Begins with the somewhat staggering claim that the logistics and supply chain industry will face a shortage of around 500,000 staff by 2017, but what follows is an evidently genuine plea to for the industry – both in terms of freight service providers and freight buyers – to make itself more attractive to young talent. An image makeover and more focused education come top of the list.
Rate erosion may be easing, but rock-bottom prices are 'not good for anybody'
West coast ports suffering as US container imports plunge by 37%
Cost-cutting FedEx Express to retire MD-11s for B767s and 777s
Carriers turn their gaze back to scrubbers as voyage results tumble
Billund sees launch of Maersk Air China link – 'a start-up on steroids'
The 'mother of all BAFs' looms for shippers as green targets advance
Dachser's M&A in air and ocean freight – how serious is that?
CMA CGM eyes car-carrier market boom as liners are ready to invest
WestJet will 'disrupt' Canada with three 737Fs, but rivals aren't scared
Asia services expanding as logistics players opt for a 'China+1' strategy
End-of-year cargo surge adds to operational challenges at JNPT