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SEKO Logistics doing it their way - Exclusive interview [18/May/2015]

Mergers and acquisitions continue to pick up in the logistics market as providers look to expand but SEKO Logistics is taking a different road with investment from a PE firm. The company’s CEO explains his approach in an exclusive interview with Ti’s Cathy Roberson. Read Full Article...

Canada Post moves further away from home delivery [11/May/2015]

Common concerns over declining mail, rising costs, declining profits, increasing competition and rising parcel volumes are heard form post offices all over the world. The common solution appears to be to move away from home delivery and Canada Post is leading the way. Read Full Article...

Air cargo benefits from US port troubles [07/May/2015]

The first quarter ended on a positive note for Asian air cargo providers with FTKs rising through the period, partly as a result of the disruption to US west coast ports. Read Full Article...

XPO buys again and reduces losses [06/May/2015]

XPO Logistics keeps on making acquisitions. Yesterday, (5/5/2015) it announced the purchase of Bridge Terminal Transport Services, “one of the largest asset-light drayage providers in the United States” for US$100m. Read Full Article...

YRC Worldwide revenue down but yields improving [04/May/2015]

YRC Worldwide, the trucking company given up for good a few years ago, appears to be making a comeback. According to its CEO, James Welch, the company has moved through several phases and now is entering its profitability phase even though there is still much more to do. Read Full Article...

UPS starts 2015 with double-digit operating profit growth [29/Apr/2015]

UPS’ first quarter earnings seem to have pleased investors as it reported a 1.4% increase in revenue to $14.0bn and an 11% gain in operating profit of $1.7bn. This in turn resulted in a 14.0% increase in EPS for the quarter. Read Full Article...

XPO Logistics goes to Europe for its latest acquisition [29/Apr/2015]

XPO Logistics has made its biggest acquisition yet and as a result, made that much anticipated leap onto the global logistics stage. Yesterday the US-based company announced its intent to acquire French-based Norbert Dentressangle for $3.53bn. Read Full Article...

Amazon and Ebay – showing their age? [27/Apr/2015]

Among the pioneers of the dot com revolution, Amazon and Ebay have innovated and expanded to keep up with the ever changing global environment. But has it been enough? Are these two e-commerce titans able to take on the growing number of start-ups as well as the omni-channel strategy adopted by brick and mortars? Read Full Article...

As Q2 begins the SLCI suggests a hint of hesitancy is growing [21/Apr/2015]

Slipping 1.0 point to 56.3, the Stifel Logistics Confidence Index has noted a bit of hesitancy in the European freight forwarding market for the month of April. Both air and sea sub-indices recorded declines for the month as a strengthening US dollar and sluggish Asia contributed to the slip. Read Full Article...

Cuba - Potentially a major transhipment hub of the Caribbean [20/Apr/2015]

As Cuba-US relations begin to thaw there’s anticipation of the eventual lifting of the 54 year old trade embargo. The possibilities are great and could position Cuba as a major transhipment hub. But, an emphasis on infrastructure improvements will be necessary to even consider this possibility. Read Full Article...

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