FedEx Corp. completed its $4.9 billion acquisition of TNT Express and will start integrating the European company into its network immediately.
The French ocean carrier received confirmation today for its estimated $2.4 billion acquisition of Neptune Orient Lines and its APL container shipping subsidiary by the Anti-monopoly Bureau of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce.
The seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index equaled 134.8 for the month, down another 2.1 percent from March and 2 percent compared with April 2015, according to the American Trucking Associations.
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The Port of Savannah will weigh export containers at no cost to help shippers comply with new International Maritime Organization requirements for providing verified gross mass data to carriers.
Ocean carriers are coming around to the idea that being part of an alliance could save them money and help them offer shippers a greater variety of routes, something airlines have long known, according to Bloomberg Gadlfy columnist Chris Bryant.
The South Florida port became the latest seaport to offer shippers the option of using scales at inbound gates to measure container weights on their behalf and relay the information to ocean carriers.