International Logistics

Sical Logistics Ltd., India’s leading multi-modal logistics provider, is selling its 40.92 percent stake in Ennore Automotive Logistics, an automobile port yard joint venture with Japanese shipping group Mitsui O.S.K. Lines.

Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano has kept the local meteorological office busy, with the red level warning being


Weekly wrap-up for Aug. 30, 2014
Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with grain handlers in the Pacific Northwest, ending a two-year battle between the two parties.

The 132 transportation and logistics companies that made the Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest-growing U.S. companies this year prove that size and speed aren’t always twinned.

Rising furniture imports fueled by higher home sales are generating demand for Zenith Global Logistics, a third-party logistics company specializing in home furnishings.

Intermodal chassis provider Direct ChassisLink Inc. has acquired REZ-1, which for 20 years has supplied technology for intermodal equipment management and service.

Haier Electronics spent $60 million in the first half developing its logistics business as the well-known Chinese brand embarks on a bold new strategy to tackle the increasingly outsourced logistics requirements of household electrical appliances and consumer electronics.

Baltic Reefers will acquire NYKCool from NYK Reefers, the refrigerated shipping segment of Japanese shipping giant NYK Line on Sept. 1.

An increase in U.S. manufacturing activity and imports is driving business to third-party logistics companies as shippers turn to 3PLs for freight capacity on highways and rails.


Damco warehouse
Carriers’ strategy to bundle logistics services with container shipping services appears to be “unraveling,” according to Alphaliner’s latest newsletter.