freight forwarding

Business, Logistics

FIATA Focuses on Unfair Shipping Competition, Digital Trade Documents

FIATA press conference at 2022 meeting FIATA officials (from left) Robert Keen, Ivan Petrov, Basil Pietersen and Stéphane Graber. At right is Geneva Press Club Director Pierre Ruetschi. (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations)

New digitized trade documents and unfair competition from shipping lines infringing on turf for inland cargo are top priorities during a gathering of transportation leaders and government officials convened by the world’s largest freight forwarding association.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
May 19, 2022

Odyssey Realigns Business Structure With Four New Divisions

Odyssey Logistics & Technology The divisions will cover supply chain components for intermodal, transport and warehousing, freight forwarding and managed services. (Odyssey Logistics & Technology via YouTube)

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. realigned its business structure by creating four new operating divisions, the company announced May 4.

May 9, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Acquires RPM Consolidated Services

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. acquired full-service logistics and warehousing provider RPM Consolidated Services Inc., the Danbury, Conn.-based company announced Jan. 30.

January 31, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

SAS Cargo Partners With WebCargo

SAS Cargo will partner with WebCargo, a Freightos Group Co., to provide freight forwarders a digital air cargo service with fully digital live rates, capacity and e-booking, the companies said in a Nov. 26 news release.

December 2, 2019
Business, Logistics

MIQ Logistics Agrees to Buyout by Spanish Firm Noatum

MIQ Logistics Noatum Maritime via YouTube

Global freight forwarder MIQ Logistics will become part of Noatum Logistics, a unit of Noatum Maritime Services in Madrid, according to a definitive agreement announced March 21.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
March 27, 2019

Freight Forwarder Flexport Receives $1 Billion Investment From SoftBank

Flexport Flexport's Petersen speaks with staff at the company's office in San Francisco, Calif. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

SoftBank Vision Fund, along with several partners, has invested $1 billion in Flexport Inc., a full-service air and ocean freight forwarder, according to Flexport’s blog.

February 27, 2019
Business, Logistics

Magnate Worldwide Acquires Domek Logistics

Shipping and logistics company Magnate Worldwide has announced the acquisition of Domek Logistics. Domek will integrate as an additional branch of Masterpiece International, MWW’s international freight forwarding and customs brokerage subsidiary, according to a Nov. 2 press release.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
November 5, 2018
Business, Logistics

Delmar International Acquires CV Logistics

Delmar International, a Lachine, Quebec, company whose offerings include freight forwarding and warehousing and distribution, has announced the acquisition of CV Logistics, also in Quebec.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
October 18, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics

German Auto Innovator Rolf Schnellecke Selected for Logistics Hall of Fame

Rolf Schnellecke, a German executive who led a movement toward outsourcing of parts assembly by automobile manufacturers and the development of just-in-time delivery services, has been selected for the Logistics Hall of Fame.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 10, 2018
Business, Logistics

AFF Global Buys Alaska Express

American Fast Freight TT file photo

Freight forwarder AFF Global Logistics purchased Alaska Express, a domestic freight forwarding firm serving the Alaska market.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
May 14, 2018