International Logistics

Logistics news, intelligence and analysis on the many parts of the international logistics supply chain including distribution centers, refrigerated supply chains, logistics technology and logistics companies and third-party logistics providers around the world such as C.H. Robinson, FedEx, UPS, and XPO Logistics.



News & Analysis

15 Jan 2017
Donald Trump’s presidential election victory makes forecasting the future for third-party logistics providers more difficult than usual, given Trump’s unorthodox and unpredictable views on international trade.
16 Jun 2015
The “new” enlarged Suez Canal that will allow two-way transits for ships will open on schedule on August 6, according to the waterway authority.
15 Jun 2015
UPS Capital, a subsidiary of the same-named parcel carrier, recently announced its acquisition of Parcel Pro, the leading independent logistics provider for the jewelry, wristwatch and collectibles industries. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
15 Jun 2015
More than a dozen non-vessel-operating common carries have endorsed further changes to U.S. Federal Maritime Commission’s rules governing NVOs’ contracts with shippers.
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15 Jun 2015
Developers of industrial real estate are expanding their portfolios beyond big-box distribution centers for supply chain logistics to include manufacturing facilities and warehouses to serve manufacturers in the U.S. and Mexico.
15 Jun 2015
Automotive part shippers can tap a new less-than-containerload service offering faster service between China and Japan by bypassing Hong Kong.
13 Jun 2015
Ryder System is expanding its British truck rental fleet with 400 tractors equipped with Euro 6 emissions controls.
12 Jun 2015
Global logistics provider DHL is ramping up operations in India, introducing a weekly truck service between Ahmedabad and Nhava Sheva to lead its less-than-containerload consolidation business.
12 Jun 2015
A test of 20 top freight forwarders’ online services produced a dismal set of results and revealed the distance still to be travelled before logistics companies are ready to offer efficient automated bookings.
11 Jun 2015
CEVA has launched a weekly less-than-containerload service from Antwerp to New York, as U.S. imports from Europe surge on the strength of the dollar.
11 Jun 2015
U.K.-based Kerry Logistics has completed a new office in Portugal, allowing the third-party logistics provider to better serve southwest Europe and get better access to Africa and South American markets, particularly Brazil.