Logistics Providers

Logistics Providers

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

Commentary

Whatever the course of action — or inaction — companies have learned a lot during the long, frustrating and costly ordeal at U.S. West Coast ports. Here are five key takeaways.

News & Analysis

22 Apr 2015
Panalpina’s earnings jumped 10 percent in the first quarter as a market-beating increase in ocean container volumes more than offset sluggish growth in air freight.
20 Apr 2015
Third-party logistics provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide has opened the doors at two new global forwarding offices: one in Ho Chi Minh City and another in Antwerp.
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15 Apr 2015
The world’s 50 largest logistics companies generated nearly $248 billion in revenue last year, up nearly 5 percent from 2013’s $237.4 billion, according to Pittsburgh-based research and consulting firm SJ Consulting Group.
14 Apr 2015
Net earnings at the world’s largest ocean freight forwarder crept up in the first quarter, but revenue dipped.
13 Apr 2015
The "unprecedented" growth of e-commerce, coupled with rapid development of mobile technology, is changing the playbook for shippers and transport operators alike.
02 Apr 2015
Air cargo shippers using Chicago O’Hare International Airport are experiencing delays because of major road construction around the hub and inconsistent service from third-party handlers. A surge of cargo from shippers unwilling to brave West Coast port congestion isn’t helping.
01 Apr 2015
Although its last fiscal year was ugly, UTi Worldwide is optimistic about the year ahead, and expects to grow its freight forwarding and logistics businesses. A surge in air freight in February and March attributed to U.S. West Coast port congestion helped.
26 Mar 2015
Speculation has been rife in the Singapore media about a possible tie-up between Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) and fellow G6 Alliance member Hong Kong’s Orient Overseas International Ltd. (OOIL), but a closer look at the business of the two carriers reveals that merging their operations would create little synergy.
24 Mar 2015
Japanese trading giant Mitsui & Co. has signed an agreement to sell Transfreight North America, its wholly owned U.S. logistics subsidiary, to Penske Logistics for an undisclosed sum.