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Monday, September 09, 2013
Last week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said in a Federal Register notice that guidelines based on the national transportation bill—Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21)—regarding FMCSA jurisdiction for anyone acting as a broker or freight forwarder are set to take effect on October 1.
Friday, March 01, 2013
Freight intermediaries are no longer happy waiting in the wings, and that’s great news for shippers who want deeper engagement as extra emphasis is placed on U.S. exports over the coming years.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. said earlier today it has reached an agreement to acquire Chicago-based freight forwarder Phoenix International Inc. for $571.5 million in cash and about $63.5 million in CHRW stock.
Saturday, September 01, 2012
With the Eurozone in full free fall, the continent’s forwarding giants continue to dominate the global market. This disconnect can be explained, say analysts, by the fact that these leaders adhere to one fundamental business practice: building upon established worldwide networks.
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Global manufacturing and retail shippers now have their eyes firmly fixed on the tentative economic condition of Europe, attempting to calculate the eventual impact the situation will have on supply chain operations in the region and the rest of the world.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Logistics Management Group News Editor interviewed Bradley S. Jacobs, chairman and CEO of XPO Logisitcs about XPO's fourth quarter earnings and the company's growth and acquisition strategies.
Tuesday, December 06, 2011
This new offering uses ferries, rail, and trucks transporting 12-foot containers, with goods picked up from one of several China-based locations
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Thursday, September 01, 2011
While industry analysts slightly differ on who belongs on the “Top 25” list this year, all agree that the most dynamic freight forwarders are only going to get bigger and smarter as the global marketplace becomes more complex.