The Bonn, Germany-based parcel carrier said it will impose a 4.9 percent general average price increase for its U.S. account holders, effective Jan. 2.
U.S. beef export volumes in August, which were the highest since October 2014, rose 26.9 percent from August 2015 thanks to increased beef exports to Hong Kong, Korea, Japan and Mexico.
The Eden Prairie, Minn.-based third-party logistics provider opened a new global forwarding office in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Peak season capacity took a major hit in third quarter 2016 as carriers scrambled to replace services interrupted by Hanjin Shipping’s Aug. 31 bankruptcy announcement.
The Federal Aviation Administration told Braille Battery to stop shipping lithium-ion batteries by air transport or the company will risk criminal prosecution and fines.
An MSC spokesperson told American Shipper the reason it sold its interest in Genoa, Italy-based logistics company Aprile to Savino Del Bene was to exit the freight forwarding business.
DHL Supply Chain picks transportation president, while Kane Is Able names senior VP of transportation and solutions.
XPO Logistics said the sale of its truckload operations includes approximately 3,000 tractors, 7,500 trailers and 29 facilities it acquired in its October 2015 purchase of Con-way Inc., and proceeds will be used to pay down debt.
The less-than-truckload carrier reported a net income of $85.6 million on revenues of $782.6 million for the third quarter of 2016, year-over-year increases of 1.4 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively.