International Logistics

Yusen Logistics is beefing up its footprint in Turkey by partnering with Turkish logistics provider İnci Logistics.

Businesses struggling to hire and keep truck drivers need to look beyond incremental increases in per mile pay toward using technology more effectively to build driver-centric businesses.

Truck rentals are "at an all-time high" as commercial operators seek new ways to match capacity and rising freight demand, a PacLease executive says.

Zenith Global Logistics will expand its fleet as the company continues to benefit from a growing demand for home furnishings in the U.S.

Modern Logistics S.A. has secured funding that will help the Brazilian logistics services provider launch operations within two months, offering regional warehousing and air and ground distribution.

The world’s top integrators are waiting to see how the recent ruling by China’s State Council to liberalize domestic package delivery will play out across the multibillion dollar market dominated by a multitude of small low-cost operators.

Old Dominion Freight Line drayage truck.
Old Dominion Freight Line is expanding its U.S. intermodal drayage network at ports and inland railheads, strengthening the less-than-truckload carrier's connections with global shippers.

Energy
Shippers need to think about end-to-end power costs, not just fuel prices, when designing supply chains, speakers at the CSCMP meeting said. Those costs, they warn, could become more volatile.

Large forwarders are less inclined to accept loss leading business and will turn down contracts rather than supply transport services at below break-even levels, according to logistics companies with strong Asia Pacific business.

A busy warehousing operation in Mexico
Ryder System is expanding its inland distribution network in Mexico, starting with a transloading center for Chrysler at the Gulf Coast Port of Altamira.