International Logistics

Spot rates on Asia-Europe fell slightly this week as carriers and shippers regroup in the second half of a relatively solid peak season.


Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation will expand across the entire port their pilot program to establish a single electronic platform through which port users can share shipment information in a secure environment.


The $95 million sale of cold-chain specialist Unitrans follows months of consolidation and rebranding at the multimodal transport operator.

The increase in earnings was driven mainly by higher freight traffic on North Sea and Baltic Sea routes.

The fastest-growing LTL carriers in 2016 were far from the largest.

The Freeport project comes as several polymer plants in Texas and Louisiana prepare by early 2018 to begin production.

UK government's first paper on its Brexit plans to outline ways to handle customs procedures in the future, but more information is required.

Maersk is “quite pleased with growth in the [air cargo] business.”

Descartes' acquisition of MacroPoint will accelerate drive toward shipment, SKU-level tracking of freight across modal networks.

Truckload carriers of all sizes and types suffered in last year’s freight slump, but they did not suffer equally.