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Hong Kong's Kerry Logistics is among firms seeing healthy growth as its freight business benefits from a boom in medical goods deliveries Logistics companies face challenges in the post-pandemic era, as many of the businesses they rely on shrink or close down altogether in what promises to be a prolonged global recession
The partnership marks the latest expansion of TuSimple in the US$800 billion US trucking industry As part of the deal, Navistar has bought an undisclosed minority stake in TuSimple
Terminals struggle to handle rise in cargo as more cities put on services to Europe and pandemic prompts many shippers to switch from air and sea transport China-Europe rail traffic exceeded planned volume in 2018, stressing limited system
The European Commission says China has not banned salmon imports, but supermarket shelves in Beijing have been cleared of foreign fish and meat Traders say imports were frozen after the virus was discovered on chopping boards used for imported salmon at Beijing's Xinfadi market
Pandemic has upset the industry fundamentals, pushing some air freight rates up fourfold this year Industry executives say the decline in volume of masks, hospital equipment and medical devices will be replaced by other goods as the world returns to normal
The company said it would waive the commission fee it charges drivers for the first 30 days if they sign up before June 18 Manbang has more than 1.8 million registered shippers and 6.7 million truckers on its platform
E-commerce players in China have all been expanding their infrastructure to fulfil the needs of millions of online consumers as 618 approaches
South Korean exports plunged 46.3 per cent in the first 10 days of May, sparking fears that a second hit to China's economy is on the way Cancelled ship sailings, plunging metals exports and diverging air and sea freight rates all paint an ominous picture for the future of China's economy
With logistics shut down across the world, transporting physical gold has been exceedingly difficult, resulting in the widest spreads between gold futures prices and those of physical gold bars since the last recession.
What started as an undergrad term paper eventually would become one of the most well-known brands in an increasingly connected world.
The coronavirus has led to an unprecedented seller's market for masks and medical supplies in China, redrawing the rules of engagement An influx of new companies to the market has led to a dilution of quality and a host of bad actors, forcing China to change the rules
Logistics networks have been thrown into disarray by the Covid-19 pandemic, leaving Chinese exporters struggling to get their products overseas Airports in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing have suffered the largest declines in cargo capacity throughout Asia, according to Kuwait-based Agility Logistics
China's top eight ports, including Shenzhen, Shanghai, Ningbo, Guangzhou, Xiamen, Tianjin, Dalian and Qingdao, saw container traffic contract in early April In the second quarter, China's port association forecasts a contraction of between 10 to 15 per cent
A series of data points show where world trade is going, and the picture for air and sea freight is not a pretty one Supply and demand crises are coalescing on the high seas, as more countries shut their borders
For supply-chain managers charged with making sure medicines reach patients amid rapidly shrinking aviation traffic, buying up freight capacity in advance has become critical Rising demand for limited cargo space have caused freight rates to doubled, says Janssen's head of supply chain, Asia-Pacific, warning 'It is going to get worse'