RWI Transportation promotes Savage to Director, Logistics Services

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

RWI Transportation, an asset-based logistics company that provides regional and national truckload, LTL, expedited, and refrigerated warehousing services, announced that Robert Savage has been promoted to director, logistics services. Read More »

CEVA’s Alaska Advantage service energizes domestic oil and gas industry

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, announced the launch of its Alaska Advantage service offering energy companies an end-to-end supply chain solution in and out of Alaska.

CEVA's domestic organization launched Less than Read More »

Weber Logistics partners with leading candy manufacturer Storck

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Weber Logistics, a leading third party logistics and supply chain management provider for more than 86 years, announced that it recently partnered with Storck to distribute more than one million cases of such popular brands as Riesen, Werthers, Mamba, Me Read More »

Damco reports positive 2011 half year result in challenging market environment

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Damco , one of the world's leading providers of freight forwarding and supply chain management solutions, continues to improve its financial performance. The global logistics company, which has reported improved operations and year-on-year results in both Read More »

Rails, not pipes, may balance distorted oil market

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Intermodal

U.S. crude oil shipments by railroad could help to end gaping price distortions in world oil markets faster than most traders have been expecting.

Rail shipments of crude from the landlocked and oversupplied Midwest to refiners in the Gulf Coast appea Read More »

Con-way Freight named LTL Carrier of the Year by Whirlpool

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Intermodal

Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., announced that it has been named LTL Carrier of the Year by Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances. Read More »

Old Dominion announces rate increase

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Intermodal

Todd Polen, vice president of pricing for Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., announced that the organization would be increasing its base rates effective Sept. 6, 2011. Read More »

ATA truck tonnage Index fell 1.3% in July

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.3% in July after rising a revised 2.6% in June 2011. June's drop was slightly less than the 2.8% ATA reported on July 26, 2011. The latest pullb Read More »

TransCore launches CarrierWatch Insurance Monitoring Center

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Intermodal

CarrierWatch' Insurance Monitoring Center to help truckload freight brokers, 3PLs, and shippers quickly and safely bring onboard new carriers and monitor those they use on a regular basis. The Center also works with insurance agents to investigate certifi Read More »

DHL protects customer cargo with security monitoring centers

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Intermodal

DHL continues strengthening its security offering and strategy via its new Security Monitoring Centers. The Centers track ground shipments from their point of origin to the final destination in Latin America using the latest technology. By using a geoloca Read More »

Klinge Corporation showcases freezer equipment for sushi-grade tuna at Japan Seafood…

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Air Cargo

Sushi is a delicacy generally consisting of raw seafood or meat and rice. The unique evolution of sushi began in Japan around the fifteenth century and has continued to be a staple of Asian cuisine.

Held from 27 to 29 July, this made Tokyo Big Sight t Read More »

AirBridgeCargo demonstrates confidence in China with three 747-400 freighters a week…

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), Russia's largest scheduled all-cargo carrier, has launched a three-times a week Boeing 747-400 freighter service to Zhengzhou as it positions itself to support China's 12th five-year development plan. Read More »

NOL carries 7% more cargo in 4 weeks to July 29

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) , the world's seventh largest container shipping firm, reported a 7 percent rise in its cargo in the four weeks to July 29 from a year ago, but weaker Asia-Europe and intra-Asia rates pushed its average revenue lower Read More »

Daewoo Shipbuilding wins $678 mlllion Hyundai Merchant order

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Liner Shipping

South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co Ltd said that it has won a 734.5 billion won ($677.7 million) deal to build five container vessels for Hyundai Merchant Marine Co Ltd

Daewoo said delivery was scheduled for September 2014. Read More »

Evergreen Group Chairman Dr Y F Chang is honored in Rotterdam with Commander in the Order of Orange-

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Group Chairman Dr. Chang Yung-Fa was presented the honor of Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau in recognition of his contribution to the port of Rotterdam and the development of Dutch economy. The award was presented on behalf of Beatrix Wi Read More »

Heavy rail mounted quay cranes sail from Taiwan to Jakarta

AJOT | August 21, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

Hanjin Transportation Co., Ltd of South Korea, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts CEE Network, recently performed the ocean transport of 3 units of RMQC from Taiwan to Jakarta by utilizing their SP-Barge Hanjin Pioneer. Read More »

Intermarine performs transport and installation job

AJOT | August 21, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

In June of this year, USA-based Intermarine contracted with a German owner to deliver a ship engine that originated in Asia to the owner's vessel in the Dominican Republic. The MV INDUSTRIAL DART, one of Intermarine's heavy lift vessels equipped with dua Read More »

Norden Q2 misses forecast as freight rates fall

AJOT | August 21, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

Danish shipper D/S Norden reported a steeper-than-forecast drop in operating profit for the second quarter, hit by falling freight rates, though its CEO said he expected some recovery for the sector this year.

The dry-bulk and tanker shipping group ma Read More »

GAC strengthens India-South Africa trade lane

AJOT | August 21, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

The GAC Group has streamlined its India-South Africa one-stop logistics service with fast-track customs clearance technology and dedicated, specially-trained staff. In addition, GAC's global partnership agreement with major carriers ensures that urgent re Read More »

SC Ports post strong FY11 results

AJOT | August 21, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Shipping volume through South Carolina ports increased across all business segments in fiscal year 2011.

Container volume through the Port of Charleston rose 8.3 percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30, with 1.38 million 20-foot equivalent units Read More »