The German ocean carrier is citing benefits from its planned merger with United Arab Shipping Company, but Reuters has reported a "snag" in those plans.
The freight rate marketplace and management software provider's venture capital investment has now topped $50 million as it seeks to digitize the freight rate environment.
The Seattle-based e-commerce giant’s acquisition of SOUQ.com, the largest online retail and marketplace platform in the Arab world, is expected to close some time in 2017.
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The New York-based consulting firm suggested shippers carefully reexamine their procurement strategies to ensure supplier diversity, make sure they use multiple alliances, and study carriers’ financials.
Additional shippers and logistics companies have expressed support on a call for the Federal Maritime Commission to provide guidelines on detention and demurrage charges.
There were no injuries to the crew or the public, no releases and no impacted motorist grade crossings from the train derailment that occurred early Wednesday morning in Lake Forest, Ill., Union Pacific spokeswoman Calli Hite said Thursday.