The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics said that in September, 64.7 percent of freight between the United States and its partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement was transported by truck.
The German ocean carrier’s employees demonstrated Friday in Hamburg, seeking job protection in the wake of the announcement that the company will be acquired by Maersk Line.
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The recent declaration of bankruptcy by South Korean ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping is a symptom of what ails the container shipping industry, not the cure, as some analysts seem to suggest.
Port says a softer U.S. dollar and big agricultural harvests resulted in a 20 percent increase in container exports in October.
The latest round of funding for freight forwarder Flexport shows early stage venture capital groups are nowhere near burned out on logistics technology startups.