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Long Beach surveillance cameras one of many post-9/11 measures

AJOT | September 14, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Port officials are expanding a surveillance-camera network that enhances security throughout the Port of Long Beach by sharing live video streams among law enforcement agencies, terminal operators and other Port stakeholders. Read More »

CaroTrans announces new senior management

AJOT | September 14, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The Board of Directors of New Zealand-based Mainfreight, Ltd., parent company to CaroTrans International, has announced a new CaroTrans senior management structure designed to allow for global expansion of the brand. Read More »

Zepol helps transportation industry find leads with US Customs data

AJOT | September 14, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Zepol Corporation has added functionality to its TradeIQ(TM) product that provides users the ability to download large lists of importers and suppliers directly from US import data. Subscribers can download valuable trade data into spreadsheets with just Read More »

Purolator cross-border logistics to mid-Atlantic benefits from export boom

AJOT | September 14, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Mid-Atlantic businesses exported more than $21 billion in goods to Canada last year, as the faltering US economy led bargain-savvy Canadian consumers to look to US manufacturers for a wide array of goods. As a result, many businesses found themselves expa Read More »

Ryder completes acquisition of Gordon Truck Leasing

AJOT | September 14, 2008 | Intermodal

Ryder System, Inc., a transportation and supply chain management solutions company, announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of substantially all the assets of the full service truck leasing, commercial truck rental and contract ma Read More »

BNSF to replace almost 20 track miles of rail in North Dakota

AJOT | September 14, 2008 | Intermodal

BNSF Railway Company will replace almost 20 track miles of rail at several locations between Beaver Hill, Mont., and Mandan, ND, beginning Sept. 2. The project is expected to cost an estimated $8 million and is scheduled to conclude Oct. 16, 2008. Read More »

DB develops concept for railway in Qatar

AJOT | September 14, 2008 | Intermodal

The Qatari government has agreed on a long-term cooperation with Deutsche Bahn (DB) aimed at setting up a modern integrated railway system in Qatar, and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to that effect was signed by the investment company Qatari Diar an Read More »

Steel imports increase in July, remain at modest levels

AJOT | September 14, 2008 | International Trade

Imports increased in July over June by 4.1% based on preliminary reporting. 'Import arrivals in July remained modest due to the weak dollar, high freight rates and competitive prices in other international markets,' said David Phelps, president, AIIS. G Read More »

EU court rejects damages claims in WTO banana case

AJOT | September 14, 2008 | International Trade

Europe's top court rejected appeals by two Italian companies that wanted EU compensation for export revenue lost after Washington imposed sanctions on a wide range of goods over Europe's banana policy. Read More »

WTO deal to hit Europe cattle sector

AJOT | September 14, 2008 | International Trade

A global trade deal would put pressure on Europe's cattle industry, a top EU official said amid moves to revitalize the stalled Doha negotiations. The World Trade Organization (WTO) is pressing to break an impasse between the United States and India that Read More »

DHL strengthens network with increased handling capacity in Asia Pacific

AJOT | September 14, 2008 | Air Cargo

With the completion of the expansion works on its Central Asia Hub (CAH) in Hong Kong, DHL Express, the world's leading express services provider, has reached another milestone in its drive to further strengthen its unparalleled global delivery network. Read More »

Cold chain ‘first’ for Continental Airlines Cargo

AJOT | September 14, 2008 | Air Cargo

Continental Airlines Cargo, the first US airline to offer a structured cold chain product, has now become the first airline to be accredited as a Qualified Envirotainer Provider. Read More »

ECT opens Euromax Terminal

AJOT | September 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Europe Container Terminals (ECT), a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) Group, at the 5th of September, officially opened of the Euromax Terminal. The new terminal is located at Rotterdam’s Maasvlakte directly on the North Sea. It has a total area Read More »

Maritime leaders champion partnerships at World Maritime Day

AJOT | September 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Leaders from the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United States Coast Guard and industry will share their commitment to forming positive collaborations during a World Maritime Day Observance in New York on October 23th at the Union League Cl Read More »

DCT Gdansk handles its largest ship

AJOT | September 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The arrival of the 2,732-teu Racha Bhum at DCT Gdansk’s terminal in Poland on was noteworthy on three counts. Firstly, she was the first vessel to call at the deepwater terminal on her maiden voyage; secondly, she is the biggest ship so far handled by DCT Read More »

Mainfreight establishes customs brokerage to expand logistics services

AJOT | September 10, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Mainfreight, an international logistics provider, has established a customs brokerage operation to augment its freight forwarding services throughout the United States. Read More »

Avalon Risk Management, Inc. relocates NY office

AJOT | September 10, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

In order to accommodate Avalon's growth and maintain the premier level of service to which our customers are accustomed, Avalon's New York office is relocating to a new complex effective Sept. 1, 2008. While the region's phone and fax numbers will remain Read More »

UFO coverage reaches 100 countries

AJOT | September 10, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The Universal Freight Organization (UFO) was established in January 2000 so that privately owned freight forwarding companies could form partnerships on an international scale, whilst working in accordance with a strict Code of Conduct. Read More »

Menlo Worldwide expands presence in Guadalajara, Mexico

AJOT | September 10, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of USA-based Con-way, Inc., announced that it is expanding its presence in Guadalajara, Mexico. The expansion will include a relocation of functions from Mexico City to Guadalajara, including sale Read More »

Pacer promotes Kane to CFO;  Doherty to EVP, Investor Relations

AJOT | September 10, 2008 | Intermodal

Pacer International announced that Brian Kane will be promoted to chief financial officer, effective September 15, 2008. Kane succeeds Larry Yarberry, who will continue to serve in a senior executive capacity through December 31, 2008. Read More »

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