Asia

Asia

21 Nov 2014
The supply of land is the greatest challenge facing logistics property developers in China as they struggle to match supply of modern warehousing facilities to the demand being generated by a rapidly increasing consumer market.
Yusen Logistics warehouse
18 Nov 2014
Yusen Logistics has opened a new warehouse in Vietnam’s Hai Phong City to tap growing electronics and auto manufacturing production in the country’s northern region.
18 Nov 2014
As least seven carriers have suspended newly announced port congestion surcharges on cargo heading from Asia to the U.S. West Coast, likely resulting from importer pushback and U.S. regulatory scrutiny.
18 Nov 2014
Two global logistics companies will set up shop in the Goodman Group’s newly-constructed Xiqing Logistics Park in Tianjin, reflecting the demand for modern warehousing to serve booming Chinese e-commerce business.
18 Nov 2014
India’s global merchandise exports in October fell for the first time in seven months on a year-on-year basis, primarily due to a sharp decline in engineering shipments, according to provisional government statistics.
18 Nov 2014
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (Nhava Sheva), India’s largest container handler, received the regulatory go-ahead to levy a new user fee to fund its “logistics data bank” project, a data processing center to track the movement of containers.
18 Nov 2014
A system aimed at expediting the customs clearance of goods traded between members of the Association of Southeast Nations will get its first test in in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.
17 Nov 2014
The operator of a fixed-day weekly container train recently launched between the Russian Far East and Moscow, which has handled just 1,800 TEUs to date, says heavy demand is leading it to consider doubling capacity with a second service.
17 Nov 2014
Hamburg Süd last week took delivery of the last of three 9,034-TEU ships and christened the second of them in Singapore and deployed it on its service between Asia and the East Coast of South America.
17 Nov 2014
China’s e-commerce business catches the headlines because of the sheer scale of internet shopping in the country, but the growing trend towards ordering goods online is seeing huge investment in infrastructure and technology being made outside its borders, both in Asia and in the U.S.
17 Nov 2014
Hong Kong’s container volumes continued to fall, down 3.5 percent in October and the fourth straight month the transshipment hub has recorded declining throughput.