Logistics Providers

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

Commentary

When the JOC editorial team last fall looked at themes and subjects that would dominate 2016, there was no shortage of possibilities: continuing port congestion; the opening of the Panama Canal’s new locks; container weight regulations that will put the burden on shippers to verify that what they say their containerized freight weighs actually does; and, of course, carriers’ continuing battle to stay above water in an age of record-low freight rates. It’s that last issue that ultimately shined a light on what, we believe, will be the story of 2016: consolidation.

News & Analysis

05 Feb 2016
Echo Global Logistics revenue and net revenue in fourth quarter rose on the the company’s recent acquisition of Command Transportation, but related integration costs dragged down profit by double digits.
03 Feb 2016
Lower fuel prices and a softening used truck market constrained fourth-quarter revenue growth at Ryder System, but demand for Ryder’s fleet and supply chain services remained strong.
03 Feb 2016
Shippers using C.H. Robinson Worldwide to move truckload freight saw pricing drop 3 percent on average in the fourth quarter. The logistics operator's volume, net revenue and profit, on the other hand, all rose.
03 Feb 2016
Paris-listed Bolloré Group was selected to build and operate a new $424 million port close to Dili, capital of Timor-Leste.
02 Feb 2016
UPS surmounted peak-season challenges to deliver 692 million packages in its busiest season — a 7 percent increase from the previous year. Big Brown said it expects higher revenue, profits and volumes in 2016, as e-commerce keeps growing.
02 Feb 2016
Nearly 400 third-party logistics providers are listed in this directory, which is managed by industry research and consul
02 Feb 2016
Global integrator DHL and JD.com, China's largest online direct sales company, have signed an agreement to cooperate on a range of cross-border supply chain initiatives driven by the mainland’s fast growing e-commerce market.
01 Feb 2016
Container Corporation of India, a state-owned intermodal rail operator, is set to jump into the shipping game as a non-vessel operating common carrier as part of a wider effort to diversify its business.
01 Feb 2016
Logistics companies are investing heavily to keep pace with global e-commerce demand.
01 Feb 2016
Shippers moving goods between the EU and Russia are poised to see their trucking costs rise because of the expiration of an agreement that allowed Polish freight operators to haul cargo to Russia.