transportation

Vilsack willing to use USMCA deal in US-Mexico potatoes dispute

The news radio outlet AgInfo.net posted April 1 USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack’s recent comments about utilizing the USMCA to enforce U.S. trade rights... READ MORE »

Construction on SE Idaho rail terminal set to begin

Construction is set to begin on a new intermodal rail terminal in Pocatello, Idaho, designed to improve shipping speed and economics for agricultural ... READ MORE »

trucking

FMCSA clarifies Hours-of-Service transportation rule for agriculture commodities

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently published an interim final rule clarifying the definition of “agricultural commodit... READ MORE »

Lineage Logistics acquires Henningsen to increase Pacific Northwest footprint

Lineage Logistics has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Henningsen Cold Storage Co. The acquisition adds to the Lineage's l... READ MORE »

Cross-country rail shipping operation Cold Connect shuttered by Union Pacific

Union Pacific has closed subsidiary Cold Connect, a cross-country, temperature-controlled perishable shipping operation. Reported by Supply Chain D... READ MORE »

NPC’s Quarles: Farmers need ‘meaningful relief’

On May 15, the House of Representatives passed the $3 trillion Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (HEROES) Act by a vote of ... READ MORE »

Produce Marketing Association shares produce shipping guidelines

Ed Treacy, Vice President, Supply Chain and Sustainability for Produce Marketing Association (PMA) sent out the following information on March 24 to a... READ MORE »

Hours-of-service rules relaxed for food, other services amid coronavirus outbreak

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a national emergency declaration to provide hours... READ MORE »

Column: Moving agriculture transportation into 21st century

As we move through the first quarter of 2020, NPC and our Potato D.C. Fly-In (Feb. 24-27) attendees are taking our priority issues up to Capitol Hill ... READ MORE »

Central Washington intermodal terminal getting upgrades

The Port of Quincy has begun moving forward with Phase 1 of an infrastructure project to expand its Intermodal Terminal in Quincy, Washington. The ... READ MORE »


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