International Logistics

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.

A software company that provides information on truck stops, weigh stations and other on-the-road services to U.S. truckers is attracting funding from an unusual source — China.

Development of Panama Pacifico, a master-planned community located on the former U.S. Howard Air Force Base near the canal, offers more than 516,000 square feet of expansions and new development projects, and the site has more than 365,000 square feet of available Class A office space, allowing for long-term growth opportunities.

Several of the world’s top shippers have signed up to the Green Freight Asia (GFA) initiative that aims to lower the carbon footprint of land transport while driving lower logistics costs into the regional supply chain.

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HONG KONG — The first 1.2 million square feet of Goodman Chongqing Airport Logistics Park has been developed as part of a


Gulftainer’s goal to triple volume over the decade through aggressive investment came a step closer in 2014 after the terminal operator increased handling 8 percent year-over-year.

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.

State-owned logistics provider Container Corporation of India has opened a $1.6 million temperature-controlled facility in Adarsh Nagar, near Delhi, the latest investment in line with parent Railways’ fiscal year 2015-16 budget plan announcement last month.