Karen Thuermer

DHL Express is a Global Top Employer for the sixth consecutive year

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider has been recognized as a leading global Top Employer 2020. This year, the company outperforms its competitors and is leading the list with the most country awards of all. Top Employers Institute awarded its prestigious Top Employer Global to DHL Express after certifying the company’s HR practices in 63 countries. For the sixth year in a row it is recognized as ... [+]

POLB Cargo Volumes Dip in January

Cargo volume was down slightly in January at the Port of Long Beach, compared to the same month in 2019. Terminal operators and dockworkers moved 626,829 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) last month, down 4.6% compared to January 2019. Imports decreased 4.3% to 309,961 TEUs, while exports dropped 7.4% to 108,624 TEUs. ... [+]

United Extends Suspension of Mainland China and HKG Flights

United Cargo is advising our customers that, after evaluating our operations between the U.S. and Beijing, Chengdu, Hong Kong and Shanghai, United has decided to suspend these flights until April 24. We will continue to monitor the situation in China and evaluate our schedule as we remain in close contact ... [+]

American Airlines Cargo Delivers over a Million Pounds of Love

From Jan. 29 through Feb. 13, demand for Valentine’s Day flowers marks one of the busiest seasons for American Airlines Cargo, and team members around the world rose to the occasion this year. On average, the airline ships more than 1 million lbs. of flowers during this time each year. ... [+]

Forwarders, Hauliers now have the Clarity Needed to Start Preparing for Post-Brexit Customs Changes

Forwarders and hauliers now have enough clarity to start preparing for a post-Brexit business landscape, according Peter MacSwiney, chairman of Customs clearance solutions provider Agency Sector Management (ASM). There is limited time to implement the systems needed to tackle trade friction following the UK Government’s announcement this week that import controls ... [+]

NYSHEX Enhancement Guarantees Direct Container Shipping Service Contracts

The New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX), whose vision is to increase ocean reliability through more effective digital contracting, announces the launch of an enhancement allowing shippers and carriers to utilize the NYSHEX framework and technology to secure, monitor and enforce ocean contracts signed outside of the Exchange. Having secured over ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo, ANA Cargo Fly Relief Goods to Australia

Lufthansa Cargo and ANA Cargo jointly transported about two tons of relief supplies to Australia. Starting on Feb. 3, 2020 in Frankfurt, Germany, Lufthansa Cargo was responsible for the transport to Tokyo, Japan. From there, ANA Cargo took over the transport to Sydney, Australia. DB Schenker supported the project in ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles Sees Volumes Decrease 5.4% in January

The Port of Los Angeles moved 806,144 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in January, a 5.4% decrease compared to last year. “We anticipated that tariffs would continue to impact cargo volumes as we moved into 2020, and our January volumes reflect that ongoing trend,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director ... [+]

Rep. Scalise Announces $85 Million for Deepening Mississippi River

House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2020 Work Plan includes critical funding for infrastructure projects in Louisiana, including $85 million to deepen the Mississippi River to 50 feet. "After years of hard work, I'm very glad that the Corps included over $160 million ... [+]

SC Ports sees strong volumes in January

S.C. Ports Authority saw steady container volumes in January, with strong year-over-year increases in the vehicle, cruise and inland ports segments. S.C. Ports moved 211,020 TEUs across the Wando Welch and North Charleston container terminals in January — the highest January ever for TEU volumes. SCPA has handled 1.44 million ... [+]

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