The TOP25 global freight forwarders are released! USPS cancels peak season surcharge
USPS cancels peak season surcharge
According to news on September 21, USPS recently announced that it will cancel any peak season surcharges during the upcoming holidays, ending this practice that began in 2020.
"We are ready to handle any peak season volume," said the USPS CEO. "We will not be adding any additional surcharges for our customers during this year's peak season. Mailing and shipping during the holidays remains the most affordable." "
2023 Global Freight Forwarding TOP25 Ranking Data Released
Recently, Armstrong & Associates, a well-known logistics consulting organization, released the latest ranking data of the TOP25 global freight forwarders. While all major freight forwarders will benefit roughly equally from market conditions in 2022, a ranking of the top 25 global freight forwarders by total revenue in 2022 found that 18 of them experienced revenue growth.
Among the top 25 global freight forwarders, the top five are KuehneNagel, DHL, DSV, DB Schenker, and Sinotrans. Freight forwarder rankings are based on data on total revenue, sea TEU and air tonnage, using a composite overall average.
Mexico suspends some rail freight cars
On the 19th local time, the Mexican Railway Company announced that it would suspend the operation of its 60 northbound freight trains. The reason is that a large number of illegal immigrants have recently climbed on the roof of the trains to try to sneak into the United States. Many people were killed and injured due to hitchhiking.
The Mexican chartered railway operator said in a statement that in recent days, there has been a "significant increase" in illegal immigrants in railway yards in many cities along the railway from south to north, with a total of more than 4,000 people. "In view of this, Mexican Railways will suspend operations on the affected lines to protect the personal safety of illegal immigrants and wait for law enforcement agencies to take response measures."
DHL builds new large-scale distribution center in the United States
Recently, DHL Group recently invested in the United States to build its largest e-commerce facility in the country, with an investment of US million. Previously, DHL invested in express delivery and supply chain businesses in the United States.
In Kentucky, DHL eCommerce has opened a distribution center in Hebron, just 10 minutes from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), DHL’s North American airline hub. At the same time, DHL will consolidate its three leased facilities in a business park in the CVG area into the above-mentioned new distribution center, which will employ approximately 400 full-time and part-time employees.