The Swiss-based global logistics services provider will use INTTRA's eVGM product to help its customers meet a container weight verification rule set to go into effect July 1.
Peter Friedmann accused container lines of bungling the International Maritime Organization's new container weight verification requirement, and said some now realize they face high internal costs unless they offer a more flexible approach.
FedEx Corp. completed its $4.9 billion acquisition of TNT Express and will start integrating the European company into its network immediately.
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The U.S. Department of Commerce has appointed 11 industry representatives to the agency's joined the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness.
Shares of the fellow China-owned shipping conglomerates, which recently merged at the behest of the Chinese government, jumped as much 9.9 percent and 10 percent, respectively, in Shanghai trading yesterday.
Commercial practices for certifying the weight of ocean containers can be developed in a straight forward way, with few exceptions, according to officials from trade groups that bear ultimate responsibility for enforcement of the IMO rule.