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PPG bulks up in India

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

A Project Professionals Group member has added plenty of muscle to the network's heavy-lift project cargo capabilities in India by offering cranes with a total lift capacity of more than 5,250 tons. Read More »

Queen’s Award for Signet International

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Staff at London Heathrow-headquartered international transportation and logistics organization, Signet International, are celebrating winning The Queen's Award for Enterprise, the UK's most prestigious awards for business performance. Read More »

Australia-bound cargo to benefit from UPS-CII agreement

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Airfreight shippers to Australia are expected to benefit significantly in delivery of time sensitive cargo based on a new, bulk space agreement between United Parcel Service (UPS) and Consolidators International (CII). Read More »

DHL inaugurates largest hub in Central America

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL inaugurated the industry's largest hub in Central America. With the new facility, DHL has increased its capacity to sort up to 5,000 packages per hour, representing a 250% jump from its previous shipping handling capacity. Read More »

Hipage acquires competitor, combines 182 years of maritime service

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The Hipage Company, Inc., a Customs Broker and International Freight Forwarder founded in Norfolk in 1927, has acquired W.M. Stone & Company, Inc., a local competitor, for an undisclosed amount. Read More »

BNSF Railway purchases 198 acres at Dallas Logistics Hub

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Intermodal

The Allen Group announced the sale of 198 acres of land in the Dallas Logistics Hub (DLH) to BNSF Railway Company (BNSF). In conjunction with the sale transaction the parties entered into an option agreement giving BNSF the right to purchase an additiona Read More »

Etihad Crystal Cargo flights to Karachi

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Air Cargo

Services to Karachi have begun and will operate once a week on Mondays. The operation will be serviced by Etihad Crystal Cargo's A300-600 freighter aircraft that has a capacity of 40 tons. Read More »

Cargo counts concludes handling agreement with Lufthansa Cargo

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Air Cargo

On May 1, cargo counts handed over responsibility for the bulk of its cargo handling operations at German airports to its parent company Lufthansa Cargo (LCAG). The agreement will apply at Nuremberg, Stuttgart, Bremen, Cologne, D'sseldorf, Hanover, Hambur Read More »

APL veteran honored by Bay Area World Trade Center

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Scott Smith, Corporate Relations Director for container shipping line APL, has been honored by the Bay Area World Trade Center for his 41 years of service to the transportation and logistics industry. Smith, a 24-year APL veteran, received the Bay Trade Read More »

China forwarding conference moves to Hong Kong

AJOT | May 11, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Top independent forwarders planning to attend the 5th Sino International Freight Forwarders Conference in June are being asked to make arrangements to come to Hong Kong instead of the original venue in Shanghai. The expected 1,500 delegates at the event h Read More »

Deltaport on track for 2009

AJOT | May 07, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Construction of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority's Deltaport Third Berth (DP3) is on schedule for completion in fall 2009 at Roberts Bank in Delta, British Columbia. The first perimeter dike and infilling has been completed and preloading to densify an Read More »

VPA renews alliance with Panama Canal Authority

AJOT | May 07, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

In a strategic move, the Virginia Port Authority [VPA] reaffirmed its alliance with the Panama Canal Authority [ACP] to increase growth and trade, facilitate the flow of information sharing and promote the “All-Water-Route” from Asia to the US East Coast Read More »

CIBER $2.3mln Waterside Perimeter Project for Freeport

AJOT | May 07, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

CIBER, Inc. announced that its Federal Government Division has successfully completed the implementation of a $2.3 million waterside perimeter protection project for Port Freeport, Texas. CIBER's Enterprise Security System Practice delivered a port securi Read More »

Harbor Maintenance Tax reform can end nation’s dredging crisis

AJOT | May 07, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The dredging crisis crippling the nation’s ports and waterways is the direct result of the Federal government not spending tax revenues for their intended purpose, a national coalition of maritime users and shipping interests told a House Subcommittee. In Read More »

Schneider Logistics’ new logistics center offers expanded network

AJOT | May 07, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Schneider Logistics, Inc., a leading international logistics provider and part of the Schneider National enterprise, has expanded its brokerage services with the opening of a new regional logistics center (RLC) in Toronto, Ontario, a major transportation Read More »

Dachser expands network in US

AJOT | May 07, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The new branch in Cincinnati is located adjacent to the Cincinnati-Northern International Airport and offers the whole range of transport and logistics services for the area of Ohio, Kentucky, Southern Indiana and Eastern Michigan. As a 'licensed customs Read More »

Swiss WorldCargo

AJOT | May 07, 2008 | Air Cargo

The last edition of "Air Cargo News - Cargo Airline of the Year Award" saw Swiss WorldCargo walk off with top honors: At the silver jubilee celebrations of the "Oscars" of the air cargo industry, which took place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London, Ch Read More »

World Airways adds Boeing 747-400 freighter

AJOT | May 07, 2008 | Air Cargo

World Airways has added the first Boeing 747-400 freighter to its certificate following completion of induction requirements and approval by the Federal Aviation Administration. Read More »

ICL joins World Shipping Council

AJOT | May 07, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The World Shipping Council welcomed Independent Container Line (ICL) as its newest member. Established in 1985, ICL is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia and provides weekly international container transportation service between Northern Europe and the E Read More »

Record fuel prices place stress on ocean shipping

AJOT | May 07, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Shipping lines worldwide are struggling as crude oil prices topped an unprecedented US$119 per barrel this week, in turn pushing marine bunker fuel prices up past $552 per ton ' a $26 per ton increase since the end of March alone. Bunker prices have risen Read More »

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