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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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.
The $46.5 million intermodal hub in Cedar Rapids will cover 75 acres next to the Smith-Dows railyard.