Walmart is opening an import distribution center in Mobile, Ala., which is expected to significantly boost cargo volumes at APM Terminals Mobile.
Crane Worldwide Logistics hires vice president of global sales, while Danish Shipowners' Association appoints director for European Union affairs.
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.
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Maersk and IBM said they intend to work with a network of shippers, freight forwarders, ocean carriers, ports and customs authorities to build the new global trade digitization solution, which is expected to go into production later this year.
Ports along the mid-Atlantic coast all the way up to New England have been impacted by the winter storm, and have altered operations accordingly.
The ocean shipping electronic marketplace has paid an undisclosed sum for Avantida, a cloud-based provider of solutions, to better manage empty containers.