Daily Archives: September 28, 2016

Update: CBP Announces Updated ACE Transition Timeline

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On September 28, 2016 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) updated the ACE Mandatory Use Dates page on the CBP website, announcing that the dates for the post-release capacity transition has been moved again from October 29, 2016 to tentatively January 2017.

According to the notice, CBP decided, “to allow additional time for our trade stakeholders to transition these capabilities to ACE.” This transition also allows for additional time to receive and review public comments on the capability changes.

Read more at expeditors.com

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Dicom advances mobile technology through WorkSmart mobile platform

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Dicom files four new patent applications since early 2016.

Dorval, September 28, 2016 – Dicom Transportation Group, a North American leader in integrated transportation services, announced today the launch of a new mobile program leveraging smart phone technology. WorkSmart is a newly developed platform that allows Dicom drivers to use any mobile device to digitally execute the pickup and delivery process.

“This innovation will not only increase our drivers’ productivity and improve our operations, but will also enhance the customer experience by leveraging the latest in smart phone technology,” said Scott Dobak, Dicom’s Chief Executive Officer. “Innovation is more than just a word at Dicom, it’s part of the Dicom culture, which has been delivering results for customers in Canada and the U.S. since 1968.”

Read more at www.dicom.com

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Maersk Line orders 14,800 new reefer containers

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2016 reefer investments to lower average age of reefer fleet to 7.9 year.

Maersk Line has ordered 14,800 reefer containers in 2016. This investment is driving the average age of its reefer container fleet down to 7.9 years – well below industry average. All reefers feature built-in Remote Container Management (RCM) technology – a key component in Maersk Line’s plans to offer its customers enhanced supply chain visibility in 2017.

Bremen 28 September 2016

Maersk Line’s 2016 investments in new reefer container equipment are adding 14,800 reefers to the world’s largest reefer fleet of more than 270,000 containers. While part of the reefers replace older equipment, the investment will expand the reefer fleet and cater for Maersk Line’s future growth in the reefer segment.

Adding to the 30,000 reefers acquired in 2015, the investments lowers the average age of Maersk Line’s reefer fleet to 7.9 years. This is significantly below the industry average of 12 years as recently reported by Drewry.

Read more at www.maerskline.com

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Toll partners with Driver Reviver to put a stop to driver fatigue

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Driver Reviver, Australia’s iconic road safety initiative, welcomes Toll Group as its major sponsor, with a shared goal of reducing the number of fatalities on the road due to fatigue.

In NSW, around 20 per cent of fatal road accidents involve driver fatigue. This year, there have been 63 fatigue related fatalities, up by 62 per cent on the same period last year1

Driver Reviver is a national community program that has been operating on roads around Australia for 26 years, dedicated to reducing fatigue and promoting safe driving behaviours, by encouraging motorists to take regular breaks on their journey by visiting Driver Reviver sites. Sites are staffed by volunteers committed to supporting drivers and their families to arrive at their destinations safely.

Read more at www.tollgroup.com

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