Freight operators are hoping a shift for big store owners fuels a shipping rebound heading into the fall.
Shipping executives say recent double-digit declines from last year’s big growth mask long-term gains.
Flexport plans to build a truck brokerage operation to move goods more efficiently within North America, as the freight forwarder looks to build on its acquisition of Shopify’s logistics assets by extending its business into a factory-to-door distribution service.
Manufacturers of electric vehicles and parts are leasing more space as e-commerce pulls back from its rapid expansion during the pandemic.
The France-based company is adding factories in Texas and Mexico to meet growing demand in North America, in line with its strategy of producing goods closer to where they are sold.
Founders and investors say the days of growth at all costs are over as venture-capital firms rein back risk-taking.
Ceres Terminals performs cargo handling at some major gateways and runs container terminals at secondary ports.
The shareholder has questioned the shipping-services company’s push into e-commerce.
Shipping industry officials say they may be weeks away from a multiyear contract covering dockworkers from California to Washington state.
Sale of Deliverr and 6 River Systems effectively ends its bid to run its own logistics operation for its merchant customers.
A slowdown in orders from big importers bring prices to ‘unsustainable’ levels ahead of ocean shipping’s busiest season.
The aim is to speed development of advanced semiconductors through “inclusive innovation.”