The Chicago-based technology company more than doubled its headcount and tripled its office space after securing its first round of outside funding in September.
The United States exported higher amounts of beef and pork in terms of volumes and value in October compared to a year prior, but lamb exports were on the decline.
The group sent a letter to the President-elect, praising his recognition of the need for infrastructure investment and making suggestions on how to improve the economic competitiveness of the nation’s multimodal freight network.
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The joint container venture between Japan’s ‘Big 3’ will have a fleet capacity of 1.38 million TEUs, making it the sixth largest in the world, and when their 23 new ships are delivered, the merged operation will become the fifth largest carrier.
Historically low ocean freight rates have caused carriers to implement cost-cutting measures that have reduced reliability, meaning shippers need to be more flexible in how they procure capacity.
The new Copenhagen-based company LinerGrid said it uses advanced mathematical simulations to provide container lines with information in order to make decisions.