Logistics Providers

Logistics Providers

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

Commentary

When looking at the list of Top 50 Global Transportation and Logistics Providers, the major takeaway is that consolidated revenues for these multibillion-dollar companies showed flat growth in 2013. This suggests top-line growth for these companies slowed during the year and, while it did for many, adjusting revenue growth for foreign currency fluctuations tells a much different story.

News & Analysis

26 Nov 2014
The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America on Wednesday charged that ocean carriers may be violating the U.S. Shipping Act with their congestion surcharges at West Coast ports.
26 Nov 2014
Indian shippers already facing a wave of surcharges tied to landside congestion at major ports received another blow earlier this week when the federal government issued a decree allowing Indian Railways to charge a “port congestion surcharge” for cargo moving to inland distribution points.
26 Nov 2014
A combination of manufacturing migrating from China to its Southeast Asian neighbours and improving road infrastructure is set to grow cross-border trade, despite the import and export of containers taking up to three weeks in some countries.
26 Nov 2014
Keeping track of the constantly changing rates and amendments in the container booking system is complex and an exercise in frustration for forwarders, beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) and NVOCCs, but crucial to establishing a bottom line cost, believes CargoSphere president Neil Barni.
20 Nov 2014
DHL Supply Chain will expand its warehousing and transport capabilities in China by 50 percent over the next three years, investing $140 million in modern logistics facilities across the country to address huge demand for services from inland cities.
20 Nov 2014
Fresh from a dismal third quarter, freight forwarding and logistics provider Damco is expanding its multimodal presence in China’s electronics manufacturing hub of Zhengzhou.
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
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
When Bradley S. Jacobs thinks about technology and the future of transportation, he thinks big. The CEO of XPO Logistics believes autonomous driverless trucks and three-dimensional printing will change the way goods are produced and shipped within the next few decades, utterly changing global supply chains.
17 Nov 2014
Transplace is deploying technology that helps shippers get goods across the U.S.-Mexican border more quickly, cutting truck transit times by improving the customs process.