Hyundai Merchant Marine (HHM), Hanjin Shipping and Yang Ming Marine Transportation Corp. are due to start the West Latin Express (WLX) service on July 11, which will be operated with 10 vessels of 5,500 TEUs.
ColdEx, which began as a transportation provider, provides logistical support and distribution services to well-known international brands operating in India, including Subway, Domino’s Pizza, Starbucks and KFC.
The Harvard team was briefed by Al Islami about halal food production and the vision of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, prime minister and vice president of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, to establish UAE as the capital of the world halal economy.
West Coast ports disruption continues despite a recent agreement between port employers and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILU), according to Peter Friedmann, executive director of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (ATC).
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which make up a combined 40 percent of U.S. container imports, declined by 19 and 20 percent so far in 2015, while the port of New York/Newark has increased container imports by 8 percent this year.
The protests demanding lower diesel fuel prices and higher payments to cover freight costs were concentrated in southern Brazil in its final days, blocking meat exports and leaving some grocery stores with bare shelves.
Blue Bird is hoping to create a company that offers a full range of logistics services, including warehousing, to big-name clients such as convenience store chain 7-Eleven and consumer products giant P&G.
The location of the São Paulo control tower is beneficial as many of TMC’s current and prospective customers are large multinational shippers that have a presence in South America and are looking to achieve global supply chain visibility and control.
Harold Coxson, attorney at Washington, D.C.-based Ogletree Deakins law firm, gives a history of the PMA-ILWU dispute and how it could lead to the government stepping in to stop a lockout or worker's strike.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's new leftist government has sought to cancel key terms of Athens' bailout program from international lenders, including what it calls the "crime" of selling off strategic national assets.
The PMA issued an ultimatum of “continued slowdowns or gold-standard wages and benefits,” offering a three percent year-on-year wage increase for ILWU full-time workers, following three months of port slow-downs across the US West Coast.