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 and logistics companies and third-party logistics providers around the world such as C.H. Robinson, FedEx, UPS, and XPO Logistics.

News & Analysis

20 Jan 2018
Convoy Logistics Providers' niche is project and specialty needs cargo that can take six months to three years, where you are sometimes quoting without even knowing actual weights, dimensions, densities or dozens and dozens of critical details.
19 Jan 2018
Carrier consolidation and projections for continued growth in imports alert BCOs to the growing possibility of rate restoration in 2018, but a former shipping executive said carrier discipline is crucial, if service contract rates are to exceed those of last year.
19 Jan 2018
A partnership between JD Logistics and Air China Cargo will further open the Chinese market to international fresh produce.
18 Jan 2018
Shippers want and need “visibility” across modes, not just to track freight but also to meet tighter fulfillment and restocking requirements — demands that are driving automation.
18 Jan 2018
With an expanding US economy boosting imports, and carrier consolidation providing leverage on the capacity side, industry experts are putting beneficial cargo owners on notice that the 2018 to 2019 service contracting season could be difficult.
18 Jan 2018
Shippers of air freight should get used to tight space and high prices because demand will continue to outstrip supply on the busy trade routes.
18 Jan 2018
Swedish Orient Line said it will start the shuttle with one vessel, adding that a high enough service frequency, not ship size, matters most concerning the service's success.
17 Jan 2018
Service metrics are improving, but can CSX win back shipper trust while sticking to its late CEO's plan for precision scheduled railroading?
16 Jan 2018
Commission action is needed because commercial solutions have failed, said representatives of the Coalition for Fair Port Practices, a group of 26 organizations of intermediaries and truckers that filed the petition.
16 Jan 2018
IBM and Maersk estimate the initiatives could save the industry billions of dollars.
15 Jan 2018
Logistics technology startups are being targeted by Kuehne + Nagel and the Singapore state investment arm, which have formed a joint venture to identify and fund the tech companies.

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