Successful internships: We’ll share the secret, says Expeditors

Global freight forwarder Expeditors is offering to share the template of its Opportunity Knocks internship program with other companies. OK is aimed at 16 to 24-year-olds with no degree looking to start a career and, since its launch in 2008 has helped 1,200 young people. Over 90 have become long term employees and a further 800 have been helped virtually over the last 12 months. The turnover rate of OK alumni ... [+]

Forwarders fined for price-fixing

The European Commission fined 14 international air freight forwarders a total of €169 million on 28 March for colluding to fix prices and other trading conditions in 2002-07. The fines, which were a European mirror-image to those imposed by the US anti-trust authorities last year, were imposed mainly on large ... [+]

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