The commission said it has “reasonable grounds” to suspect the carriers engaged in collusive practices to fix incremental cargo rates from Asia to South Africa.
The head of the largest freight brokerage in North America told American Shipper this week that capital fueling acquisitions and new technology will push his company and industry as a whole.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation criticized the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) saying it was told by CBP that it had concerns crew could try and jump ship due to the Hanjin situation.
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American Shipper has profiled the founders of four companies - Haven, ClearMetal, Flexport and Xeneta - that are presenting a unique approach to technology application in ocean freight.
There is no shortage of technology for carriers and other parties in the ocean industry, but in the wake of the Hanjin mess, the question is what carriers should invest in.
CoLoadX, an internet platform to enable forwarders to price effectively and allow non-vessel-operating common carriers to expand their sales scope, went live this week.