Logistics

AAFA Welcomes Stimulus Package; Calls on Administration to end Tariffs

The American Apparel & Footwear Association welcomed Senate approval of the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act to provide sorely needed stimulus in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and called for further action from the administration with regards to tariff relief. “For the past few weeks, our members have been laser-focused on ensuring the health and safety of their workers and customers,” said Steve Lamar, president and CEO of ... [+]

CEVA Logistics mega airlift keeps supply chains moving

As part of a strategic initiative to keep customer production lines moving around the world during the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, CEVA Logistics has contracted a range of 86 freighter aircraft to deliver parts and supplies to its customers. More than 58 flights already completed Operating on behalf ... [+]

Kontainers Expands Enterprise Capabilities with Addition of Airfreight and Trucking

Kontainers, an e-commerce software provider for freight brands, announced the addition of full trucking and air freight to its flagship product, Enterprise, which is designed for large freight brands with heavy transactional volumes and the need to highly customize interfaces. Kontainers Enterprise provides a complete ... [+]

Amazon to build two state-of-the-art operations facilities in Hamptons Roads, VA

Amazon will establish a multi-story robotics fulfillment center in the City of Suffolk, creating 1,000 new jobs, as well as a 650,000-square-foot processing center (cross-dock) in the City of Chesapeake, which will bring 500 new jobs. In addition to the 1,500 direct jobs these ... [+]

CORONAVIRUS: As Coronavirus Exposes Weaknesses in U.S. Supply Chain, Booker Introduces Bill to Help Manufacturers Scale-up Operations

As the Coronavirus pandemic shines a light on serious vulnerabilities in the U.S. supply chain, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) reintroduced legislation to increase access to capital for U.S. entrepreneurs looking to scale-up and commercialize their advanced manufacturing operations. The Scale-Up Manufacturing Investment Company (SUMIC) Act ... [+]

DACHSER is expanding premium charter flight rotation to and from China

DACHSER Air & Sea Logistics is starting the next wave of its charter flight rotation service to China and back. The charter route has initially been scheduled to operate from mid-March to the end of the month. The new coronavirus is still having a serious ... [+]

New Caucedo Port Call Increases Flexibility of Crowley Supply Chain Services

Crowley Logistics has initiated weekly vessel and logistics services at the Port of Caucedo., Dominican Republic. The new port call, which began in February, complements Crowley’s existing services at the Dominican Republic ports of Rio Haina and Puerto Plata, and seamlessly links shippers, manufacturers ... [+]

New survey findings from Digital Commerce 360 reveal how retailers believe COVID-19 will impact their business.

Almost half of all retailers expect some economic downturn in their revenue as a result of the WHO declared pandemic known as the coronavirus, or COVID-19, according to a March 2020 survey by Digital Commerce 360 of 304 retailers. In the Digital Commerce 360 exclusive article, ... [+]

Rhenus Forest Logistics acquires the wood logistics specialist Kruger

Rhenus Forest Logistics, the specialist for transporting and trading in sawmill residue, waste wood and biomass, took over the regional wood logistics services provider, Kruger, by means of an asset deal on March 1. Kruger has its headquarters in Ellwangen in the state of Baden-Württemberg. ... [+]

Kerry Logistics Moves into New London Heathrow Facility to Support Its Growth in the Air Freight Sector

Kerry Logistics Network Limited has moved its air freight division in the UK into a new facility close to London Heathrow Airport as it continues to grow its air freight volumes. The new office and warehouse in Feltham is located at the Skyport Heathrow site. Operating ... [+]