The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index increased 11.3 percent from last week to a reading of 884.95, thanks to sharp increases from Shanghai to Northwest Europe and the Mediterranean.
U.S. gross domestic product increased 2.9 percent in the third quarter of 2016, according to the “advance” estimate from the Department of Commerce, following a revised increase of 1.4 percent in the first quarter.
The technology startup Otto and Budweiser have completed the world’s first shipment by a self-driving truck.
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Thousands of chassis in and around the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have containers mounted on them that are either owned or leased by the now insolvent ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping.
An MSC spokesperson told American Shipper the reason it sold its interest in Genoa, Italy-based logistics company Aprile to Savino Del Bene was to exit the freight forwarding business.
Geneva-based Mediterranean Shipping Co. has confirmed it is looking to buy the now insolvent South Korean shipping company’s 54 percent stake in the Southern California container terminal.