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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A survey conducted by American Shipper revealed nearly three in four beneficial cargo owners and intermediaries currently have cargo on Hanjin vessels, and most are predicting rates will rise in the short- and long-term.
A hearing will be held Tuesday in a U.S. bankruptcy court in Newark, N.J. to consider the South Korean ocean carrier’s request to have its rehabilitation proceeding in bankruptcy court in Korea recognized under Chapter 15 of the U.S. bankruptcy code.
The San Francisco-based freight forwarder, which has now raised a total of $94 million to fund global expansion, said it is constructing a new operating system for global trade that will unite the world in a seamless web of commerce.