International Logistics

The original language would have expanded the antitrust immunity of container shipping alliances.

Indian shippers who have been reeling from unpredictable demand may have some cost relief on the way after the Directorate General of Shipping and stakeholders moved a step closer to reaching an agreement over abolition of shipping surcharges.

Eastbound trans-Pacific spot rates are sliding on the wind down of the peak season.

Container shipping lines are “playing poker” with ports as their push for lower handling charges puts future terminal investments at risk, Drewry Shipping Consultants said.

Spot rates on the Asia-Europe trade have taken a sharp turn upwards, rising by 20 percent over the previous week.

Cargo liability concerns in Russia have been raised by insurer TT Club as trade volumes in the region increase.

Famous Footwear and other specialty retailers are turning to pool distribution to get more precise control over inventory and fulfillment.

Maersk Line ended weeks of speculation with an announcement that it had reached an agreement to buy Hamburg Süd.

Next-day shipping isn't just for online retailers. The parts division of $19 billion heavy truck maker PACCAR designed its latest distribution center to speed delivery of aftermarket components to customers.

Shippers on Asia-Europe are struggling to predict the market as they engage with container lines in annual contract discussions.