International Logistics

Container owners have released a list aimed at making it easier for shippers and transportation providers to return containers leased to Hanjin Shipping.

Damco's new CEO Klaus Rud Sejling has held positions within the Maersk Group across its transportation and energy divisions.
Damco has named a long-time executive as its new CEO as the company’s parent Maersk Group reorganizes itself.

Shippers are being urged to have a good look at the financial situation of carriers before committing their cargo, but that is going to be a complicated procedure.

A US federal maritime commissioner on Monday said that alliances may have to prove they have emergency procedures in case a member carrier collapses after Hanjin Shipping did just that.

Flexport, one of the many startups that has taken on the daunting task of digitizing freight transportation, got a cash infusion Monday.

Application program interfaces allow software to aggregate and track myriad and diverse data points, which in supply chains allows for greater supply chain visibility and control.
Web-based technology that will help shippers get a clearer view of freight as it moves through less-than-truckload pipelines is being added to the SMC3 Platform.

SeaLand announced Monday it has added the Port of Hueneme, California, to its weekly west coast Central America service.

East and Southeast Asia, home to many of the world's largest ports, showed little improvement in productivity from 2014 to 2016.
Productivity levels at the world’s top 30 container ports have shown little sign of improvement over the past two years, and ports in several regions are showing worrying levels of decline.

What happens at the farm level is monitored carefully for the potential impact that will manifest further down the supply chain.

Although advancements in equipment, refrigeration systems, and software and technology help to mitigate risks, a dynamic global cold chain in perpetual flux means there are always new challenges to confront.