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2014 Media Kit

Transport Intermediaries

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Albert Heijn and Norbert Dentressangle shorten fresh supply chain

AJOT | April 08, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Albert Heijn and Norbert Dentressangle have signed a memorandum of understanding for a new fresh center. They have thus established a long-term partnership to realize a major Shared Fresh Center (SFC) that will service more than 900 Albert Heijn stores. This new joint SFC for suppliers and Albert Heijn will be managed by Norbert Dentressangle. Its realization will ensure that a large volume of fresh products will find their way to shelves more rapidly and efficiently. The SFC will be centrally located in Nieuwegein and is expected to become operational in Q2 2015. Read More »

American Fast Freight, Inc. Expands Current Operations in Kodiak, Alaska with New Terminal

PR Newswire | April 08, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

American Fast Freight, Inc. Expands Current Operations in Kodiak, Alaska with New Terminal

TACOMA, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Fast Freight, Inc. and American Relocation Services, a division of American Fast Freight, Inc., are expanding and will be opening their newest and largest freestanding cargo terminal in all of Kodiak Island on May 2(nd), 2014. The American Fast Freight Kodiak Terminal is a 6000 square foot terminal built 2 miles from the Port of Kodiak and has direct and easy access for deliveries via 40 foot containers, flat racks and temperature controlled trailers. Interstate cargo coming from the lower 48 will be consolidated at American Fast Freight, Inc.'s terminal in Anchorage, along with intra-Alaska cargo, and then moved via a number of different options including steamship, barge and ferry into Kodiak. American Fast Freight, Inc. will deliver cargo across the island via their dedicated fleet of island trucks that will be pulling 40 foot, flat rack and temperature controlled trailers. In addition, American Relocation Services will be able to provide an array of moving needs including household goods moves, commercial and residential moves, military moves via certified movers, complete on-site surveys and complete full service moves. American Relocation Services are members of IAM and AMSA.

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Independent forwarders endorse e-AWB agreement

AJOT | April 07, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

The Elite Association of Logistic Networks (ELITE) has become the latest influential global association to endorse IATA’s Multilateral e-AWB Agreement. Representing over 6,200 independent freight forwarder members in 191 countries around the globe, ELITE comprises 10 leading logistics networks and generates over US$60 billion in combined annual freight revenues. Read More »

Sino-Global and PENAVICO Establish Cross-Referral and Collaboration Agreement

PR Newswire | April 07, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd., an international shipping agency and logistic services provider, today announced that it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with state-owned enterprise, China Ocean Shipping Agency to jointly develop their shipping agency business both in China and overseas through a cross-referral and collaboration arrangement. Read More »

DHL shapes up its ocean freight technology

AJOT | April 03, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL enhances their tracking capabilities by launching a new global ocean freight service called Ocean Secure. Read More »

Maersk sells Danbor to NorSea Group

AJOT | April 03, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Maersk Group and NorSea Group have today agreed on the sale of Danbor's core business activities in logistics and services for the wind and oil and gas industries. The sale from Maersk to NorSea Group is expected to be completed by 30 April 2014. Read More »

Agility Wins Major UK Defence Event Contract

AJOT | April 03, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Agility Wins Major UK Defence Event Contract

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has been awarded the contract to provide logistics services at the prestigious Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) events in 2015 and 2017 in London. Read More »

Metals warehousers to tread warily despite UK court ruling

Reuters | April 03, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Big warehouse owners, under regulatory scrutiny for tying up huge amounts of aluminium in profitable storage, are unlikely to risk seeking a fresh influx of metal even though a UK court ruling last week set back attempts to rein them in. Read More »

OnTrac Announces Boise Grand Opening With Ribbon Cutting

GlobeNewswire | April 02, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

OnTrac, the leader in regional overnight package delivery service in the eight Western States, is celebrating its one year anniversary of opening service to Idaho. This morning, with the Boise Chamber of Commerce, OnTrac hosted a Ribbon Cutting and Open House in its recently acquired larger facility space. Read More »

Kuehne + Nagel expands LCL activities

AJOT | April 02, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Kuehne + Nagel has expanded its less-than-container-load (LCL) offering with a new hub in Busan, South Korea, reefer services from Europe to Australia and an Eco-Cargo initiative. With LCL operations in more than 100 countries, this service spans the entire Kuehne + Nagel global network and continues to be in high-demand. These latest developments underline the company’s commitment to continuously expanding its comprehensive global LCL offering, which features full supply chain visibility and monitoring via KN Login, Kuehne + Nagel’s web-based information management system. Read More »

Deutsche Post banks on emerging markets, e-commerce

Reuters | April 02, 2014 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

Deutsche Post, the world's biggest postal and logistics group, is betting on emerging markets and an e-commerce boom to boost profits through 2020, it said in unveiling its new medium-term financial targets. Read More »

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