INTTRA has secured commitments from five of the top seven global forwarders for its eVGM product, which allows container weight verification data to be transmitted electronically to carriers.
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.
FedEx Corp. completed its $4.9 billion acquisition of TNT Express and will start integrating the European company into its network immediately.
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Ocean carriers CMA CGM, COSCO, Evergreen Line and OOCL revealed they will form a new alliance next April.
Freight brokerage and third-party services provider Echo Global Logistics reported non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.24 on revenues of $405.3 million for the quarter, in-line with consensus analyst expectations.
Overall revenues for NYK, MOL and "K" Line fell 5.4 percent, 6 percent and 8.1 percent, respectively, for the last fiscal year ended March 31, 2016.