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  • FedEx (FDX) 3rd Quarter Earnings: What to Expect - Nasdaq

    FedEx (FDX) 3rd Quarter Earnings: What to Expect  NasdaqiStock photoAfter a turbulent 2018, shares of FedEx (FDX) have kept pace with the market this year, but bulls aren't feeling confident about...

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  • Supply chain radar: Bye Bye Ceva – it was short but shockingly good for the speculators

    Supply chain radar: Bye Bye Ceva – it was short but shockingly good for the speculators

    So, this morning the following release from Ceva Logistics – in which CMA CGM will end up owning close to a 100% stake eventually – landed into my inbox. It simply means that the investors who got...

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  • Ship owners worry about clean fuel bill as ports ban 'scrubbers' - Reuters

    Ship owners worry about clean fuel bill as ports ban 'scrubbers' - Reuters

    Ship owners worry about clean fuel bill as ports ban 'scrubbers'  ReutersMore ports around the world are banning ships from using a fuel cleaning system that pumps waste water into the sea, one of...

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  • Market Insight: Recession’s in abeyance, but risks to world trade continue to lurk

    Market Insight: Recession’s in abeyance, but risks to world trade continue to lurk

    Each year, the annual Transpacific Maritime (TPM) conference opens with a keynote speech from IHS Markit chief economist Nariman Behravesh (pictured above). It acts as a an economic backdrop to...

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  • Technology and Tenacity: The Right Time for Transformational Change

    Technology and Tenacity: The Right Time for Transformational Change

    We are an industry of industries. But we all want the same things — cleaner cities and safer roads. Working together is how we get them. Carlton Rose | UPS I have one big problem with predictions:...

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  • Supply chain radar: CMA CGM + Ceva + Geodis – the endgame

    Supply chain radar: CMA CGM + Ceva + Geodis – the endgame

    A likely French revolution in global logistics has put my brain in motion lately, given a number of domestic scenarios I’ve drafted that not only are compelling on paper, but also make a lot of...

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  • Many unhappy returns: Why sending back too much stuff may get you blacklisted - CBS News

    Many unhappy returns: Why sending back too much stuff may get you blacklisted - CBS News

    Many unhappy returns: Why sending back too much stuff may get you blacklisted  CBS NewsLiberal shipping policies are creating mountains of unwanted merchandise, and causing some stores to track...

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  • Shipping At Scale: How To Adjust When Your Distribution Needs Are Growing - Forbes

    Shipping At Scale: How To Adjust When Your Distribution Needs Are Growing - Forbes

    Shipping At Scale: How To Adjust When Your Distribution Needs Are Growing  ForbesMembers of Young Entrepreneur Council share tips on shifting your business' operations from small-volume shipping...

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  • Supply chain radar: Panalpina committed to a ‘fair level playing field’ for DSV and Agility – but is an Agility deal update due soon?

    Supply chain radar: Panalpina committed to a ‘fair level playing field’ for DSV and Agility – but is an Agility deal update due soon?

    There is growing speculation among the minority shareholders of Panalpina, as well as a few other side market sources, that an announcement concerning Agility could emerge before the extraordinary...

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  • World's largest shipping company is looking for tech innovation. Indian startups maybe the answer - Economic Times

    World's largest shipping company is looking for tech innovation. Indian startups maybe the answer - Economic Times

    World's largest shipping company is looking for tech innovation. Indian startups maybe the answer  Economic TimesOceanPro by Maersk, the first of its kind startup accelerator within the shipping...

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  • WSJ: DHL’s Appel won’t enter logistics M&A market

    WSJ: DHL’s Appel won’t enter logistics M&A market

    WSJ reports: “The world’s largest logistics provider is steering clear of the sector’s increasingly active mergers-and-acquisitions market.” To read the full story, please click here (subscription...

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  • Nowports, the Mexican startup for international logistics, joins Y-Combinator's W19 batch - Contxto

    Nowports, the Mexican startup for international logistics, joins Y-Combinator's W19 batch - Contxto

    Nowports, the Mexican startup for international logistics, joins Y-Combinator's W19 batch  ContxtoContxto - Nowports, the sprouting Mexican startup that aims to transform the freights and shipping...

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  • ‘Fantastic’ year for Lufthansa Cargo, with revenue and profits on the up

    ‘Fantastic’ year for Lufthansa Cargo, with revenue and profits on the up

    Lufthansa Cargo’s year trended upward in 2018, its results show, but early problems seen across its Europe and Middle East/Africa operations remain in play. Lufthansa group chief financial officer...

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  • Market Insight: Maersk’s 4PL ambitions – “What do they know about SCM and forwarding? Nothing”

    Market Insight: Maersk’s 4PL ambitions – “What do they know about SCM and forwarding? Nothing”

    I was having a fascinating and rather entertaining call with Mr Ocean, talking about Korean and Japanese freight forwarders and then, rather obviously, AP Møller-Maersk (APMM) and its ambitious...

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  • Australia needs a dedicated air freight body

    Australia needs a dedicated air freight body

    Air freight’s importance to the Australian economy is set to rise in the coming years. According to reports, some A$119bn (US$84.4bn) will be flown in and out of the country in bellyholds alone...

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  • Air freight must change: it’s not ready to meet the growing demands of e-commerce

    Air freight must change: it’s not ready to meet the growing demands of e-commerce

    The air freight industry needs to change dramatically as it undergoes a “paradigm shift” from the demands of e-commerce.  The e-commerce companies are revolutionising the industry: Amazon Air,...

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  • DB Schenker-Einride partnership to begin driverless electric truck trials

    DB Schenker-Einride partnership to begin driverless electric truck trials

    Sweden’s government has approved a pilot phase for autonomous electric trucks on its roads, as it seeks to tackle increasing pollution. Developed by Swedish start-up Einride, the T-Pod truck will...

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  • Seaspan turnover tops $1bn in 2018 and eyes an IMO 2020 bonus on the way

    Seaspan turnover tops $1bn in 2018 and eyes an IMO 2020 bonus on the way

    Seaspan Corporation is bullish on the prospects for the charter market for the second half of the year, as ocean carriers look for tonnage to take over from ships being fitted with scrubbers. The...

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  • Robust performance from DP World, with new acquisitions ready to make their mark

    Robust performance from DP World, with new acquisitions ready to make their mark

    DP World today reported a 4.2% increase in 2018 revenue, to $5.65bn across its global terminals. The Dubai-headquartered terminal operator reported an adjusted ebitda of $2.8bn, giving it an...

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  • Supply chain radar: A CEVA Logistics de-listing on its way as investors jump ship?

    Supply chain radar: A CEVA Logistics de-listing on its way as investors jump ship?

    Today’s news concerning CMA CGM and CEVA Logistics is, perhaps, unexpected – but the French carrier can always blame the law of unexpected consequences after it emerged that, according to...

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