The German forwarder discussed at a press conference in Chicago Wednesday its $137 million investment plan in the U.S. domestic and cross-border e-commerce market, along with its vast expansion in the “Windy City.”
Less-than-truckload holding company YRC Worldwide increased net income in second quarter 2016 4.2 percent to $27.1 million despite revenues falling 4 percent to $1.21 billion compared to the same 2015 period.
The Atlanta, Ga.-based parcel giant posted a net income of $1.27 billion for the second quarter of 2016 on revenues of $14.63 billion, year-over-year increases of 3.2 percent and 3.8 percent, respectively.
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Representatives from the maritime and oil and gas sectors have joined forces to create the SEA/LNG group, which aims to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas as an alternative to traditional diesel fuel.
Claudio Bozzo, chief operating officer of liner carrier Mediterranean Shipping Company, joins the World Shipping Council board.
The massive $5.3 billion project comes with “considerable safety concerns,” which could lead to accidents and delays for shippers and higher claims for insurers, according to a new report from the London-based risk management consultancy.