Asia

Asia

28 Jul 2015
Strong cross-border business in Europe and the highest demand for deferred package service in the U.S. in a decade helped UPS increase second quarter profits, despite falling revenue.
16 Jul 2015
China’s government has never been slow to pile into its markets and even as improving June exports halted a three-month decline, Beijing this week issued a package of support measures for the industry.
16 Jul 2015
UPS expanded the insurance and logistics services it offers shippers of high-value cargo such as jewelry by acquiring Insured Parcel Services from G4S, a global integrated security company.
16 Jul 2015
Mediterranean Shipping Co. is testing the waters in Iran as it appears more likely United Nations sanctions will be lifted as part of a new nuclear agreement between the West and the pariah state.
16 Jul 2015
The port of Hong Kong reached a dismal milestone in June, posting its 12th consecutive monthly decline in throughput for the first time, handling just shy of 13 percent fewer containers than in the same month last year.
15 Jul 2015
Cosco Pacific’s Ningbo container terminal handled almost 20 percent more containers in the first half compared to the same period last year, helping overall throughput at the port just south of rival Shanghai to grow by 9 percent.
15 Jul 2015
China’s 700 million farmers can now buy their tractors online through Alibaba Group's e-commerce platform Taobao Marketplace following the recent launch of a shopping channel dedicated to farm products.
14 Jul 2015
The Russian trucking industry hauling containers is in crisis with demand plummeting because of Western sanctions on food imports and weak oil prices, but there’s no help from Moscow on the way.
14 Jul 2015
Although China has some of the most productive ports in the world, the industry must continue to innovate and improve, a top Maersk Line executive said.
14 Jul 2015
India’s Kerala state authority on Monday issued a letter of intent to domestic port infrastructure developer Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone for the development of its long-planned deep-water, container transshipment terminal at Vizhinjam, paving the way for construction on the green-field site to begin by November.