The Swiss-based global logistics services provider will use INTTRA's eVGM product to help its customers meet a container weight verification rule set to go into effect July 1.
Peter Friedmann accused container lines of bungling the International Maritime Organization's new container weight verification requirement, and said some now realize they face high internal costs unless they offer a more flexible approach.
FedEx Corp. completed its $4.9 billion acquisition of TNT Express and will start integrating the European company into its network immediately.
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The proposed ocean carrier alliance will include Hapag-Lloyd of Germany; Japan's MOL, NYK and "K" Line; Taiwan-based Yang Ming; and South Korean line Hanjin, and could potentially add Dubai-based UASC and Korea's HMM down the road.
When the new locks slide open to receive traffic for the first time in late June, the reverberations will be felt from Asian gas terminals to Great Plains farms and ports from Miami to Long Beach to Santiago.
Georgia Ports Authority elects chairman and Yusen Logistics Mexico picks new president, while Dayton Freight Lines names corporate account manager and Alliance Shippers appoints national accounts manager.