Top 15 Ports in The Americas

When Christopher Columbus set out for Japan in 1492 seeking a faster spice trade route between Europe and Asia, he had no way of knowing that the second largest combined land mass on earth — the New World — would make reaching his destination impossible. More than five centuries later,...

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Up, Up and Away

Andrew Parker from New Zealand heads for the sky in his hot-air balloon for the benefit of children – the DB SCHENKERsmartbox keeps track of his routes. Its job is to track consignments in real time. In addition, the DB SCHENKERsmartbox has proved its mettle in a very special project, one that...

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Top 35 Ocean Carriers: Still a puzzlement

This article by Patrick Burnson originally appeared in Logistics Management. The collapse of Hanjin in 2016 fueled speculation that new players might be emboldened to enter the “top tier” and begin competing for market share. With this, logistics mangers putting container shipping to work are facing the biggest shift in...

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New Number One – The OOCL Hong Kong

When it comes to the world’s largest container ports, Hong Kong “merely” gets a mention as being in the top tier. Yet, the name “Hong Kong” currently holds the number one ranking as the world’s biggest container ship when measured by carrying capacity! At precisely 21,413 TEU, the “OOCL Hong...

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Innovation Pushing Logistics to New Levels in Mexico

Global supply chain expansion presents exciting opportunities for companies that want to take advantage of the world marketplace. There are new markets to explore, new business partners to work with, and new customer bases to tap. But when companies go global, their freight covers longer distances and more entities are...

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