The seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index equaled 134.3 for the month, down 2.1 percent from June but up 0.3 percent compared with July 2015, following a 1.6 percent decrease the previous month, according to the American Trucking Associations.
Airfreight markets in the first six months of 2016 were “substantially weaker” than passenger markets, posting marginal 0.5 percent year-over-year growth, according to data from Airports Council International.
Container volumes in the transpacific trade between Asia and West Coast North America jumped 5.5 percent year-over-year in the first six months of 2016, while Asia-Europe volumes ticked up 1.1 percent, according to the London-based maritime consultant.
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The logistics provider has begun introducing vertical-specific carve-outs of its visibility and transportation technology suites, with new tracking and dashboard tools for retailers.
Meanwhile, the Korea Herald said HMM is looking for a new CEO with possible candidates including former HMM CEO Noh Jeong-ik and former APL CEO Ron Widdows, while Widdows informed American Shipper the report was just speculation and he is not involved.
The e-commerce giant said the Prime Air network is designed to support one and two-day package deliveries, especially for Prime members who pay an annual subscription for free two-day shipping.