December 21, 2016 — Total intermodal volumes for November rose 5.8%. Domestic and international container growth of 8.8% and 4.9% respectively, more than offset trailer declines of 4.4%.
December 20, 2016 — The Calif. Trucking Assn. has filed a lawsuit against state agencies and officials alleging violations of public records laws and deprivation of due process, oversteps which aim at upending the owner-operator, drayage driver model. Consistent with its policy position on this issue, IANA supports the initiative and has provided financial assistance to CTA’s campaign. Read the press release here.
December 1, 2016 — The election for 2017 IANA Officers has concluded with the following results: Adriene Bailey of Yusen Logistics was elected Chair; Mike Wilson of Hamburg Sud North America was elected Vice Chair; and Dave Manning of TCW was re-elected Treasurer.
December 1, 2016 — Subject to regulatory approvals, Maersk Line and the Oetker Group have reached an agreement for the former to acquire Hamburg Süd, the world’s seventh largest container shipping line and a leader in the North – South trades. See the press release.