Logistics News

  • Amazon poised to enter global logistics market

    Mar 6, 2019 — One strategy to keep shipping costs low is moving more of the company's shipping in-house instead of relying on third parties such as UPS, FedEx, or USPS. Rather than simply looking to shrink its shipping cost, experts say that Amazon is adding another business to its roster: shipping and delivery.
  • Challenges to US urban supply chains mount

    Feb 6, 2019 — Problems rooted in truck capacity and driver availability are likely to get worse, rather than better, regardless of the economic cycle. “Relentless competition” and widespread urbanization are two of the top trends that will reshape trucking and logistics in the US and elsewhere as e-commerce expectations set by Amazon and its customers challenge traditional delivery strategies.
  • DSV-Panalpina deal could get 'messy' as the offer is considered

    Jan 23, 2019 — A response to DSV’s Sfr170 per share bid for Panalpina is expected on Friday – but analysts and investors are increasingly asking who, exactly, will respond. Last week’s news that DSV was looking to buy the Swiss 3PL triggered a flurry of talk about the deal, while Panalpina issued a simple statement saying it was considering the merits of the offer.
  • Forwarders step up to prepare for ‘hard Brexit’

    Jan 18, 2019 — Following the rejection of United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May’s European Union withdrawal agreement, in a statement today the British International Freight Association (BIFA) recommended its members prepare for what it expects will be “a hard Brexit.”