Major freight railroads in the United States employed 152,426 workers as of the middle of June 2016, down 0.2 percent from the previous month and 11.55 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Surface Transportation Board.
Asset-light third-party logistics provider Landstar System posted a net income of $61.5 million on $1.49 billion in revenues for the first half of 2016, decreases of 12.8 percent and 8.8 percent, respectively, compared with the same 2015 period.
The 8,530-TEU CSCL container vessel Xin Fei Zhou scraped its side against the wall of one of the recently inaugurated locks of the important Central American waterway, according to a report from the Associated Press.
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At Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd.’s shareholder meeting last week, votes against CEO Eizo Murakami surged threefold to 330,094 from last year.
Ocean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine joining the 2M Alliance - comprised of Maersk Line and MSC - has fueled speculation about Maersk’s ultimate motives, but the short term impact is a larger share on the transpacific trade, especially from Korea.
Ocean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine, which has been struggling to turn a profit in recent years, signed a memorandum of understanding with 2M Alliance members Maersk Line and MSC to join their major east-west vessel sharing agreement.