Russia, struggling after it enforced food embargoes on European Union countries, is ramping up its chicken imports from Brazil, registering a massive 291 percent year-over-year increase in imports of the white meat in September.
05 May 2014
Amazon has entered the French market with new investment in a parcel delivery company, another sign the e-commerce giant wants to take greater control of last-mile shipping to customers.
02 May 2014
The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed a joint venture with a Brazilian consortium to develop a new deep-sea multi-purpose port in South America’s largest nation.
29 Apr 2014
Stronger global trade growth and new capacity in the United Kingdom and Brazil boosted DP World’s traffic by 11.6 percent in the first quarter.
25 Apr 2014
Multiple carriers have scheduled general rate increases in various trade lanes in May, June and July, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continues.
01 Apr 2014
Containerized auto parts imported through U.S. ports reached 205,139 TEUs in the fourth quarter of 2013, increasing 1.0 percent year-over-year, according to PIERS, the data division of JOC Group.
24 Mar 2014
Fifteen years after China initiated its “Going Global” strategy, its trade with the major nations of South America has increased rapidly, and China has become an increasingly large purchaser of South American raw materials, and supplier of loans and investment capital.
28 Feb 2014
Multiple container lines hope to increase rates in a variety of trade lanes from March through June, although any hikes achieved could be fleeting...
26 Feb 2014
Containerized cargo at Gulf ports is benefiting from a north-to-south shift in U.S. population growth, growth in the region’s automotive and chemical industries and investment in container-handling facilities.
20 Feb 2014
Singapore-based logistics developer GLP adds $230 million to its Brazilian development fund, which now totals $1.1 billion, to build out leasable distribution space in Brazil.
05 Feb 2014
DP World handled nearly 55 million TEUs at its global terminals in 2013, down 1.9 percent from the previous year’s 56.1 million TEUs, due to the sale of a facility in Hong Kong.