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April 23, 2019


U.S. DOT Announces $900 Million in Infrastructure Funding

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced $900 million in discretionary grant funding through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program. The grants will provide needed infrastructure investment to better connect rural and urban…

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April 17, 2019


U.S. Proposes Tariffs on $11 Billion in EU Imports

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has released a 14-page preliminary list of European Union goods "to be covered by additional duties." The products total about $11 billion. The proposal is in response to EU subsidies benefiting Airbus that…

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April 5, 2019


Traffic To Midwestern Ports Robust via St. Lawrence Seaway

Great Lakes ports are forecasting a "stellar" shipping season after the St. Lawrence Seaway reopened on Tuesday, allowing hulking international cargo ships known as ‘salties’ to pass through to Midwestern ports including the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. Iron ore, petroleum…

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April 5, 2019


CCA Promotes Data Sharing Program to Help Stem Food Waste

The Cool Chain Association (CCA), a Netherlands-based nonprofit, is piloting a data-sharing initiative to monitor food shipments over a three-month period to pinpoint where excursions in supply chains tend to occur. The pilot, set to start in April, will focus…

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