Carriers may seek to "turn the table" on shippers who drove hard bargains, but upturn in rates may be short-lived.
Cold chain solutions provider CSafe Global acquired Kalibox, adding over 5,000 square meters of manufacturing in two European locations to CSafe’s current six North American locations that have a combined space of over 20,000 square meters.
The third-party load tracking visibility provider lauded the U.S. Patent and Trade Office's decision to protect its patent against competitors, including FourKites.
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Gerry Wang, chief executive officer of Seaspan, expressed how he believes the industry will gradually improve if scrapping remains high and new ship orders remain low.
Year-to-date volumes on the St. Lawrence Seaway have been hindered by the lack of iron ore and coal, but international traffic continues to be well above the five-year average, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Administrator Betty Sutton said.
The U.S. gross domestic product increased 1.2 percent in the second quarter of 2016, according to the “advance” estimate from the Department of Commerce, following a revised increase of just 0.8 percent in the first quarter.