eGov/Mil Newsletter: November 4, 2016

November 04, 2016

In this Issue:

  • Presentations from IAM’s 54th Annual Meeting are now Online
  • Hurricane Mathew Update for Shipments Damaged While in Storage In Transit (SIT) and Non‐Temporary Storage (NTS)
  • Trucking attorney: Court appears likely to side with U.S. FMCSA in ELD court challenge
  • World’s Biggest Shipping Company Wants More Mergers

Presentations from IAM’s 54th Annual Meeting are now Online

IAM’s 54th Annual Meeting was a huge success and presentations are now online from the various sessions. Of special note are the Military and Government Affairs Panel slides.

Hurricane Mathew Update for Shipments Damaged While in Storage In Transit (SIT) and Non‐Temporary Storage (NTS)

Six TSP facilities have been identified as having potential personal property shipment damage in Ft. Bragg, Seymour Johnson AFB, and NAS Norfolk AORs. Remediation/recovery procedures have begun at these facilities. Download the full SDDC communication from IAM.

Editor's Note: IAM continues to encourage SDDC to provide more detailed information regarding how DP3 TSPs (SIT shipments) and NTS TSPs should proceed with handling the mitigation and remediation of wet shipments. We also continue to encourage them to issue a blanket "Act of God" determination for all shipments that have been effected by Hurricane Matthew.

Trucking attorney: Court appears likely to side with U.S. FMCSA in ELD court challenge

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rule requiring nearly all truckers to use electronic logging devices starting in December 2017 will likely survive the lawsuit attempting to overturn the rule, said a trucking-focused attorney Wednesday.

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World’s Biggest Shipping Company Wants More Mergers

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, owner of the world’s largest container line, said mergers such as the combination of its three main Japanese rivals provide relief to an ailing industry that has been characterized by overcapacity.

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