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Ocean Three on target for 2014 launch

 US Federal Maritime Commission

Carriers hope to file agreement with US regulators soon

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Ocean Three v other mega-alliances - Part 2

The recent announcement of the formation of the Ocean Three alliance – actually a combination of vessel sharing, slot exchange and slot charter agreements – confirmed one of the worst kept industry secrets. But what will be its impact on the competition?

Ocean Three v other mega-alliances (Part 1)

The recent announcement of the formation of the Ocean Three alliance – actually a combination of vessel sharing, slot exchange and slot charter agreements – confirmed one of the worst kept industry secrets. But what will be its impact on the competition?

New markets, new opportunities

Raj Subramaniam, executive vice-president, global strategy, marketing and communications, FedEx Services, examines why MINT and CIVETS regions are set to become some of the biggest markets in the world

Online sales grew by 18% in August

Paul Doble, chief sales and marketing officer at DX, comments on the latest IMRG figures

Asia-Europe container rates slide again

Box carriers pin their hopes on a post-holiday price push in October

An American logistics revival

Nevino Rocco, vice-president of sales and marketing for Agility Americas, says near-shoring and a new trade facilitation agreement has boosted regional growth

LCL insight

Ian McCarthy, sales & development manager, ECU Line, gives Lloyd's Loading List.com his expert advice on LCL shipping

Green and sustainable but the numbers don't add up

Imminent closure of the pioneering Motorway of the Sea casts doubt on concept

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Business as usual in Scotland says BIFA

Following the decision by Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom, the trade association that represents freight forwarders throughout the UK, says that it is business as usual

The changing face of logistics operators’ liability

Andrew Kemp, general manager (EMEA) for leading freight transport insurer TT Club, examines the varied and complex liabilities that logistics companies are facing in the light of the fast-changing supply chain services that they are offering their customers

Container industry faces several more years of oversupply, warns Maersk’s Andersen

A senior shipping advisor responds to Andersen’s interview

The long, slow price quote

Forwarders are losing out on new business due to out-dated back-end systems and a silo mentality, says Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos

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Alliance appoints WGS Cape Town as reciprocal agency

Claude Nuttall

UK forwarder says South Africa market ‘needs a shake-up, with complacency rife’

Buffaload Logistics appoints national transport manager

Brian Lafferty joins UK company expected to double in size over next four years

Challenging the norm in Ireland

Crane Worldwide Logistics Ireland wins group’s EMEA country of the year trophy

FedEx volunteers help transform Southwark Young Carers centre

Staff give more than 50 hours to Action for Children base in southeast London