International Logistics

Automating the freight booking process may be a little closer with the launching of an online marketplace for China-U.S. shipments.

Officials inaugurate the new rail facility at Krishnapatnam Port, which is the latest sign of growing interest in the port by shippers and transportation companies.
Container Corporation of India is aggressively ramping up its intermodal reach into Krishnapatnam Port.

The privatization of rail freight in India in the mid-2000s has helped intermodal shippers, but the country's railways still needs copious investment.
India's road, rail and inland waterway systems have suffered from years of neglect and underinvestment, adding to freight delays and logistics costs.

A Phoenix-based provider of remote-controlled gas, nitro-powered and electric cars faced major challenges managing its expanding flow of shipments to resellers and individual online and traditional store consumers.

China remains the world leader when it comes to manufacturing for consumers from North America to Europe, but India is catching up.

The acquisition by REZ shows the growing importance of digital platforms in the chassis market.
Direct ChassisLink's acquisition this week of a technology company will broaden the intermodal equipment manager’s ability to manage assets.

Asia-Europe spot freight rates continued their steady march down from the year’s high reached on July 1.

Panalpina’s profit stalled and revenue slumped in the first half.

Kuehne + Nagel, the German headquarters of which is pictured, in the second quarter handled more than 1 million TEUs in a single quarter for the first time.
Kuehne + Nagel managed to grow in a largely stagnant global freight environment.

Computer numeric control machining, pictured, is used to make complex shapes and components for industrial manufacturing. Toolots is a specialized web platform for shippers of such machinery.
A new start-up offers to make life easier for shippers of manufacturing machinery, from finding buyers to providing logistics.