Transport Intermediaries

For international freight forwarders cyber crimes are a very real threat - by Matt Miller

Historically, maritime fraud has generally been a low-tech business built more on simple deception, or failing that, brute force. But that is all changing as Matt Miller writes, the game is changing fast and cyber crime represents the dark side of the highly computerized supply chain.

Kion, Mitsubishi in talks to buy UniCarriers

AJOT | March 31, 2015 | Intermodal | Road | Transport Intermediaries

Germany's Kion and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries are in talks to buy Japanese forklift truck maker UniCarriers for up to 100 billion yen ($833 million), a source familiar with the matter said, confirming a Nikkei report. Read More »

Roadrunner Transportation Systems companies earn 2014 General Motors “Supplier of the Year” awards

AJOT | March 31, 2015 | Intermodal | Road | Transport Intermediaries

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc., a leading asset-light transportation and logistics service provider, has announced that two of its subsidiary companies, Active Aero Group and Rich Logistics, were named “Supplier of the Year” by General Motors. Read More »

CenterPoint announces headquarters expansion for Weiss-Röhlig Logistics in Elk Grove Village, IL

AJOT | March 31, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

CenterPoint Properties has announce Weiss-Röhlig Logistics’ U.S. headquarters expansion into the remaining vacant space of their built-to-suit redevelopment facility located at 1601 Estes Avenue, Elk Grove Village, Illinois.  CenterPoint originally developed the project with Weiss-Röhlig as the anchor tenant for the project and completed the building in December of 2013. Read More »

CaroTrans Adds Direct Le Havre to Charleston Import Service

AJOT | March 31, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

CaroTrans today announces the addition of an expedited Le Havre, France to Charleston LCL import service. Read More »

Supply Chain Solutions Adopts CargoSphere Rate Technology Platform

AJOT | March 31, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoSphere today announces that Supply Chain Solutions (SCS), a leading supply chain management company, has adopted the CargoSphere rate technology platform to systematize rate and contract management and Rate Mesh networking Read More »

Consolidated Shipping Group celebrates 20th anniversary

AJOT | March 31, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Consolidated Shipping Group (CSS) – the network agent for the FPS Group of independent forwarders and consolidators in seven countries - has celebrated its 20th anniversary. Read More »

SP Express and APC Postal Logistics Announce New Partnership

GlobeNewswire | March 29, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

The partnership allows SP Express to offer ecommerce and other merchants very cost-effective outbound direct-to-consumer parcel shipping options for reaching over 230 international markets around the world. Read More »

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Companies earn 2014 General Motors “Supplier of the Year” awards

AJOT | March 26, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc., a leading asset-light transportation and logistics service provider, announced today that two of its subsidiary companies, Active Aero Group and Rich Logistics, were named “Supplier of the Year” by General Motors. Read More »

Momentum Transportation names Hoppens as VP Sales & Marketing

AJOT | March 25, 2015 | Intermodal | Road | Transport Intermediaries

Momentum Transportation USA Inc., an award-winning provider of transportation and logistics services through the premier Landstar global network, has announced that David Hoppens is joining the Momentum team as Vice President Sales and Marketing. Read More »

Five alternatives to solve the automotive industry talent crisis

AJOT | March 25, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL issued a new white paper on the supply chain talent shortage in the automotive sector – what’s causing it, how it impacts the industry, and what solutions are available to ease the crisis. Read More »

Smaller transport companies are growing from collaboration rather than shrinking by competition

AJOT | March 25, 2015 | Intermodal | Transport Intermediaries

All around the world, the very small and the very large transporters and warehouse operators are surviving (maybe thriving), but the mid-level is being squeezed at both ends. Read More »

MBLX names Edwards as Director of Business Development

AJOT | March 25, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

MBLX Inc., a division of Livingston International, announced the appointment of Mike Edwards to the newly created position of Director of Business Development.  Read More »

SP Express and APC Postal Logistics announce new partnership

AJOT | March 25, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

SP Express, a leading national provider of logistics and order fulfillment services, has to announce a new partnership with APC Postal Logistics. Read More »

CEVA opens new local distribution center for Magneti Marelli in Italy

AJOT | March 24, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Logistics has announced the opening of a local distribution center for Magneti Marelli After Market Parts and Services, a division dedicated to the independent spare parts network and after sales market, consisting of 1,600 sq m in Padua Interporto, Italy. Read More »

AICM appoints Jack Allen as Board Chairman

AJOT | March 24, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

American Intermodal Container Manufacturing (AICM) announced today that the company’s Managing Board of Directors has appointed Jack Allen as its Chairman. Allen was formerly Executive Vice President and COO of Navistar, a leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles and engines. AICM also announced the appointment of Patrick Marron as Chief Executive Officer. Read More »

Daikin Reefer launches new Active CA device for refrigerated containers

AJOT | March 23, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

New technology allows controlled atmospheres to be quickly created inside reefer containers, extending the storage time of fresh produce and allowing a wider range of perishable cargoes to be carried Read More »

Menlo Logistics promotes Nick Caragher to Senior Director of Transportation Strategy and Services

AJOT | March 23, 2015 | People | Appointments | Transport Intermediaries

Menlo Logistics, the US$1.7 billion global logistics and supply chain management subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), has announced the promotion of Nick Caragher to Senior Director of Transportation Strategy and Services. Read More »

New Yale Vision GPS feature helps take fleet operations to next level

AJOT | March 23, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces that it will be adding a Global Positioning System (GPS) feature to its Yale Vision wireless asset management system. Read More »

Cold chain performance made to measure at Cool Logistics Asia

AJOT | March 23, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Port performance and last mile distribution of perishables are critical in terms of reducing time to market. Read More »

Gebrüder Weiss continues growth strategy in 2014

AJOT | March 23, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Positive development in all business areas / 1.24 billion euros net turnover / investment volume constantly at a high level Read More »