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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The voyage data recorder from the U.S.-flag cargo ship that sank Oct. 1, 2015 near the Bahamas was in good condition and revealed bridge audio, weather data and navigational data.
The private equity firm, which is known for investing in logistics technology, has invested $255 million in BlueGrace Logistics, whose business is largely built around less-than-truckload brokerage and enterprise supply chain management services.
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.