The Singapore-based provider of logistics facilities in China, Japan and Brazil, has signed new agreements totaling 37,000 square meters (398,000 square feet) with two third-party logistics (3PL) providers in China.
Wheels, founded in 1988, provides intermodal and truck brokerage services throughout the U.S. and Canada along with third party logistics solutions and value added warehouse and distribution service offerings in support of U.S. shippers looking to access
China has been delivering on promises to open more cities to international trade, allowing meat importers to cut freight costs and get meat to hugely populous central regions of the country, according to globalmeatnews.com.
The I-69 Thumb Region is within a 5-hour freight travel time to a market that comprises 32 million residents, including cities such as Chicago, Toronto, Buffalo, Sault Ste. Marie, Cincinnati and Indianapolis.
The devaluation of the rouble has caused a slump in Turkish fruit and vegetable exports to Russia, with data published by the West Mediterranean Exporters’ Union (BAIB) revealing a 20 percent fall in the volume shipped during November and December.