The commission said it has “reasonable grounds” to suspect the carriers engaged in collusive practices to fix incremental cargo rates from Asia to South Africa.
The head of the largest freight brokerage in North America told American Shipper this week that capital fueling acquisitions and new technology will push his company and industry as a whole.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation criticized the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) saying it was told by CBP that it had concerns crew could try and jump ship due to the Hanjin situation.
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Union workers with the French trade union CGT is joining with other labor groups to protest a bill it says contravenes conventions of the International Labour Organisation relating to collective bargaining, trade union rights, and layoffs.
The world’s two largest container shipping carriers, Maersk Line and MSC, are beefing up their presence on the transpacific trade in the wake of Hanjin Shipping filing for receivership in Korea last week.
United Airlines and DHL Global Forwarding will increase the number passenger services with refrigerated cargo capacity, as well as grow available cold chain storage for temperature-controlled cargoes, the companies said in a joint statement.