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Dockworkers pose with their Transportation Worker Identification Credentials, which were mandated by Congress in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
23 Aug 2016
U.S. marine terminals and vessels handling dangerous bulk goods or carrying more than 1,000 passengers have been given a two-year deadline to electronically verify Transportation Worker Identification Credentials.
18 Aug 2016
DB Schenker veteran Jochen Mueller will join logistic provider Dachser.
Some forwarders are reporting that fumigating a 40-foot container at a main Chinese port would cost a shipper an estimated 2,000 yuan ($301).
18 Aug 2016
There will be a time and cost element to fumigating your cargo on arrival in China to comply with Zika measures, forwarders tell shippers.
Warehousea with 32 feet of clearance are the most in demand and speculative properties with 36 feet or 40 feet of clearance may take slightly longer to lease.
17 Aug 2016
Net absorption of warehouse and distribution space in the U.S. during the first six months of 2016 was the strongest since 2007.
XPO in the second quarter recorded a profit, the first since CEO Bradley S. Jacobs took control of the company in 2011.
17 Aug 2016
Refinancing saves XPO Logistics money that can be reinvested in "optimizing" its global business.
Few shippers see prices going up substantially this year, and some say the rates won’t change until at least April, when the new carrier alliances take effect.
17 Aug 2016
The dramatic descent of spot prices to five-year lows in both directions on the trans-Atlantic shipping route has sparked questions about how low the price can go, and if the once sleepy, stable route has changed.
The synergies APM Terminals provides for Maersk Line make it unlikely the Maersk Group will choose to divest itself of its terminal operating arm.
17 Aug 2016
Maersk will announce the results of its ongoing strategic and structural review of group operations at the end of September.
Container fumigation, pictured, is now a prerequisite for containers entering China from some parts of the world.
16 Aug 2016
Chinese authorities have provided some guidance on how U.S. exporters need to show that they have made their shipments mosquito-free.
16 Aug 2016
Inttra’s continued breakneck growth may rest on whether the company can convince shippers to change with the times.
16 Aug 2016
Technology platform will enable dispatchers and drivers at small companies that contract with the logistics to book loads, assign them to trucks and track vehicles and shipments.
15 Aug 2016
The automated truck won't arrive overnight, but evolve over time, as individual components prove themselves, Kenworth executives say.