International Logistics

US retailers seeking the right balance between in-store and online inventories are beginning to drive up freight demand as consumers give sales momentum.

After recording seven straight weeks of declines, spot rates on the China-Europe route have increased.

Forwarders are wasting a huge amount of time and effort on managing the ever changing ocean freight rates, and it is placing a significant cost burden on the industry.

The dockworkers’ union has said changing Spain's dock labor system would cost 7,000 to 8,000 jobs.

In an interview with JOC.com, APM Terminals’ Morten Engelstoft shared his thoughts on the global marine terminal operating business.

As XPO gains global scale, it is blending disparate networks to offer new services to shippers.

An innovative shipping network reduces trucking costs and carbon output for the third-largest US importer.

Container lines are preparing March 1 rate hikes in anticipation of improving demand into the second quarter.


Retailers and large direct importers urge restraint in interpreting the January import numbers.

Major revisions in the North American Free Trade Agreement or other trade agreements could create a bigger market for electronic audit and payment services.