Shipment volumes for the month slid 1.2 percent from November, but were up 3.5 percent compared with the same 2015 period following a 0.5 percent year-over-year decrease the previous month, according to the latest Cass Freight Index Report.
The U.S. requested a trade enforcement action against Canada in the World Trade Organization, alleging that British Columbia discriminates against U.S. and other imported wines by allowing only its own province’s wines to be sold on grocery store shelves.
Target CIO Mike McNamara said at the National Retail Federation’s annual conference Monday in New York that the company has focused on fewer projects and more in-sourced engineering work.
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The Danish ocean carrier’s plan to acquire Hamburg Süd in 2017 caps a landmark year for consolidation in the container shipping industry, noted Mario Cordero, the chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission.
Although exports from Japan in September fell 6.9 percent from a year prior to 5.97 trillion yen, the decline was not as sharp as analysts had projected.
The Israeli container carrier told American Shipper Friday it is rejecting the rumor that it has intentions to sell its global shipping operations to instead become a regional Mediterranean carrier.