International Logistics

INTTRA has hired John F. Fay, formerly of brokerage Newedge Group, as CEO, effective immediately.

Spurred by stronger industrial production, consumer spending and housing activity, truckload rates rose 5.2 percent on average in June from a year ago...

Panalpina’s ocean container traffic grew three times faster than the market in the second quarter, but barely made a profit for the global freight forwarding and logistics group.

Factory worker in China
Rising labor costs continue to drive factories out of the Pearl River Delta...

computer malware
A sophisticated computer attack launched from China stole financial records, customer data and shipment manifests from as many as seven shipping and logistics companies, using handheld scanners infected with malicious software to crack through corporate security systems.

Stem cell testing
Refrigerated just isn’t cold enough for some shippers, especially those moving extremely temperature-sensitive life sciences or medical products.

Yusen Logistics’ new temperature- and humidity-controlled system at its warehouse in China’s Suzhou Industrial Park.
Yusen Logistics has expanded its cross-border trucking services for Indochina with the launch of a temperature-controlled less-than-truckload service for food products moving between Vietnam and Cambodia.

Growth in the United States 3PL market will outpace last year’s 3.2 percent expansion, according to consulting firm Armstrong & Associates’ new predictions.

Kuehne + Nagel posted a market-beating increase in container traffic, but the strong Swiss franc restrained growth in the global forwarding and logistics group’s second-quarter earnings.

China e-commerce giant Alibaba will partner with state-owned China Shipping Group to set up an integrated and