May 31, 2017 — K Line, MOL and NYK have announced a new joint venture, operating under the trade name “Ocean Network Express,” which will integrate the three companies’ container shipping businesses (including worldwide terminal operation businesses, excluding those in Japan). Read the K Line press release.
May 25, 2017 — FMCSA has withdrawn its November 28, 2014 advance notice of proposed rulemaking concerning minimum insurance requirements for motor carriers, freight forwarders, and brokers, after finding insufficient data to support moving forward. See the notice here.
May 23, 2017 — FHWA released its second Freight Intermodal Connectors Study. The objective of the study is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the condition and performance of the nation’s freight intermodal connectors. See the report here.