FedEx Corp. completed its $4.9 billion acquisition of TNT Express and will start integrating the European company into its network immediately.
The French ocean carrier received confirmation today for its estimated $2.4 billion acquisition of Neptune Orient Lines and its APL container shipping subsidiary by the Anti-monopoly Bureau of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce.
The seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index equaled 134.8 for the month, down another 2.1 percent from March and 2 percent compared with April 2015, according to the American Trucking Associations.
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The European shipper group says a proposal by the European Commission to reform the way liner carriers announce general rate increases does not go far enough and the competition watchdog should “abolish...the practice of announcing GRI's completely.”
A televised broadcast of the first ship to transit the widened Central America waterway will follow testing of new locks earlier in the month.
Publicly traded freight forwarders reported an average airfreight tonnage decrease of 2.2 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2015, while ocean freight volumes also declined 2.2 percent during the quarter, according to investment firm Stifel.