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

26 May 2016
The Port of Felixstowe, the busiest in the United Kingdom, has outlined pricing for its container weighing service.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights
18 May 2016
A cottage industry providing new products aimed at saving them money and eliminating frustration has emerged.
18 May 2016
DB Schenker named a new CEO of its U.S. operations effective immediately.
18 May 2016
Although port authorities and trucking organizations in Oakland and Los Angeles-Long Beach have been leading the way in implementing global-positioning satellite and Bluetooth technologies to increase cargo velocity, ports and truckers on the East and Gulf coasts are anxious to follow. Technology products are expected to surface at other ports in short order.
18 May 2016
FedEx Wednesday declared its offer for TNT Express unconditional.
17 May 2016
A strike vote by union pilots at Atlas, ATSG and Kalitta Air is meant to pressure the airlines and DHL, but doesn't mean a strike is imminent.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights
17 May 2016
A group of U.S. agriculture exporters rejected container lines’ recent attempt to mollify concerns over the legal liabilities of inaccuracies in the container tare weight when generating a verified gross mass under the new SOLAS container weight rule.
17 May 2016
The largest trade group representing drayage companies in the Port of New York and New Jersey has created its own web-based forum to connect truckers looking to make “street turns.”
17 May 2016
Mention Indianapolis and its famous speedway comes to mind, but so should supply chain velocity, warehousing and freight.
17 May 2016
France’s ports, railways and airports face shutdown.
e-commerce, growth, Asia, India, China, Indonesia, distribution
17 May 2016
Industry players from logistics service providers to container lines and air cargo airlines correctly see e-commerce as a trend that, more than any other, will drive change in traditional supply chain processes and have a transformational effect on the way goods are connected to consumers.