Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd. handled a total of 1.65 million metric tons of airfreight for the full year in 2016, a record for the terminal operator and a 1.7 percent improvement from the previous year.
The Memphis, Tenn.-based integrator moved up the previously announced appointment of David Bronczek as president and chief operating officer from the beginning of 2018 to Feb. 1, 2017, the company said in a statement.
An executive at the home improvement retailer said at an SMC³ conference that e-commerce orders are growing fast, but challenges persist on many fronts.
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New ship orders declined in 2016, driven down by overcapacity and sluggish global trade growth, and although devastating for shipyards and their workers, the drop may be necessary if the health of the container liner industry is going to be restored.
Liberty Woods International filed a lawsuit in personam against Dalia Ship Holding and in rem against Dalia’s ship, the Ocean Quartz, seeking $1.4 million for damage it said occurred to shipments of plywood.
The House and Senate have advanced legislation that includes the Water Resources Development Act, which authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge ports and maintain locks on inland waterways essential to commerce.