The Northern Sea Route, which can cut 12 to 15 days off voyage times between Asia and North Europe compared to the traditional Suez Canal routing, is currently only usable during the summer season, but could be open year-round by 2020.
Major freight railroads in the United States employed 152,718 workers as of the middle of July 2016, up 0.19 percent from the previous month but down 10.71 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Surface Transportation Board.
Chinese e-commerce solutions provider Baozun Inc. created Baotong E-logistics, a wholly-owned warehousing and logistics subsidiary.
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The German forwarder discussed at a press conference in Chicago Wednesday its $137 million investment plan in the U.S. domestic and cross-border e-commerce market, along with its vast expansion in the “Windy City.”
Ocean carriers MSC, Hapag-Lloyd, Hamburg Sud and UASC will be shaking things up on the Europe-Middle East/ISC trade.
The third-party logistics provider’s two reporting segments – transportation and logistics – both experienced year-over-year increases in operating income and gross revenues resulting from various acquisitions throughout 2015.