US Rail Strike Averted, Tentative Labor Deal Reached

A tentative agreement between US freight railroads and unions to avert the disruption in the US supply chain was announced this morning. The labor deal is not final until workers vote on it, but it’s a relief after a week of news warning about a potentially crippling blow to the economy. Tens of thousands of … Continued

US Rail Strike Threatens Supply Chain, Potential Disruptions Expected

The nation’s railroad workers are poised for a possible strike affecting 90,000 union workers. A strike could bring nearly 30% of the nation’s freight to a halt. The railroads have already begun to reduce service this week. The dispute is over the rules controlling worker scheduling. Engineers and conductors who make up the two-person crews … Continued

Empty Containers Cause Mayhem in NY/NJ Ports

The surge in cargo that hit the LA and Long Beach ports for almost two years is now plaguing the Port of New York and New Jersey and heating up this summer as peak shipping season begins. In the last few weeks, NY/NJ port terminals have not been able to take back empty containers, presenting … Continued

New Branch Opens in Taiwan

As part of the company’s rapid growth strategy, Worldwide Logistics Group introduces Worldwide Logistics – Taipei, the group’s first branch in Taiwan. The new office is strategically located within a country known as a global hub for chip production and other technology products. It’s also within quick access to neighboring Asian countries, where the logistic … Continued

Worldwide Logistics Opens Miami Office and Warehouse

Worldwide Logistics Group opened another US warehouse and office branch this week in the Miami, Florida area. This marks the seventh warehouse in the US and the 11th warehouse globally for the company. The 84,000-square-foot facility is in Medley, Florida, conveniently located minutes from Palmetto Expressway and Florida’s Turnpike, providing exceptional access to the Miami … Continued

Worldwide Logistics Group Expands into Africa

Worldwide Logistics Group announces the opening of its first African branch in Accra, Ghana. WWL Ghana Limited is the first USA freight forwarder to plant their flag in Ghana. Worldwide Logistics is now capable of handling air and ocean shipments to and from Ghana including weekly air and ocean consolidations from Istanbul, Turkey to Ghana. … Continued

NTDS Recognized by EPA for Sustainability Efforts

The Environmental Protection Agency has designated NTDS, Worldwide Logistics Group’s domestic transportation subsidiary, as a partner in their initiative to improve sustainability. NTDS is now recognized as a SmartWay partner of the EPA. SmartWay is an EPA program that helps the freight transportation sector improve supply chain efficiency, reduce transportation-related emissions and environmental risks for … Continued

Worldwide Logistics Group Hires Director of Latin America

Worldwide Logistics Group, a trusted leader in logistics, is pleased to announce the appointment of Juan Arteaga as Managing Director of the Latin America region. Mr. Arteaga will be based in Miami, with a strong focus on developing Worldwide Logistics’ LATAM business. He brings more than 20 years of logistics experience to the team, having … Continued

Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports Delay Congestion Fee

At least for now, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will hold off their proposed “emergency storage fee” imposed on ocean carriers who leave cargo too long at their terminals. The fee was to be assessed Monday, but officials announced they will delay consideration of the fee until November 22, citing cooperation among … Continued

New Advance Fee For Improved Service

On September 1st, Worldwide Logistics will be introducing a 2% advance fee with a minimum $50 per transaction in order to cover any advances made on behalf of our clients. These advances made on behalf of clients include items such as demurrage, per diem, storage, prepull, rail detention and other related charges that have become … Continued