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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Crisis in Syria, Libya and elsewhere have generated massive flows of migrants, increasing the risk of stowaways on cargo vessels, a port official said.
The truckload transportation and logistics services provider reported a net income of $24.7 million in the second quarter of 2016 and $47.2 million in the first half of 2016, year-over-year decreases of 10.7 percent and 17.4 percent, respectively.
The Advanced Air Cargo Screening pilot program has been analyzing pre-departure shipment data from voluntary participants for over five years, but U.S. Customs said it wants to iron out details before promulgating a rule for the entire air cargo industry.