International Logistics

Container lines are preparing March 1 rate hikes in anticipation of improving demand into the second quarter.

Retailers and large direct importers urge restraint in interpreting the January import numbers.

Major revisions in the North American Free Trade Agreement or other trade agreements could create a bigger market for electronic audit and payment services.

There is some contention over how much support the rollback has among shippers.

Echo Global Logistics sees need for even more optimization and analytics as online shopping begins to transform not just final-mile delivery but also middle-mile transport choices.

India’s leading transportation and logistics companies booked healthy results in the third fiscal quarter compared with the second.

Even though container volumes grew 4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, this did not lead to a corresponding increase in demand for container ships.

US inventories are rising, but inventory-to-sales ratios are falling, a sign freight is moving inland faster and inventories turning over more rapidly.

Strong trade compliance protocols and abilities are critical to success in e-commerce.

More containerization in Russia would help cut transportation costs in the country.