Business, Logistics, Top 50

Beauty Retailer Feelunique, Seko Logistics Partner on Hong Kong Hub

Seko Logistics logo Seko Logistics

Feelunique, a European online beauty retailer, has partnered with Seko Logistics to open a distribution hub in Hong Kong.

Transport Topics
October 18, 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.

Transport Topics
October 18, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Congestion Creates $74.5 Billion Burden for Trucking, ATRI Study Shows

Truck and car congestion Virginia Department of Transportation

Traffic congestion on the nation’s highways added $74.5 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2016, according to the American Transportation Research Institute’s recent analysis.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 18, 2018
Business, Logistics

Walmart Unveils High-Tech Grocery Warehouse

Walmart worker Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Walmart Inc. is building a high-speed grocery warehouse to solidify its position as the nation’s biggest grocer.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
October 18, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

SMC3 Adds Volume LTL Pricing API

Packages on pallets in warehouse FreightSnap

SMC3, a knowledge hub for LTL transportation pricing data and technology, has added a tool to its platform.

Transport Topics
October 18, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Amazon, FedEx, UPS Could Gain from Trump Threat to Leave Postal Union

Package warehouse Getty Images

U.S. e-commerce companies including Amazon.com and shippers such as FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc. stand to gain from the Trump administration’s move Oct. 17 to withdraw from an international postal agreement.

Cheryl Bolen | Bloomberg News
October 18, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

UPS’ New Automated Sorting Facility in Atlanta Is Up and Running

UPS camera sorter Each package zooms through a tunnel with multiple cameras that scan a bar code on each side of the box. (Dan Ronan/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — UPS Inc. is looking to the future with its new Southeast Metro Automated Routing Terminal. About the size of 19 football fields, the automated facility can be expanded to increase the 1,700 packages a minute it is able to process now.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 18, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Second FedEx Ground Station Opens in Oklahoma City

FedEx Sign Steve Helber/associated Press

FedEx Corp. has operated one 180,000-square-foot shipping station in Oklahoma City since 2006, and on Oct. 16 it celebrated the grand opening of a 270,000-square-foot shipping facility in north Oklahoma City to more than double its warehouse space in the area.

David Dishman | The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, Okla.)
October 17, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Plans Exit From Postal Treaty as Measure Against China

USPS truck Andrew Harrer/bloomberg News

President Donald Trump plans to withdraw the United States from a 192-nation treaty that gives Chinese companies discounted shipping rates for small packages sent to American consumers, another escalation of his economic confrontation of Beijing.

Justin Sink and Alyza Sebenius | Bloomberg News
October 17, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Fleet Expansion Generates Record Profits at P.A.M. Transportation Services in 3Q

P.A.M. Transport truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Higher rates and a bigger fleet in a strong freight market produced record profits for P.A.M. Transportation Services in the third quarter.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 16, 2018