International Logistics

New U.S. inland port projects are being launched after consultations with supply chain participants, including importers and exporters, trucking companies and logistics providers.

Shippers moving goods to or from U.S. foreign trade zones say there are not enough bonded truckers available to handle their freight, creating delays, shippers tell JOC Inland Distribution Conference

Port congestion in Southern California is driving cargo to third-party logistics providers that have access to capacity from ocean and overland carriers, and the information technology systems to link these services together in an end-to-end supply chain solution, according to a 3PL executive.

There were 48 mergers and acquisitions in the transportation industry in the third quarter of 2014, totaling $1


Chiquita International and Irish banana seller Fyffes are busy wooing shareholders, saying the synergies of a combined company would result in $60 million in annual savings, much of it from lower transportation and fuel bills.

UPS will raise freight rates for air and ground packages, domestic and international shipments and less-than-truckload freight by 4.9 percent on average Dec. 29, the company said Monday.

The book is closed on a three-year cross-border trucking pilot project, but the debate over cross-border trucking with Mexico is far from finished.

Panalpina’s ocean freight traffic increased by 9 percent in the third quarter, more than twice the market growth, but profit shrunk due to pressure on margins and adverse currency movements.

Officials celebrated the opening of Katoen Natie's new $50 million terminal extension with a ribbon cutting at


The global shipping community is feeling the effects of Ebola in the form of vessel delays and schedule changes, along with potential quarantines and ship health screenings.