The head of the French freight forwarder Logfret, Christian Millet, died Sept. 17 at the age of 58.
Crane Worldwide Logistics appoints senior director for life sciences, while Röhlig names air freight manager for Germany.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation criticized the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) saying it was told by CBP that it had concerns crew could try and jump ship due to the Hanjin situation.
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The London-based shipping research and consulting firm said carriers can’t cut costs fast enough in an industry where revenues may be $50 billion below what they were in 2014.
The shipping industry is being roiled by Hanjin’s decision to file receivership, with spot rates surging, cargo being stranded on vessels, and now lawsuits are being filed by shipowners.
The French ocean carrier, which earlier this year acquired a majority of NOL, the parent company of ocean carrier APL, will consolidate the existing transpacific businesses of its ANL and US Lines brands between North America and Asia under the APL brand.