The Northern Sea Route, which can cut 12 to 15 days off voyage times between Asia and North Europe compared to the traditional Suez Canal routing, is currently only usable during the summer season, but could be open year-round by 2020.
Major freight railroads in the United States employed 152,718 workers as of the middle of July 2016, up 0.19 percent from the previous month but down 10.71 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Surface Transportation Board.
Chinese e-commerce solutions provider Baozun Inc. created Baotong E-logistics, a wholly-owned warehousing and logistics subsidiary.
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Southern California's so called "Blue Cut Fire" has disrupted BNSF and Union Pacific rail traffic, including intermodal traffic moving to and from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, but some train lines and highways are reopening.
The voyage data recorder from the El Faro, the cargo ship that sank during Hurricane Joaquin on Oct. 1, 2015, has officially been retrieved.
The Greenwich, Conn.-based third-party logistics provider’s CEO Brad Jacobs is bullish on his company's technology focus as it secures $1.6 billion in debt refinancing that will lower interest payments 12 percent over the next five years.