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Toll Global Forwarding CEO Paul Coutts has drawn a parallel between the Japan Post acquisition of Australia’s Toll Holdings last week and the Deutsche Post takeovers that turned DHL into a global giant, giving an insight into the bold ambitions of the Melbourne-based logistics operator.

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International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) reported a 6 percent growth in net profit in 2014, driven by solid revenue increases in its international expansion.
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Spot rates on the Asia to the Middle East and South Asia are being undermined as carriers on the trades struggle to maintain load factors to support freight rate increases, according to Drewry...
Spot freight rates on the Asia-North Europe trade dropped to $938 per 20-foot container this week, falling 6.4 percent compared to the rate before Chinese New Year as cargo volumes out of China...
Singapore-based Global Logistic Properties Limited (GLP) has completed the acquisition of one of the largest logistics platforms in the U.S. for $8.1 billion.
China’s train to Spain arrived in the city of Yiwu this week after completing the world’s longest rail route, and while the journey has been billed as a “success” by its operator, there is little...
The top 20 Chinese ports had a throughput of 15.5 million 20-foot containers in January, with Shanghai and Shenzhen terminals handling almost half of them, according to Shanghai Shipping Exchange...
Maersk Group made a record net profit of $5.2 billion in 2014, up 38 percent on the 2013 result and driven by a strong performance by Maersk Line, which reported a profit of $2.3 billion.