Logistics Providers

Logistics Providers

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

Commentary

Less than a year ago, the outlook wasn’t so bright for non-vessel-operating common carriers, tho

News & Analysis

22 Jul 2014
Panalpina’s ocean container traffic grew three times faster than the market in the second quarter, but barely made a profit for the global freight forwarding and logistics group.
Stem cell testing
16 Jul 2014
Refrigerated just isn’t cold enough for some shippers, especially those moving extremely temperature-sensitive life sciences or medical products.
Yusen Logistics’ new temperature- and humidity-controlled system at its warehouse in China’s Suzhou Industrial Park.
14 Jul 2014
Yusen Logistics has expanded its cross-border trucking services for Indochina with the launch of a temperature-controlled less-than-truckload service for food products moving between Vietnam and Cambodia.
14 Jul 2014
Growth in the United States 3PL market will outpace last year’s 3.2 percent expansion, according to consulting firm Armstrong & Associates’ new predictions.
14 Jul 2014
Kuehne + Nagel posted a market-beating increase in container traffic, but the strong Swiss franc restrained growth in the global forwarding and logistics group’s second-quarter earnings.
14 Jul 2014
China e-commerce giant Alibaba will partner with state-owned China Shipping Group to set up an integrated and
Weekly wrap-up for July 12, 2014
12 Jul 2014
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association surprised watchers by announcing a 72-hour hiatus in their negotiations so that the union could deal with unrelated talks in the Pacific Northwest, and by extending the expired coastwide contract during the suspension of negotiations.
11 Jul 2014
Fast-growing Crane Worldwide Logistics is expanding, albeit cautiously.
Seko Logistics’ new Milton Keynes facility.
09 Jul 2014
Seko Logistics has invested in a 152,000-square-foot logistics center in Milton Keynes, England, to keep pace with rapid growth in U.K. retailers’ online sales.
Doctor and patient
07 Jul 2014
Endochoice, a six-year-old Atlanta-based importer of medical devices and disposable infectious control supplies and services for gastroenterologists, most of whom were in the U.S., had to reengineer its global supply chain last year when it acquired high-tech medical companies in Israel and Germany and began to manufacture and distribute a sophisticated new system for colonoscopies internationally.