The Danish ocean carrier’s plan to acquire Hamburg Süd in 2017 caps a landmark year for consolidation in the container shipping industry, noted Mario Cordero, the chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration today announced a final rule establishing a national database for the drug and alcohol testing records of commercial truck and bus drivers.
Transportation and logistics companies added 8,900 positions last month, following a revised 12,200-job increase in October, according to recent preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor.
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An MSC spokesperson told American Shipper the reason it sold its interest in Genoa, Italy-based logistics company Aprile to Savino Del Bene was to exit the freight forwarding business.
Descartes Systems Group has acquired 4Solutions, an Australia-based provider of cloud-based business-to-business supply chain solutions, for about $2.7 million
Dunavant Global Logistics Group has opened an operation in Shenzhen and Hong Kong, in addition to acquiring longtime Mobile, Ala.-based customs broker John M. Brining Inc.