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Aug 25, 2016 2:00PM EDT

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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.
25 Jul 2016
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.
24 Jul 2016
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.
22 Jul 2016
Direct ChassisLink's acquisition this week of a technology company will broaden the intermodal equipment manager’s ability to manage assets.
22 Jul 2016
Asia-Europe spot freight rates continued their steady march down from the year’s high reached on July 1.
20 Jul 2016
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.
20 Jul 2016
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.
20 Jul 2016
A new start-up offers to make life easier for shippers of manufacturing machinery, from finding buyers to providing logistics.
19 Jul 2016
New online sales events such as Amazon's Prime Day increase demand for last-mile capacity.
After six years of rapid, acquisition-fueled growth, XPO is under growing pressure from some investors to show results.
18 Jul 2016
Shifting focus from acquisitions to profit-building, XPO works to convince investors it will succeed in the long-haul.
18 Jul 2016
Inland ports are helping retailers cover supply chain gaps generated by growing e-commerce demand.