The Houston, Texas-based third-party logistics provider moved into a new 34,000-square-foot warehouse and office complex adjacent to the London Heathrow Airport in an effort to enhance its UK market presence.
SEKO Logistics named Michael Christensen president of SaaS and CPO of International Supply Chain Solutions to lead a new business unit focusing on the third-party logistics provider’s service-as-a-software technology solutions.
Reported cargo thefts in the state of Rio de Janeiro for the second quarter surged 34 percent year-over-year to 2,151 reported incidents as the nation’s economy continues to shed jobs.
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The voyage data recorder from the U.S.-flag cargo ship that sank Oct. 1, 2015 near the Bahamas was in good condition and revealed bridge audio, weather data and navigational data.
Until now, Freightos has focused on helping forwarders quote faster, but since January, the logistics technology provider has been beta testing its China-to-United States marketplace.
The ocean shipping e-commerce platform saw first half transactions across its platform increase 17 percent year-over-year, compared to less than 4 percent growth in overall container volume through May.