Jon Ross, a former American Shipper editor who is an expert on the air cargo industry, pointed out how various market fundamentals, along with UPS’ Boeing order, echo the general consensus that the air cargo market is about to pick back up.
Oakland Bulk & Oversized Terminal (OBOT) has sued the City of Oakland in federal court after facing strong opposition from environmentalists and others that oppose coal exports through a bulk handling terminal OBOT wants to build.
The industrial real estate services and investment management firm said it anticipates low interest rates, healthy consumer spending and strong e-commerce will boost industrial and logistics real estate growth in 2017.
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The Port of Montreal has plans for a new terminal in Contrecoeur, while DP World signed a lease in July to expand and operate the Rodney container terminal in Saint John, and new container terminals are proposed in Melford and Sydney.
The Atlanta, Ga.-based parcel giant announced rate increases for parcel and freight shippers, but the increases will vary by customer.
A survey conducted by American Shipper revealed that 40 percent of participants believe the most likely outcome of Hanjin’s predicament is that its assets will be liquidated and acquired by multiple carriers.