Logistics Providers

Logistics Providers

In-depth coverage of air freight-forwarders, including earnings, rates, volume and more.

Webcasts

US-Canada Trade: Analyzing the Outlook
May 2, 2019 2:00PM EDT
US-Mexico Trade: A New Era Takes Shape for Importers and Exporters
May 16, 2019 2:00PM EDT

Commentary

Three issues will have a major impact on the container shipping world for all stakeholders in 2019: trade squabbles, carrier capacity management, and low-sulfur fuel cost recovery.

News & Analysis

01 Apr 2019
The largest 50 US trucking firms saw their share of for-hire revenue jump by double-digits last year compared with pre-recession levels, as shippers give bigger carriers more business.
28 Mar 2019
With roughly one-third of an average US inbound FCL container empty, the forwarder has created a product to match compatible LCL and FCL cargo, giving FCL shippers a discount to compensate for additional transit time.
25 Mar 2019
Those wondering how the rapidly expanding logistics provider plans to turn a recent $1 billion funding round into profits in the short term may be asking the wrong question.
21 Mar 2019
Shippers should be on the lookout for increases in trucking and parcel accessorial charges as freight rates come under increasing pressure.
07 Mar 2019
Soren Skou tells TPM19 Maersk's latest foray into integrated logistics will be more successful thanks to its dominant market share and widespread digitization throughout the container shipping industry.
06 Mar 2019
With far fewer carriers operating much larger vessels, the maritime shipping landscape has changed dramatically since the first stages of containerization 60 years ago, and the industry may be on the cusp of the next phase in its evolution.
26 Feb 2019
Double-digit revenue increases may be more difficult to come by this year than in 2018, but profits and acquisitions are expected to fuel the fastest-growing truckload and LTL companies.
26 Feb 2019
Rising demand on its Asia-Europe express network is seeing UPS make some big investments in infrastructure and aircraft capacity to keep up.
25 Feb 2019
The e-commerce giant will need large and midsized shippers to grow its budding NVO business, but questions remain about whether such shippers will want to work with a company that is both a service provider and a competitor.
22 Feb 2019
The e-commerce behemoth is already exerting greater control over its internal supply chain, but if Amazon were to build out and market logistics as a distinct service, it would forever redraw the lines between ocean freight and the rest of the global supply chain.
21 Feb 2019
CEO Ryan Petersen tells JOC.com Flexport will use the new funding to build out its physical infrastructure and scale up its engineering team, not for mergers and acquisitions.
15 Feb 2019
Despite a forecast loss of $600 million in e-commerce revenue, XPO Logistics expects to increase revenue 3-5 percent in 2019, as it enters a more mature phase of growth.
15 Feb 2019
All is not well among Panalpina's shareholders, and the DSV takeover bid has brought the disenchantment with the company management to a head.
14 Feb 2019
COO and soon-to-be CEO Bob Biesterfeld tells JOC.com US truckload rates are likely to continue to rise in 2019 despite a rebalancing of capacity.
14 Feb 2019
Consolidation in the GTM software space and Maersk's purchase of customs broker Vandergrift are signs shippers want to more closely link logistics and compliance activities.
13 Feb 2019
CFO Michael Sirat tells JOC.com CEVA will compete for the container carrier’s business like any other forwarder.
08 Feb 2019
The 2019 edition of the annual JOC 3PL Services Directory was compiled by industry research and consulting firm Armstrong & Associates and contains more than 500 third-party logistics providers. The directory includes their geographic reach, contact information, website, and services across supply chain, transportation, and warehouse management, as well as any specialized services.
07 Feb 2019
Jens Bjørn Andersen told JOC.com the highly fragmented forwarding industry is in need of consolidation and the additional scale would benefit DSV customers and shareholders alike.
05 Feb 2019
A brave new world of complex supply chains, consumer demands, and urbanization means problems rooted in truck capacity and driver availability are likely to get worse, regardless of the economic cycle.
04 Feb 2019
Concor has entered into a strategic cooperation deal with Russia’s JSC RZD Logistics.
31 Jan 2019
The fuel efficiency of Zeamarine's newbuildings will be advantageous, and it will also be looking at scrubber technology and durability, Zeamarine president and CEO Andre Grikitis said.
Veracruz port.
31 Jan 2019
The growth in Mexican container volumes has slowed as cargo through Pacific ports rises faster than the Gulf Coast's ports for first time in five years.
Freight forwarder technology.
31 Jan 2019
Middle market software-as-a-service product is designed to democratize access to software tools that most small to midsize forwarders couldn’t afford to build themselves.
Port of Dover.
31 Jan 2019
UK forwarders, shippers, and ferry operators fear that any delay caused by customs checks will quickly lead to extensive bottlenecks and disruption.
A nacelle being transported.
31 Jan 2019
US ports specializing in the handling of wind components and the heavy-haul truck lines are gearing up for an increase in wind projects.
Containers stacked at a port.
30 Jan 2019
Stakeholders at the public container gateway worked harder to improve efficiency, amid ever-challenging market conditions.
Truck US.
30 Jan 2019
This stark rates dichotomy within the truckload industry is directly tied to shipping patterns.
Rotterdam port.
30 Jan 2019
The injection of vessels comes as demand growth of Asia-Europe westbound volume slows.
A wind farm in the United States.
30 Jan 2019
Several US ports, many in the Gulf, are expecting a surge in wind cargo during the next 24 months.
A petrochemical plant.
30 Jan 2019
The US petrochemical buildout is being driven by the availability of cheap ethane.
Freight at a rail yard.
30 Jan 2019
Security and service problems face Mexico's intermodal sector as it seeks to expand its share of the reefer market.
Port of Oakland,
29 Jan 2019
Truck turn time information is the latest feature added to the Oakland portal.
DSV Logistics.
29 Jan 2019
European forwarders are trying to blunt ocean carriers from encroaching on their business.
Blockchain and container shipping.
29 Jan 2019
New research shows blockchain technology has a way to go before convincing the majority of enterprises of its near-term value.
Port of Long Beach.
28 Jan 2019
The ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Oakland are investing billions in physical infrastructure, digitization, and process improvements to relieve congestion and speed container transport.