International Logistics

Acquisition gives Canada's largest trucking operator a bigger US presence and route into Mexico, helps XPO pay down debt.

The US Maritime Administration will provide $4.64 million in “marine highway” grants for five existing or proposed container-on-barge services.

Rapid changes in technology are reshaping the logistics landscape and spurring the growth of freight management services, including the formation of nearly $1 billion firm Sunteck/TTS Holdings.

The International Maritime Organization ruling avoids the creation of a patchwork of different national rules for sulfur in vessel fuel.
Shippers may end up paying higher rates via fuel surcharges depending on how well the oil industry can meet demand for low sulfur fuel.

India is pushing hard to get shippers to move more cargo via the country's railroads.

The value of M&A deals fell 30 percent in the third quarter, but the Port of Melbourne sale saw Asia and Oceania leading the way.

Plunging truckload rates proved a dead weight on profits at C.H. Robinson Worldwide in the third quarter.

Star Reefers sank into the red in the third quarter as the Norwegian refrigerated shipping line faced intense pressure from container lines.

Port officials in Manila said a new terminal appointment and booking system has substantially reduced the possibility of congestion that has plagued port facilities in the city for the past two years.

A federal judge on Tuesday allowed a chassis company to terminate leases with Hanjin Shipping.