The asset-light transportation and logistics services provider posted a net income of $1.8 million for the quarter and $4.9 million for the first six months of the year, year-over-year declines of 89.1 percent and 83.8 percent, respectively.
Association of American Railroads President and CEO Edward R. Hamberger expressed how the rail industry’s position, which remains unchanged, claims forced access is an ill-conceived approach that compromises the efficiency of the entire network.
The Rome, Ga.-based freight broker’s purchase of Apex Freight Services will allow Scott Logistics to expand its market presence and contribute $20 million in additional annual revenues, according to a statement from the company.
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Ocean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine joining the 2M Alliance - comprised of Maersk Line and MSC - has fueled speculation about Maersk’s ultimate motives, but the short term impact is a larger share on the transpacific trade, especially from Korea.
After a weak first quarter in 2016, east-west capacity rebounded slightly in advance of the traditional summer peak season, but overcapacity, decreased volumes and low rates continued to drive carriers into the ever-changing alliance game.
Ocean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine, which has been struggling to turn a profit in recent years, signed a memorandum of understanding with 2M Alliance members Maersk Line and MSC to join their major east-west vessel sharing agreement.