The privately-held ERP software company entered a strategic partnership with and invested $25 million in cloud-native predictive and prescriptive analytics provider Predictix back in January.
The United Kingdom will now have to sign new trade treaties with everyone, without the bargaining power of the European Union, which will lead to higher duties, and therefore, increased costs for shippers, Xeneta CEO Patrik Berglund said.
The Mahwah, N.J.-based global airfreight forwarder and supply chain solutions provider will launch its newest regional office in the United Kingdom July 1.
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Maritime consultancy Drewry found that approximately 80 percent of shippers won’t shift any volume from ocean to air to avoid disruptions caused by the verified gross mass rule scheduled to go into effect July 1.
Taiwanese ocean carrier Yang Ming Transport Corp. named former Evergreen Line executive Bronson Hsieh as its new chairman.
Peter Friedmann accused container lines of bungling the International Maritime Organization's new container weight verification requirement, and said some now realize they face high internal costs unless they offer a more flexible approach.