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FMC asks shippers, transportation providers to weigh in on data initiative

September 19, 2023


The Federal Maritime Commission wants supply chain stakeholders to review and comment on the proposed processes and definitions identified in the Maritime Transportation Data Initiative (MTDI), according to a Request for Information shared on Aug. 16.

FMC commissioner Carl Bentzel held 18 public meetings with more than 80 supply chain experts from companies that included Amazon, FedEx, Maersk and CMA CGM. The meetings, along with continued discussions with industry experts, helped shape the recommendations on the MTDI which are up for review before Bentzel issues any rulemaking.

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