Emerging markets: The new hubs of innovation?

The Ti team has now returned from another very successful conference in Singapore with a variety of new perspectives fresh in our minds. Ti’s conference’s, bringing together as they do such a diverse range of industry expertise, always shed new light on the major issues facing the logistics industry and this was no exception. This…

XPO Logistics and the US Freight Brokerage Industry

On September 9, 2015, XPO Logistics announced that the company would be completing its second major acquisition of the year, purchasing Con-Way for around US$3bn. Following hot on the heels of the company’s takeover of Norbert Dentressangle in June, this latest purchase means that XPO will become the second largest provider of less-than-truckload (LTL) services…

A Map Depicting DB Schenker Logistics' Regular Eurasian Rail Services

LSP’s Expand their Presence on the ‘New Silk Road’

At the start of last month, DHL Global Forwarding signed an MOU with Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Express designed to ensure greater connectivity between Europe, the CIS and China. This is an aim that is becoming increasingly familiar in the freight forwarding sphere; CEVA, SNCF Geodis and others have launched overland trade between Europe and China,…