International Logistics

Bradley S. Jacobs knows a thing or two about about consolidation.

Shippers’ efforts to push the FMC into a rulemaking relies on antiquated evidence that predates the advent of containerized shipping, carriers said.

A trial shipment completed last week between North Europe and the East Coast of North America is a sign of digitalization’s potential.

Container lines have been emboldened to seek higher service contract rates by a number of factors.

No one wants wild swings in freight rates and the pricing model had to change, a panel of top executives tells attendees at TPM.


Jacobs said more ocean carrier consolidation is coming and more is needed.

“The Teamsters are out of control.”

Japanese shipping group MOL is the latest looking to tap into the rapidly growing logistics demand in India.

The cost of a barrel of crude oil is projected to rise nearly a third in 2017 compared with 2016.