TSA announces security recommendations for motor carriers

AJOT | July 27, 2008 | Intermodal

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced a set of security recommendations for the transportation of certain quantities of hazardous materials across the nation's highways. Read More »

GAC Singapore rises to heavy lift air cargo challenge

AJOT | July 27, 2008 | Air Cargo

GAC Singapore recently concluded a major air and sea freight charter using four of the world's largest long-range heavy transport aircraft, the Antonov AN 124, to move six huge gas compressors from Europe to Southeast Asia. Read More »

Dusseldorf welcomes extra flights

AJOT | July 27, 2008 | Air Cargo

DUS Cargo Logistics, the main cargo handler at Dusseldorf airport, continues to fulfil an increasing role as a main distribution centre for much of Northern Germany and is attracting several new carriers, whilst Lufthansa has started A340-300 service to t Read More »

NCBFAA weighs in on aviation cargo security at Congressional hearings

AJOT | July 27, 2008 | Air Cargo

In testimony before the House Committee on Homeland Security's Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection, National Customs Broker and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA), Task Force on Security Chair, Cindy Allen, Read More »

GPA welcomed US Secretary of Commerce Gutierrez

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) hosted the US Secretary of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez recently. He was briefed on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, toured the Port of Savannah and held a press conference at Garden City Terminal alongside Congress Read More »

LaGrange recognized by American Association of Port Authorities

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Port of New Orleans President and CEO Gary LaGrange has earned a Professional Port Manager Certification from the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). LaGrange completed the certification after attending a series of educational seminars and su Read More »

Sixty percent of supply chain execs measuring trans. & log. emissions

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

eyefortransport recently surveyed over 500 North American supply chain executives to establish where their greening efforts are being focused, and how they're being managed and financed. The resulting 'Green Transportation & Logistics North American Repo Read More »

Unilever service award for Famous Pacific Shipping

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

In the Philippines, Unilever has presented Famous Pacific Forwarding Phils with a Service Vendor Award in recognition of the excellent standards of transport and logistics services that have been provided over the last decade. Read More »

Logistics+ chooses CargoWise edi

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoWise' edi, a provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, announced that Logistics+ has successfully implemented CargoWise edi's award-winning ediEnterprise software solution into its operations in the US, Canada, M Read More »

Schneider named JCPenney ‘Supply Chain Provider of the Year’

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Schneider National, Inc., a provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services, has been named the Supply Chain Provider of the Year for 2007 by JCPenney, one of America's leading retailers. JCPenney presented Schneider with the award at the re Read More »

Burfurd appointed VP-Global Sales at CII

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Graham Burfurd has been appointed Vice President-Global Sales at Consolidators International (CII), the rapidly expanding international airfreight wholesaler. Read More »

Canadian Pacific announces Q2/H1 results

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited announced its second-quarter results today. Net income in the second quarter was $155 million, a decrease of 40% from $257 million in 2007, and diluted earnings per share was $1.00, a decrease from $1.64 in the second quar Read More »

CN reports Q2-2008 net income of C$459 million,

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Intermodal

CN reported its financial and operating results for the second quarter and first half ended June 30, 2008. Read More »

Record half-year growth for Volga-Dnepr

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr Group continued its strong financial growth in the first half of 2008 with record revenues for its air charter and scheduled cargo operations, increasing by 91% and nearly 180% respectively towards a total Group turnover of $840 million. Read More »

UAC becomes AMI

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Air Cargo

The UAC name, which has featured in the USA airfreight scene for 20 years, is set to disappear this month, as the trade-only airfreight wholesaler, acquired by Air Menzies International (AMI) in April 2007, adopts its new parent's identity in the final ph Read More »

NY/NJ Port Auth. calls for ‘next-gen’ air traffic control system

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Air Cargo

Port Authority Chairman Anthony R. Coscia and Executive Director Chris Ward released the following letter to the Federal Aviation Administration: July 15, 2008 Read More »

Safmarine containers to contribute to Cape Town

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Multi-trade shipping line Safmarine has donated seven retired seafreight containers to the Life Cycling Academy (LCA), a not-for-profit organization committed to developing and uplifting children living in poor communities in South Africa. The containers Read More »

Puerto Cortes, Honduras security scans 100% of boxes to US

AJOT | July 20, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Puerto Cortes, the largest and deepest port in Central America located on Honduras' Caribbean coast, is the only port in the Western Hemisphere and one of only three in the world currently scanning all inbound and outbound shipments for nuclear substances Read More »

Port of Tacoma Receives GFOA Award for Annual Budget Document

AJOT | July 20, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the Port of Tacoma its Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the Port's 2008 Budget Document. Read More »

Premium Article  Hankla Starts Term as Commission President

AJOT | July 14, 2008 | People | Appointments | Ports & Terminals

Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners President James C. Hankla accepted the gavel from immediate past President Mario Cordero on Monday, July 14, to start a one-year term as the board's leader and the Port's chief spokesperson. Read More »