The Northwest Seaport Alliance will release two new mobile applications, DrayQ and DrayLink, in early November as part of an effort to speed cargo flow through the ports of Seattle and Tacoma and along local freight corridors.
Under an agreement reached earlier this year, Ports America Chesapeake will assume operational responsibility for the Seagirt Container Transfer Facility at the Port of Baltimore on Oct. 31, the port terminal operator said in a statement.
Tailwind Capital has acquired the third-party automotive logistics provider from Corinthian Capital Group for an undisclosed sum, according to statements from the firm and BB&T Capital Markets, which served as financial advisor to MetroGistics.
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Eden Prairie, Minn.-based C.H. Robinson has been perfecting the concept of just-in-time logistics for more than 100 years, delivering fresh fruits and vegetables to customers across the United States and throughout the world.
Shipment volumes in September 2016 slipped 0.4 percent from the previous month and 3.1 percent compared with the same 2015 period, the 19th straight month of year-over-year volume declines, according to the latest Cass Freight Index Report.
Ocean carriers Maersk Line, MSC, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd and OOCL adjusted freight rates on various trades.