The Swiss-based freight forwarding and logistics company is best known for its air and freight forwarding business, but has successfully added warehousing and distribution, along with related outsourced services, to its portfolio over the years.
Although harvesting has picked up in West Africa, bean deliveries in top grower Ivory Coast continue to lag behind last season's pace.
The Persian Gulf nation signed an agreement with India and Afghanistan this week to develop its southern Chabahar port along the Gulf of Oman coast.
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The 19 ocean carrier members of the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association are collaborating with six major East and Gulf coast ports to establish a common streamlined “Terminal Weighing Approach."
The S.C. Ports Authority has spelled out how it will use on-terminal scales to help shippers comply with new SOLAS rules for declaring the accurate weight of containers to their ocean carrier.
Ports that insist on "no doc/no gate" policies with regard to verified container weights could lose business, the company's export manager says.