International Logistics

Ghana is targeting the complete elimination of paper in trade transactions at the country’s ports.

Hapag-Lloyd is the latest container line to link up with Inttra.

A French nonprofit representing the container industry is creating a comprehensive database of container tare weights to help shippers comply with SOLAS VGM rules.


APM Terminals is aiming to integrate automation across all its cargo-handling operations.

Industry executives are urging exporters to honor the bookings they make.

Inventory destocking is likely under way, but the process will probably be slow.

Major Japanese transportation and logistics companies are following in the footsteps of their corporate customers and rushing to strengthen their presence in Mexico.


Container lines are playing down skyrocketing spot rates between the east coast of South America and Asia.

“Importers and exporters need to work together. It’s a common bond we’re not using,” Dean Tracy, managing director of Global Integrated Services, told the annual Agriculture Transportation Coalition conference.

U.S. exporters finally achieved the carrier uniformity they were seeking on the SOLAS container-weighing requirement.
U.S. exporters finally achieved the carrier uniformity they were seeking on the SOLAS container weighing requirement.