International Logistics

International Logistics

Logistics news, intelligence and analysis on the many parts of the international logistics supply chain including distribution centers, refrigerated supply chains, logistics technology, logistics companies, and third-party logistics providers around the world such as C.H. Robinson, FedEx, UPS, and XPO Logistics.

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Trucking Market: First Quarter Review & Outlook
Apr 18, 2019 2:00PM EDT
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News & Analysis

25 Nov 2019
Along the supply chain, the freight forwarder is the link between multiple parties and integrator of data, Samuel Shapiro & Co.’s Director of Supply Chain Angela Czajkowski noted at the 2018 JOC Logistics Technology Conference. In this interview, Czajkowski discussed the steps freight forwarders need to take to remain relevant as more disruptors move into the shipping and logistics industry.
17 Apr 2017
Shippers and logistics operators at recent conferences didn't expect a massive capacity crunch to follow the rollout of an electronic logging mandate this year, but truckers warned there will be an impact.
17 Apr 2017
Spot rates in eastbound Pacific continue single-digit decline.
13 Apr 2017
Knowledge is power in contract talks, shippers at the NASSTRAC conference say.
13 Apr 2017
Only half the truckload, less-than-truckload, and specialized carriers on the list increased sales in 2016.
12 Apr 2017
Kuehne + Nagel signs agreement with Alibaba to send goods by sea, rail, and truck.
12 Apr 2017
China-Europe containerized rail has evolved from a niche option with infrequent service and a small network to one attracting suppliers and second-tier companies with more and faster services to a wider array of destinations.
11 Apr 2017
The fire at MRS Logistica’s Station of Light caused severe damage to several buildings and disrupted services to the busiest container port in Brazil.
10 Apr 2017
Retailers project strong growth in consumer spending and therefore imports for at least the next six months.
10 Apr 2017
The Tokyo-based company has lost 8.9 percent of its value.
10 Apr 2017
Shippers, it is clear, want greater visibility into their supply chains.
09 Apr 2017
Although more than 90 percent of Samsung SDS’s logistics business originates with Samsung Electronics, Samsung SDS also handles the logistics for approximately 400 other beneficial cargo owners.
09 Apr 2017
In a year when overcapacity forced ocean shipping rates down, total revenue was a mere 1.2 percent higher than in 2015.
08 Apr 2017
Future rivals for companies in the maritime sector won’t necessarily come from the industry.
07 Apr 2017
Logistics providers will need to "roll up their sleeves" as Uber Freight rolls into brokerage, speakers tell TIA conference.
07 Apr 2017
Most supply chain managers and executives believe that a digital supply chain will be the “predominant model” in the next five years, and many expect predictive analytics will be a source of disruption and heightened competition.
06 Apr 2017
Footwear importers encounter logistics challenges as they source outside of China.
06 Apr 2017
From the perspective of an online buyer, distinctions between strictly carrier and logistics services are blurred.
05 Apr 2017
The Twill online portal, billed as a “virtual freight forwarder,” will go online Monday, but will only be available to UK shippers and then only those importing cargo from China.
04 Apr 2017
Further grating shippers, carriers are providing no guarantees that all goods of a shipment will be loaded.
01 Apr 2017
India's growth potential elevates prospects for breakbulk and heavy-lift shipments.
31 Mar 2017
The original rulemaking announcement, however, did not include the new rule’s effective date.
31 Mar 2017
CEVA Logistics and Anji, China’s largest automotive logistics provider, have agreed to renew and expand their joint venture partnership.
30 Mar 2017
Companies like Berard play a crucial role in project cargo transportation.
30 Mar 2017
Hong Kong, China, Egypt, and Chile have modified their all-out ban of Brazilian beef exports to focus only on rejecting shipments from 21 packing plants.
30 Mar 2017
In just two days, shippers will be dealing with a totally changed container shipping landscape as the global carriers roll out their new alliances.
29 Mar 2017
World's largest retailer plans to build a $135 million import distribution center.
29 Mar 2017
Investor interest in digitalizing the logistics process continues to grow.
29 Mar 2017
Most of the latest investment will be spent broadening the current focus on trans-Pacific routes to include other parts of the world.
28 Mar 2017
Ships calling Yokohama can stack various incentive schemes to get discounts of up to 100 percent on port dues.
27 Mar 2017
The fourth-quarter performance might be a blip, but there are plenty of indicators it isn't.
27 Mar 2017
QualifiedCarriers.com data show more smaller trucking firms entering market as big carriers cut capacity.
24 Mar 2017
Trailer Bridge is developing a new niche with 53-foot containers on a twice-weekly service to Santo Domingo
24 Mar 2017
Arkon Shipping manages a fleet of more than 120 seagoing vessels.
24 Mar 2017
Japanese authorities have ordered Yusen Logistics Co. to completely suspend its customs clearance operations.
23 Mar 2017
China-Europe rail is appearing as a regular service offered by forwarders as BCOs begin including the overland route in their requests for quotations.