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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Datamyne provided American Shipper with statistics illustrating how some non-vessel-operating common carriers pulled U.S. import volume from Hanjin ships prior to August, while others ramped up their use of the financially stricken carrier.
Several ocean carriers have decided to launch various routes in order to fill the void from Hanjin’s halted operation.
With 13 of the top 20 container lines reporting combined losses of $2.5 billion in the first half alone, industry losses will likely range from $8 billion to $10 billion for the full year, according to Lars Jensen, CEO of SeaIntelligence Consulting.