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Global freight rates – while still at loss making levels for many carriers – have shown signs of bottoming out in recent months, with both the Shanghai Containerised Freight Index and Baltic Dry Index recovering from the record lows of mid-March...

New rules requiring every packed export container to have its weight verified prior to loading onto a ship need to be carefully considered by stakeholders across the logistics industry...

Fresh is best – especially when it comes to seafood...

The arrival of the CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin in Los Angeles late last year heralds a new era of mega-ships in the US...

Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, has announced plans to cut at least 4,000 employees by the end of 2017 as part of a major company transformation...

Stronger action is needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from ships and a carbon tax on shipping would be a way to achieve it, a major international transport forum has heard...

Container freight markets have remained volatile in recent months, with equipment supply imbalances, choppy energy markets and shaky underlying macro-economic sentiment creating plenty of uncertainty...

CargoHound, Australia’s first online marketplace for international freight, reached a major milestone this month with more than 250 exporters and importers now registered to use the new service...

Iron ore exports from Australia's Port Hedland jumped 7 per cent in May to a record monthly high, driven by increased shipments to China, the world's biggest consumer of the steelmaking commodity...

Tasmanian businesses are being encouraged to express their views about proposed changes to the Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme (TFES)...