The parcel carrier’s expedited shipping segment will raise prices by an average of 3.9 percent in Germany, effective Jan. 1, 2017, with prices in other countries varying based on local conditions, the company said in a statement.
Watco Supply Chain Services has introduced a new international division that will operate as a registered non-vessel operating common carrier and an indirect air carrier, the company said in a statement.
Regulators in the United Kingdom ordered Amazon UK Services Ltd. to pay 65,000 British pounds (U.S. $84,288.92) for four counts of “causing dangerous goods to be delivered for carriage in an aircraft,” according to the country’s Civil Aviation Authority.
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Guy Courtin, vice president of industry and solution strategy at GT Nexus, said shippers should think of visibility as a tool to monitor and connect all of their trading partners, whether product suppliers or transportation vendors.
Six armed men boarded the 1,708-TEU containership Windhoek yesterday while it was at anchor in West Africa, stealing money and valuables before fleeing the scene, according to a report from maritime news outlet Splash 24/7.
The Singapore-listed containership owner and operator is unable to meet on-going coupon and principal payments on $100 million Singapore (U.S. $73.2 million) on 8.45 percent notes due May 2017, the company said in a presentation to noteholders.