International Logistics

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 didn’t suffer equally.


Singapore carrier PIL and port operator PSA are exploring blockchain technology with IBM, the latest container shipping industry players to link up with the IT giant.

The rule would reduce emissions that contribute to global warming, which threatens the long-term viability of international supply chains.

Private equity firm Transplace management to buy company as shippers increasingly demand not just technology, but also realizing the value of that technology.

Rising demand and improving economies are driving up world container throughput.

The growing popularity of the direct port delivery program has put pressure on the earnings of logistics companies.

The 112-year-old company is at the fulcrum of change rippling through the US trucking market and across trade lanes from Asia to Europe, much of it driven by e-commerce and technology.

Announcements this week from West Coast ports revealed some unusually strong import numbers.

The loss came despite Toll’s operating revenue rising.