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Commentary

Don’t have the time to rehash last year and want to know what’s in store for the next 18 months? You’ve got freight to move, so here are the takeaways from the annual State of Logistics report released on Tuesday by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and JOC.com reporting.

News & Analysis

30 Jun 2015
Kazakhstan’s national rail operator and DHL Global Forwarding have signed a memorandum of understanding that will provide the logistics operator with additional block trains on the fast-developing land bridge between China and Europe.
29 Jun 2015
Mobility has become the latest technological catchphrase, especially in transportation, as wave after wave of t
29 Jun 2015
FedEx has formally asked European Union competition regulators to approve its 4.4 billion euro bid ($4.9 billion) for TNT Express two years after they rejected a planned 5.2 billion euro takeover by its U.S. rival United Parcel Service.
26 Jun 2015
Truckload and less-than-truckload pricing expected to rise more quickly than freight volumes, as carriers seek to counter rising operating costs and shippers look to secure capacity.
25 Jun 2015
The purchase of ReTrans, an intermodal and truck freight brokerage with more than $500 million in annual revenue, extends the reach of Kuehne + Nagel, the second-largest global 3PL, far beyond U.S. ports and into the nation's industrial heartland.
24 Jun 2015
Shreyas Shipping and Logistics on Wednesday said it signed an agreement to buy the Hub Gallardo, a container ship with a capacity of approximately 700 20-foot-equivalent units, the Indian short-sea ship operator’s second acquisition this month.
West Coast Port of Oakland
23 Jun 2015
The damage inflicted by months of West Coast port congestion and supply chain delays lingers even now, more than a month after management and labor ratified a new longshore contract on May 22. Trans-Pacific volumes at West Coast ports have returned to normal levels, but the ports and carriers that call them lost market share in the first five months of 2015. The only winners were non-vessel-operating common carriers and East Coast ports.
22 Jun 2015
CaroTrans is launching a new weekly, direct less-than-container-load service from Milan to Charleston starting next month, amid weak westbound volume growth on the trade lane.
19 Jun 2015
Yusen Logistics and Mazda have begun a joint venture intended to increase the efficiency of Mazda’s global supply chain as the automotive industry in Asia continues to grow.
19 Jun 2015
UPS has begun the construction of a new healthcare distribution center in the Netherlands a month after it opened a pharmaceuticals freight forwarding facility at Amsterdam Schiphol airport.