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09.12.2019

Targeted buys steadily build Maersk’s global logistics network

Maersk is picking off takeover targets in sectors and geographies that will advance its global integrated logistics strategy. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Over the next three to […]
09.12.2019

Special report: ‘Cargo is king’ for SAL Heavy Lift

Hamburg-based super-heavy lift carrier SAL operates a fleet of 19 HL ships with combined lift capacities from 550 mt to 2,000 mt. Photo credits: SAL Heavy […]
06.12.2019

Port of Mobile launches search for new CEO

The Port of Mobile is looking for a leader that can oversee the port’s container, auto, bulk, and breakbulk operations. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The next head […]
06.12.2019

Spate of news out of Maersk reflects reinvention pressures

A recent spree of news from Maersk comes as the world’s largest container line is looking to reinvent itself as an end-to-end logistics provider. Photo credit: […]
06.12.2019

Slowing growth darkens outlook for India’s public ports

India’s 12 major port entities saw combined container throughput slide 5.5 percent year over year in November, to 763,000 TEU. Photo credit: DP World Chennai. The […]
06.12.2019

Consumers keep wheels on US freight economy

Retail shipments are filling tractor-trailers as US manufacturing struggles to recover from a slowdown. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The freight economy is getting a visit of the […]
06.12.2019

Allcargo deal poised to reshape India logistics play

Allcargo’s acquisition of a controlling stake in Gati Ltd. give it access to a pan-India network covering some 19,000 delivery points, a fleet of more than […]
06.12.2019

Baltimore port gets funding for double-stack rail access

Maryland state officials say they have the funds to move ahead with worth that will allow double-stacked trains to go in and out of the Port […]
06.12.2019

White to step down as executive director at Port of Baltimore

The Port of Baltimore has grown volume of cargo and the number of vehicles it handles during the 18-year tenure of James J. White, executive director […]
06.12.2019

Strong shippers tie transportation, procurement

Strong shippers understand the interconnection between service and price. Photo credit: Wikicommons. Tension between a shipper’s transportation and procurement departments is a natural occurrence, but the […]