The GEFCO Group, a global player in logistics for manufacturers and in European automotive logistics, has signed an agreement with the private equity fund Nimbus to acquire the Dutch company IJS Global, which specializes in air and sea freight operations.
Annual reporting from BSR's Clean Cargo Working Group indicates that average CO2 emissions per container per kilometer for global ocean transportation routes have declined by 8.4 percent from 2013 to 2014 and by more than 29 percent since 2009.
The Stifel Logistics Confidence Index saw a fourth consecutive month of decline in September. While the Index, at 51.5, remains above the neutral 50 mark, times may be gloomier that the numbers alone suggest.
Which cities in China have the most dynamic economies and why? The Milken Institute’s inaugural Best-Performing Cities China Report seeks to identify the urban areas with the most exceptional economic performance in the country.
Are companies really shifting their manufacturing operations out of China and back to the West? The answer isn't a simple one, says Akhil Oltikar, vice president of supply chain solutions at Riverwood Solutions. He looks at the many issues that global manufacturers take into account when deciding where to site their operations.