Logistics Providers

Logistics Providers

In-depth coverage of air freight-forwarders, including earnings, rates, volume and more.

Commentary

The largest truckload carriers are facing an acute driver and a capacity shortage, but there is reliable, long-term trucking capacity to be found, and plenty of it.

News & Analysis

22 Sep 2014
Near-shoring of manufacturing from China to Mexico, tight U.S. transportation capacity and competition from Amazon as a logistics provider were prominent topics in an annual survey of 27 third-party logistics CEOs sponsored by Penske Logistics and released today.
22 Sep 2014
Kerry Logistics aims to tap growing trade between Asia and Oceania, and between Australia and New Zealand through a joint venture with a New Zealand-based global freight forwarding company.
19 Sep 2014
Air cargo out of Asia is seeing its first peak season in five years, and better capacity management among cargo carriers is set to push up freight rates into the last quarter.
17 Sep 2014
Strong domestic volumes in the air and on the ground delivered double-digit profit growth for FedEx in the first quarter of its new fiscal year.
17 Sep 2014
China-Europe rail services continue to grow in popularity with DHL the latest forwarder to offer a new weekly scheduled block train from Suzhou to Poland.
16 Sep 2014
In a sharp turnaround from previously proposed rules, forwarders and non-vessel-operating common carriers in the U.S. wouldn’t have to post larger bonds under the Federal Maritime Commission’s revised ocean transportation intermediary rule overhaul proposals.
14 Sep 2014
Despite reports of tight truckload capacity, the number of 'active' trucking firms is rising steadily, QualifiedCarriers.com reports.
The acquisition of Pacer International earlier this year tapped several trends driving growth at XPO
13 Sep 2014
Fast-growing third-party logistics companies are tuning into and tapping broad trends driving logistics growth in the U.S. and globally, including increased cross-border trade and the expansion of intermodal rail. Here are seven trends picked by XPO Logistics CEO Bradley S. Jacobs.
11 Sep 2014
Three global funds will invest $700 million in XPO Logistics, accelerating the fast-growing company's acquisition plans for 2014.
05 Sep 2014
Shares of Long Beach, Calif. based forwarder UTi Worldwide shot up over 20 percent after an earnings release in which the company announced the virtual completion of a multi-year global IT rollout