The Swiss-based freight forwarding and logistics company is best known for its air and freight forwarding business, but has successfully added warehousing and distribution, along with related outsourced services, to its portfolio over the years.
Although harvesting has picked up in West Africa, bean deliveries in top grower Ivory Coast continue to lag behind last season's pace.
The Persian Gulf nation signed an agreement with India and Afghanistan this week to develop its southern Chabahar port along the Gulf of Oman coast.
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Container transport revenues at the Danish shipping conglomerate fell 20 percent year-over-year for the quarter due to a 26 percent decline in average freight rates.
The S.C. Ports Authority has spelled out how it will use on-terminal scales to help shippers comply with new SOLAS rules for declaring the accurate weight of containers to their ocean carrier.
The proposed ocean carrier alliance will include Hapag-Lloyd of Germany; Japan's MOL, NYK and "K" Line; Taiwan-based Yang Ming; and South Korean line Hanjin, and could potentially add Dubai-based UASC and Korea's HMM down the road.