Panama Canal and Port Everglades renew partnership

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Port Everglades renewed their strategic alliance with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

First signed in August 2009, the MOU, which is renewable for five years, solidifies both entities' dedicatio Read More »

Port of Everglades hosts White House Business Council Roundtable

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Nearly two dozen Broward County business leaders and government officials joined together at Port Everglades, a driving force for business expansion in South Florida, for a White House Business Council Roundtable meeting to connect local business owners w Read More »

Foreign-Trade Zone at Port Everglades leads Florida in exports and dollar value

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Foreign-Trade Zone No. 25 (FTZ) at Port Everglades leads Florida in the value of international goods handled through its facilities, according to findings in a new state-by-state report released by the National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones (NAFTZ). Read More »

GPA and Logistec USA partnership modernizes terminal, deepens berth

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Georgia Ports Authority and Logistec USA, Inc. signed a partnership that will modernize the East River Terminal at the Port of Brunswick to facilitate the growing international market for wood pellets. Logistec, a leading marine and environmental serv Read More »

Containerized cargo upswing continues for 3rd quarter at Port Everglades

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Port Everglades experienced a third quarter of double-digit growth in containerized cargo over the same time period last year, which officials believe is a positive sign of economic recovery in South Florida.

Container cargo throughput in TEUs, or "20 Read More »

Foreign ports boost ICTSI 1H 2011 net income

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Foreign port operations and an improving global economy have combined to boost International Container Terminal Services Inc.’s (ICTSI) first semester volume, revenues and net income.

ICTSI reported consolidated unaudited financial results for the six Read More »

PortVision improves waterway visibility for Gulf intracoastal Canal Association members

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

PortVision®, a leading provider of business intelligence solutions for the maritime industry, has announced an agreement with the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association (GICA) that will enable the organization’s members to view GICA waterway alerts and relat Read More »

One millionth Kia vehicle comes through the Port of Tacoma

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The one millionth Kia vehicle to come into the United States through the Port of Tacoma – a 2011 Optima Hybrid, still covered in protective wrap – rolled off a ship at the Port’s Blair Terminal on August 11.

“We congratulate Kia Motors on reaching thi Read More »

Logistec moves wind towers through Trois-Rivières

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Logistec Stevedoring Inc. has succeeded in attracting a new type of cargo to the Port of Trois-Rivières (QC).

Logistec is now working with GE Energy to ship wind towers from the St. Lawrence River port to markets in the U.S. Midwest. Read More »

TZA names new Director of Marketing

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

TZA, an industry leading provider of supply chain productivity software and services, announced that George Huhta has joined the leadership team as Director of Marketing, responsible for the firm's marketing, communications, PR and business development ac Read More »

Menlo strengthens management team in Europe

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Menlo Worldwide Logistics (Menlo), the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. has announced the appointment of Marco van Walveren as Director of Operations, Europe and Edwin Schouten as Senior Manager, Transportation, Europe.

Menlo has experien Read More »

Saddle Creek opens facilities in Chicago and Jacksonville

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Saddle Creek Corp., a nationwide third-party logistics provider, announced that it is expanding its nationwide network with the addition of two new facilities in Chicago and Jacksonville, Fla. The expansion is part of Saddle Creek's strategic plan to grow Read More »

Kerry Logistics initiates expansion of Chongqing Logistics 
Center to meet rapid growth…

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Kerry Logistics has broken ground on the expansion of its Chongqing Logistics Centre just months after the completion of the first phase of the building to meet the rapid growth in demand.

Phase 2 construction, which is scheduled for completion in the Read More »

Radiant announces further expansion of Airgroup Network with operations in Tucson

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Radiant Logistics, Inc., a domestic and international logistics services company, has announced further gains in the growth of its Airgroup network with a new office opening in Tucson, Arizona. The Airgroup-TUS regional office will leverage the Company's Read More »

Crown Mongolia constructs new warehouse facility

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Relocations, a worldwide leader of global mobility, domestic and international transportation of household goods, including departure and destination services, has made a strategic investment in building a state-of-the-art warehouse facility in Ulaanbaata Read More »

Concert Group Logistics opens in Dulles, VA

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Concert Group Logistics (CGL), a Downers Grove, Ill.-based leader in worldwide freight services, recently opened its Dulles, Va. office under the leadership of Jim Brech. Read More »

Domestic container volume continues to surge in second quarter

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Intermodal

Domestic and international intermodal volumes posted solid gains in Q2 2011, according to a report released today by the Intermodal Association of North America. IANA's Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report notes that domestic container volume grew Read More »

Old Dominion names Nowak VP of Midwest Region

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Intermodal

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has named Darek Nowak vice president of the company's Midwest Region.

Nowak has more than 20 years of experience in the transportation industry and has been with Old Dominion for 13 years. He previously served as manager Read More »

LeanLogistics launches LeanFleet’ for fleet routing and optimization

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Intermodal

LeanLogistics, a global solutions provider of transportation management system (TMS) applications and supply chain services, announced today the launch of LeanFleet', fleet routing and optimization technology.

LeanFleet is a web-based application util Read More »

Freight solution to searing gas prices: intermodal transportation

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Intermodal

With escalating gas prices, stricter government highway safety regulations and increased demands to protect the environment, manufacturers are aggressively seeking the most efficient means for transporting products to market. Intermodal freight transporta Read More »