Under the renewed long-term agreement, XPO Logistics will continue to manage nine reverse logistics service centers for Leeds-based ASDA Stores, Ltd., as well as collaborate on environmental sustainability efforts.
The Sydney, Australia-based third-party logistics provider will build two new purpose-built ships with 40 percent more capacity to support trade between Victoria and Tasmania, the company said in a statement.
The Greek port saw profits for the first half of 2016 jump 5.6 percent year-over-year to 12.7 million euros, despite headwinds from a 28-day strike carried out by staff between May and June.
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Meanwhile, the Bonn, Germany-based parcel carrier is withdrawing from long-distance bus service and selling its Postbus unit to FlixMobility GmbH for an undisclosed price, Deutsche Post DHL Group said in a statement Wednesday.
Chinese authorities have said that containers from certain countries shall be subject to effective anti-mosquito treatment in order to prevent the virus from spreading, which has left many shippers concerned.
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.