Under the renewed long-term agreement, XPO Logistics will continue to manage nine reverse logistics service centers for Leeds-based ASDA Stores, Ltd., as well as collaborate on environmental sustainability efforts.
The Sydney, Australia-based third-party logistics provider will build two new purpose-built ships with 40 percent more capacity to support trade between Victoria and Tasmania, the company said in a statement.
The Greek port saw profits for the first half of 2016 jump 5.6 percent year-over-year to 12.7 million euros, despite headwinds from a 28-day strike carried out by staff between May and June.
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The association, which represents independent truck drivers, said Congress should not mandate the devices on commercial vehicles, and instead let the regulatory process play out.
Online freight rate marketplace Freightos told American Shipper that eastbound transpacific rates have shot up 50 percent since Hanjin filed for bankrutpcy last week.
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association said exploratory contact extension talks are tentatively set for Nov. 1-2.