The Northern Sea Route, which can cut 12 to 15 days off voyage times between Asia and North Europe compared to the traditional Suez Canal routing, is currently only usable during the summer season, but could be open year-round by 2020.
Major freight railroads in the United States employed 152,718 workers as of the middle of July 2016, up 0.19 percent from the previous month but down 10.71 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Surface Transportation Board.
Chinese e-commerce solutions provider Baozun Inc. created Baotong E-logistics, a wholly-owned warehousing and logistics subsidiary.
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However, individual terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will negotiate directly with chassis leasing companies over compensation for storing chassis and providing services to lessors.
Meanwhile, the Korea Herald said HMM is looking for a new CEO with possible candidates including former HMM CEO Noh Jeong-ik and former APL CEO Ron Widdows, while Widdows informed American Shipper the report was just speculation and he is not involved.
Non-asset based logistics company KFS, Inc., which has been in business for over twenty-five years, has been acquired by Business Intelligence Group.