International Logistics

Shipper frustration over what they see as dubious charges from some terminals, liners and forwarders is intensifying.

Spot rates in the eastbound trans-Pacific this week took their biggest jump in months.

There are no reports of disruption at Europe’s three largest container ports Friday as the SOLAS rule took effect.

Rents for multitenant distribution center space in 2015 grew faster than those of any other property type.

Frustrated by a slow-growth economy, low freight demand and tighter regulatory controls, trucking providers are looking for new opportunities, often in last-mile logistics.

“We feel it is very important that we not only have the development of the industrial zones, but we have also been cooperating in the development of the infrastructure that surrounds the SEZ.”


A nervous container business is bracing for the new VGM regulations.


Cargo agents in China are being squeezed from both sides as box weighing charges fall in their laps.


The state of U.S. freight growth in 2016 and perhaps next year hangs on inventories.

The impact of the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union is expected to be muted.