Asia

Rate cuts by the Russian rail monopoly RZD have made trucking uncompetitive with rail on some key routes, boosting the market share of the latter.
27 Jul 2016
Russia’s container trade continues to rebound, sparking an intense competition between truckers and railroads.
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.
26 Jul 2016
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.
25 Jul 2016
India's road, rail and inland waterway systems have suffered from years of neglect and underinvestment, adding to freight delays and logistics costs.
06 Jul 2016
Waste caused by poor infrastructure is thought to cost India around $45 billion per year, or 4.3 percent of GDP, according to McKinsey & Company.
04 Jul 2016
India is prioritizing dozens of last mile port-rail connectivity projects to speed up cargo evacuation and help address chronic landside congestion problems at its ports.
21 Jun 2016
DP World is continuing its search for investment opportunities along the China-Europe Silk Road.
20 Jun 2016
Reliable, time-guaranteed freight service is becoming the new mantra for Indian Railways.
01 Jun 2016
Russia is making it easier for shippers to secure spot containerized rail transport.
31 May 2016
A container block train bound for Duisburg in Germany pulled out of the northwestern Chinese city of Urumqi at the weekend, the latest milestone in the development of China-Europe container rail links.
24 May 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest public container handler, is aggressively working to lure more truckload freight to the rails.
23 May 2016
India’s port connectivity infrastructure, which is a source of regular frustration for shippers and logistics providers, should show some improvement in the coming years.
28 Apr 2016
Fiscal year 2015-16 earnings tumbled at India’s largest port-based logistics provider, Gateway Distriparks Ltd.