The Panama Canal Authority said it is confident in the process it uses to move ships through the new locks at the canal, following an accident last week that damaged the Xin Fei Zhou after it made contact with one of the walls at the Agua Clara Locks.
The TMS provider was acquired by fellow logistics software firm Kewill in April, and the companies are progressing on merging products and organizations, Lean executives said in a briefing.
The U.N. Economic Commission for Europe said China has ratified the TIR Convention, which it says will further streamline cross-border transportation for cargo moving between China and Europe.
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Non-vessel-operating common carrier Ecu-Line has opened a new branch office in Fremantle, Australia.
The port of Fremantle services the capital city of Perth and the entire state of Western Australia.
The NVO said its Fremantle branch complements its existing weekly export consolidations from Australia to Singapore for destinations worldwide.
The Fremantle branch is headed by Rob Page.
Transportation and logistics companies cut 9,400 positions last month, following revised increases of 3,600 in May and 10,100 in April, according to recent preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor.
With spot rates at historic lows, carriers "can ill-afford to flood the market with excess capacity,” the London-based maritime consulting firm said in the latest issue of Container Insight Weekly.
U.S. beef producers and exporters now have access to Saudi Arabian consumers after nearly four years of being shut out of the Middle Eastern market due to the detection of an “atypical” case of “mad cow” disease in 2012.