The third-party logsitics company's Americas division has carved out a group to create a host of customized transportation services, including cross-border, forward inventory handling, and managed transportation solutions.
John Urban, who is a founder and former president of GT Nexus, served as an executive with APL and was also president of domestic intermodal carrier NPSC.
Florida East Coast Railway Holdings Corp. will be acquired by GMéxico Transportes S.A. de C.V. in an all cash transaction.
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In addition, Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas Container Line is scheduled to receive a series of 20,000-TEU ships later this year.
The International Longshoremen’s Association is calling for a shutdown of ports along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, and a march in Washington.
APL said it will offer day-definite arrival of shipments using its Eagle Express service from ports in the Far East to rail yards in Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, El Paso, Kansas City and Memphis.