A.P. Moller – Maersk to acquire European specialist KGH Customs Services 06 July 2020

Copenhagen, 6 July 2020 – A.P. Moller – Maersk announces that it has reached an agreement with Bridgepoint Development Capital to acquire KGH Customs Services (KGH), a Sweden-based specialist in trade and customs management services in Europe. This will further enhance Maersk’s capabilities as an integrated container logistics company, offering end-to-end supply chain solutions to its…

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N.S. premier criticizes China for requiring lobster shippers to assume COVID-19 liability

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil is criticizing a new border measure imposed by China that requires Canadian lobster exporters to assume liability for COVID-19 in order to get their product into the country. “I don’t believe that the requirement to accept liability on live seafood going into that marketplace is a reasonable one,” McNeil told…

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Forwarders happy to let shippers use air freight booking platforms

By Alex Lennane 24/06/2020 Air freight booking platforms have resisted the urge to allow shippers to book online, fearing a backlash from carriers. However, some forwarders say they have no objection to shippers accessing prices, having held tripartite discussions for years. “I would have no issues with a carrier advertising directly to shippers,” said one independent, medium-sized…

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