XPO Logistics CEO Brad Jacobs commented on the contentious relationship between the union and his company after Teamster-affiliated protesters burst into one of the morning sessions at the JOC’s TPM Conference in Long Beach, Calif.
A significantly lower average freight rate drove Hapag-Lloyd’s revenues down 12.5 percent year-over-year in 2016 to 7.7 billion euros.
Under the newly expanded contract, Worldwide Flight Services will handle up to seven direct flights a week connecting Chicago O’Hare International Airport with Taipei and an estimated 56 million kilos in cargo annually, according to a statement from WFS.
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BlueWater Reporting has provided an update on what information is available in regards to the new ocean carrier alliance networks scheduled to take effect in April.
As many as 100 more Panamax vessels - containerships with a capacity of 4,000-5,000 TEUs - need to be scrapped before owners see any significant increase in demand and charter rates, according to the latest weekly report from industry analyst Alphaliner.
Federal Maritime Commissioner Rebecca Dye said the reduction from four to three major container shipping alliances should decrease rates on the transpacific trade, but the decline could be offset by upward rate pressure due to expected mergers.