Tuesday, February 21, 2012
The number of containers passing through Hamburg rose 14 percent in 2011
Data from Panjiva showed gains from December to January for both United States-bound waterborne shipments and the number of manufacturers shipping to the U.S.
FedEx recently announced that its FedEx Express subsidiary has expanded its network coverage from Asia to Middle East markets.
Posted on 02/21 at 11:15 AM
Asia Pacific •
While UPS has made a bid and FedEx has yet to join the party, TNT focuses on recovering recent losses.
Monday, February 20, 2012
While mainstream media reports suggest that open seas piracy has decreased, shipping experts note that the crisis is worse than ever
In 2011, the port handled 5.5 million TEU (Twenty-foot equivalent units), which is 4 percent better than 2010 and topped the previous record from 2007.
In a move to realign its business focus, AirNet Systems, Inc. express air cargo airline announced the launch of AirNet Cargo Charter Services
Posted on 02/20 at 08:41 AM
Air Cargo •
Air Freight •
Friday, February 17, 2012
Reports out of Europe today are stating that Netherlands-based TNT NV, a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator, rejected an offer by UPS for TNT’s express business.
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Greg Lehmkuhl, president of Con-way Freight, about the less-than-truckload industry, industry regulations, and pricing and capacity, among other topics.
Total January volume was 474,960 TEU, which was down 3.9 percent annually.