The Atlanta-based parcel giant added four stations in China, and one station each in Poland and Germany to its full and less-than-container load multi-modal rail service between Europe and China.
The port terminal operator arm of the recently merged China COSCO Shipping saw earnings tumble 42.5 percent to $247 million for the full year in 2016 despite a 1.2 percent increase in revenues compared with the previous year.
Silicon Valley-based Turvo’s platform launched Tuesday, allowing shippers, brokers and carriers to work together in real-time across the entire supply chain.
Registration takes less than 1 minute.
What has been accepted as standard practice for decades - large shippers cementing big volume annual contracts with carriers and smaller shippers, forwarders and NVOs picking up the scraps on the spot market - is now being heavily scrutinized.
The container freight market is strengthening as carriers begin some 2017 negotiations, and Drewry said some shippers could see contract rates rise 20-40 percent in worst case scenarios.
The Jacksonville, Fla.-based Class I railroad has entered into discussions with outgoing Canadian Pacific Railway chief executive officer E. Hunter Harrison, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.