November 2014 Archive

Transplace Upgrades Cross-Border Customs Tool

Transplace has upgraded its customs tool for shipments crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. The system automates and standardizes the interaction among shippers, importers and customs officials when transporting goods across the border, according to the Dallas-based company. “Using the customs portal, importers can interact with the shipper, broker, and multiple departments

Oversize Cargo Keeps U.S. Production on Track

Railroad and trucking operators are hauling more oversize cargo, helping to keep U.S. manufacturing activity on track for growth. Carrying “large, bulky items” via rail — including oil-production and exploration equipment, turbines and airplane fuselages — has become a “very interesting” segment of the transportation industry, said Walter Kemmsies, chief