The ousting of the co-founder of high profile Southern California-based truckload capacity marketplace Cargomatic, often referred to as the "Uber of trucking," follows drastic staff cuts in March.
The S.C. Ports Authority has spelled out how it will use on-terminal scales to help shippers comply with new SOLAS rules for declaring the accurate weight of containers to their ocean carrier.
Matt Cox, chief executive officer of the Jones Act ocean carrier, says he would not be surprised if industry losses in 2016 exceed $10 billion, but Matson, which operates primarily between the U.S. mainland, Hawaii and Alaska, has limited exposure.
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The Netherlands-based global package delivery firm's announcement of its intended sale of TNT Innight came just five days after China's Ministry of Commerce approved the $4.8 billion acquisition of TNT Express by parcel giant FedEx.
The Atlanta, Ga.-based parcel giant posted a net income of $1.1 billion for the first quarter of 2016 on revenues of $14.4 billion, year-over-year increases of 10.2 percent and 3.2 percent, respectively.
Rates fell another 3 percent for the month compared to March of last year, the 15th consecutive month prices have decreased, and analysts with Avondale Partners expect this trend to continue through the rest of 2016.