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 »

Stella Jones Q2 profit rises on demand for railway ties

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Intermodal

Stella Jones, a maker of railway ties and treated wood utility poles for electricity and telecom companies, reported a higher second-quarter profit on strong demand for maintenance and special projects.

The company also raised its semi-annual dividend Read More »

Central Freight Lines founder inducted into Texas Transportation Hall of Honor

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Intermodal

Central Freight Lines (CFL), a leading less-than-truckload (LTL) for-hire common carrier, has announced its founder, William Woody Callan, was inducted into the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) Hall of Honor. Mr. Callan becomes the 33rd member of the Read More »

US firms plan rail expansion to profit from oil spread

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | Intermodal

Logistics firms are accelerating plans to build crude-by-rail terminals in the United States as shippers look to transport more oil on railroads to capture massive oil price spreads between the country's northern and southern regions.

Logistics firm M Read More »

EU challenges Canadian green power rules at WTO

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | International Trade

The European Union has launched a legal challenge against Canada at the World Trade Organization to protest against provincial rules for solar and wind energy subsidies, the bloc's executive said.

Following on the heels of a similar challenge by Japan Read More »

South.Korea trade minister sees exports holding up, fears protectionism

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | International Trade

South Korea's trade minister sees limited impact on the country's exports from a global slowdown caused by debt worries in Europe and the United States, though fears countries will resort to protectionism to protect their economies.

Kim Jong-hoon said Read More »

Li & Fung H1 profit falls on rising costs and weak U.S., Europe

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | International Trade

Li & Fung Ltd , the manager of supply chains for retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Target Corp , posted a 15 percent decline in its first-half net profit, as rising operating costs and flagging U.S. and European demand ate into margins.

It i Read More »

China may end anti-dumping tax on EU potato starch nxt yr

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | International Trade

China's anti-dumping tax on potato starch imported from the European Union (EU) may expire in February next year, China's Ministry of Commerce said. Read More »

China imposes duties on imported photo paper

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | International Trade

Companies from the European Union, the United States and Japan have been dumping photographic paper into China's market and will be forced to pay duties at Chinese Customs, China's commerce ministry said.

The initial ruling was the result of an invest Read More »

Zepol reports July vessel imports increase 2.45%

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | International Trade

Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, reports that U.S. import shipment volume for July, measured in TEUs, increased 2.45% from June but decreased 4.10% from July of 2010. The total number of shipments also increased 3.49% from June w Read More »

Chinese authorities find 22 more fake Apple stores

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | International Trade

Authorities in China's southwestern city of Kunming have identified another 22 unauthorised Apple retailers weeks after a fake of the company's store in the city sparked an international storm.

China's Administration for Industry and Commerce in the Y Read More »

ASEAN seeks free trade bloc for resilience to global shock

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | International Trade

Southeast Asia needs to push ahead with a regional free trade bloc and policies to cope with global financial crises, Indonesia's government said.

Indonesia's Vice President Boediono, addressing trade ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Read More »

Georgia says won’t be bullied into letting Russia into WTO

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | International Trade

Georgia can see the benefit of having Russia in the World Trade Organization but it feels under no pressure to let it in if the terms are not fair, the country's permanent representative in Geneva said.

Russia is the biggest economy outside the 153-me Read More »

US trade gap swells in June as demand wanes

AJOT | August 11, 2011 | International Trade

The U.S. trade gap widened in June to its largest since October 2008, as both U.S. imports and exports declined in a sign of slowing global demand, a government report showed.

The June trade deficit leapt to $53.1 billion, surprising analysts who expe Read More »