The Massachusetts Department of Transportation awarded funds to seven projects expected to take 37,000 truck trips off state roads annually under the 2016 Industrial Rail Access Program, the department said in a statement.
The latest round of funding for freight forwarder Flexport shows early stage venture capital groups are nowhere near burned out on logistics technology startups.
AAGEX Freight Group appoints VPs, while MIC Customs Solutions names project manager.
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Ten empty containers fell overboard the 14,000-TEU MSC Alexandra after its collision with a tanker in the Singapore Straight Wednesday at around 23:55 local time.
Ocean carrier MSC has started investing in TRAXENS, a French start-up that produces technology for ocean container tracking.
Third-party logistics providers like Expeditors International of Washington have traditionally benefitted from disruptions in direct shipper/carrier relationships, according to a recent client note from William Blair Equity Research.