XPO Logistics CEO Brad Jacobs commented on the contentious relationship between the union and his company after Teamster-affiliated protesters burst into one of the morning sessions at the JOC’s TPM Conference in Long Beach, Calif.
A significantly lower average freight rate drove Hapag-Lloyd’s revenues down 12.5 percent year-over-year in 2016 to 7.7 billion euros.
Under the newly expanded contract, Worldwide Flight Services will handle up to seven direct flights a week connecting Chicago O’Hare International Airport with Taipei and an estimated 56 million kilos in cargo annually, according to a statement from WFS.
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The Danish conglomerate said at its 2016 Capital Markets Day presentation that it wants container shipping to once again become a growth business for the company, while APM Terminals will focus less on developing and more on filling up existing facilities.
Hayes Howard, CEO of BlueWater Reporting, has analyzed recent occurrences in the container shipping industry regarding HMM’s bid to join the 2M Alliance, along with Korea Line’s purchase of certain Hanjin assets.
A coalition of 25 business groups has asked the Federal Maritime Commission to address fees imposed when shippers can't pick-up and return cargo, containers and chassis for reasons beyond their control.