International Logistics

C.H. Robinson Worldwide has appointed Jeroen Eljsink, an executive with extensive experience in European logistics, as the head of its European operations.

A GT Nexus, YouGov consumer survey finds many shoppers complain of stock-outs even as retailers see inventory levels surge, a sign of increasing supply-chain complexity and low "visibility."

$10 billion industrial supplies distributor W.W. Grainger acquired a British company, Cromwell, that will help scale its online offerings in Europe,

Menlo Logistics will open a new logistics center in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, early next year, as growing e-commerce sales, both domestic and cross-border, are forcing changes in European supply chains and logistics networks.

Transplace has appointed Brian Kenney, a long-time logistics industry executive, as senior vice president of Tr


SEKO Logistics has appointed Rick Lee, an industry veteran who most recently led global logistics at a technology company, as chief operating officer.

National Retail Systems is putting an all-electric truck into drayage service at the Port of Los Angeles for retail shipper IKEA, which has aggressive sustainability goals.

The return of company founder C.L. Werner as chairman and CEO will help the fifth-largest U.S. truckload carrier map a long-term route, as president and COO Derek Leathers is groomed for a bigger role.

ST. PETERSBURG — The Russian government said it’s cracking down on port and customs corruption by dismissing several St.


Erik Yim at TPM 2015.
Erik Yim, senior commercial director for China Merchants Holdings (International), on competition in South China, CMHI's home ports development, the impact of growing manufacturing in the Pearl River Delta region and the company's expansion strategies.