The trade rift with China and a boost in e-commerce are changing the way cargo comes into the U.S., with a greater share of goods flowing into East Coast seaports rather than the traditional gateways on the West Coast.
The head of the container line says big clients like Amazon and Walmart want end-to-end logistics solutions from shipping companies.
Walmart is trying again to build a membership program that can rival Amazon Prime, the Amazon.com service with more than 150 million members.
U.S. Postal Service package-delivery delays are causing headaches for e-commerce sellers and prompting digital marketplace eBay to look for alternatives as heavy online demand taxes domestic parcel networks.