The e-commerce giant threw down $775 million in 2012 to purchase Kiva’s warehouse automation robots, ending the sale of Kiva’s products to warehouse operators and retailers that had come to rely on them.
The integrated logistics provider formed a joint venture in South Africa with Johannesburg-based Super Group, offering local and multinational customers a range of logistics and supply chain solutions.
The Mobile, Ala.-based full service intermodal drayage carrier and transportation broker opened its 13th intermodal drayage terminal at Baltimore.
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Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero said one of the items that has been on his agenda since becoming chairman in 2013 is to have a better funded and better resourced Federal Maritime Commission.
Peter Friedmann accused container lines of bungling the International Maritime Organization's new container weight verification requirement, and said some now realize they face high internal costs unless they offer a more flexible approach.
Taiwanese ocean carrier Yang Ming Transport Corp. named former Evergreen Line executive Bronson Hsieh as its new chairman.