Global integrator DHL and JD.com, China's largest online direct sales company, have signed an agreement to cooperate on a range of cross-border supply chain initiatives driven by the mainland’s fast growing e-commerce market.
West Coast ports closed out a tumultuous 2015 with a decline of 3 percent in container volume in December, with container traffic also declining 3 percent for the year.
Outer Harbor Terminal in Oakland, the joint venture between Ports America and Terminal Investment Ltd. that operates one of the largest container terminals in the port, filed a Chapter 11 petition in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware Monday.
CSX Transportation says it remains committed to its planned North Carolina intermodal terminal, even after local and state officials nixed the project’s original construction site outside Raleigh.
The Port of Wilmington has joined the league of U.S. East Coast ports pouring millions into their harbors to prepare for the larger ships soon to be able to pass through an expanded Panama Canal. But, unlike its regional rivals, the North Carolina port isn't targeting the largest of the new mega-ships.
The battle to recruit and keep truck drivers is heating up. As driver turnover at large truckload fleets spikes, more and more carriers are offering targeted pay increases.
The JOC Truckload Capacity Index contracted for the first time in eight quarters, reflecting efforts to better match capacity and demand by large carriers, many of which expect capacity to tighten in the second half of 2016.
Container Corporation of India, a state-owned intermodal rail operator, is set to jump into the shipping game as a non-vessel operating common carrier as part of a wider effort to diversify its business.
Logistics companies are investing heavily to keep pace with global e-commerce demand.
Shippers moving goods between the EU and Russia are poised to see their trucking costs rise because of the expiration of an agreement that allowed Polish freight operators to haul cargo to Russia.