International Logistics

Melbourne-based company gives C.H. Robinson Worldwide a direct presence in Australia and New Zealand.


The acquisition of ShipXpress will help GE Transportation round out its RailConnect 360 suite of software programs, and Movement Planner, which uses real-time data to optimize rail network utilization.

The locomotive manufacturer extends its reach beyond railroads to shippers by buying cloud-based supply chain software firm.


Japanese shipping group "K" Line has set up a joint venture with India’s J.M. Baxi Group.

With transportation veteran Mark Yeager now a senior adviser, private equity firm looks for a "platform" company as a base for expansion in logistics.

Drayage companies in Los Angeles-Long Beach are using a mobile app that allows them to manage truck dispatching and avoid trouble spots in a real-time environment.

Under Armour in 2015 rerouted its US shipments through the Port of Baltimore after the difficulties it experienced during the 2014 and 2015 West Coast labor dispute.
Athletic footwear and apparel maker Under Armour’s plan to build a 1.3-million-square-foot e-commerce distribution and warehouse facility is set to boost container traffic through the nearby Port of Baltimore and enhance the larger logistics park it will move goods through.

As vessel alliances change, SPRC of Colombia, pictured, and ports around the world will face new challenges.
The days of multiuser container terminals could be coming to an end, according to the head of a Colombian container terminal.

The refrigerated and tank container-leasing sectors are projected to grow at a faster rate than leasing for dry boxes in 2016.
The container-leasing industry is facing its toughest financial challenge since the downturn of 2009.

Samskip, the Icelandic shipping and logistics group, has bought Norway’s Euro Container Line.

Wheat production is expected to rise 13 percent year-over-year in 2016 as other crops are also expected to come in above 2015 levels.

U.S. exporters are bracing for what could be another historic harvest this year.