FedEx Freight’s Beil named 2008 TMCA Transportation Marketing Executive of the Year

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The Transportation Marketing & Communications Association (TMCA) recently announced that Tammy Beil, vice president of marketing for FedEx Freight was named the "2008 TMCA Transportation Marketing Executive of the Year." This honor was awarded recently at Read More »

Fenway Partners acquires Preferred Freezer Services, LLC

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Fenway Partners, a leading middle market private equity firm, today announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Preferred Freezer Services, LLC ('Preferred Freezer') in partnership with management. Financial terms of the transaction were not dis Read More »

Supply chain capabilities factors prominently into executive agendas for 2008

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Archstone Consulting, a fast growing management consulting firm, revealed in a recent survey that manufacturing executives plan to use supply chain as a key mechanism to improve both top- and bottom-line performance, despite challenges of the current econ Read More »

Harbor freight Transport appoints new marketing director

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Intermodal

Harbor Freight Transport Corp., located in Port Newark, New Jersey, has recently appointed Ms. Mia Skye Liberti as Marketing Director for the development of the their International Airfreight Division. Read More »

Sacramento Valley Railroad to test environmentally friendly locomotive

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Intermodal

Patriot Rail Corp. subsidiary, Sacramento Valley Railroad ('SAV'), announced that it will test an environmentally friendly, state-of-the-art low emission locomotive this month. This test is the result of SAV's efforts to seek ways to help reduce air emis Read More »

ATA questions impact of climate change legislation on fuel prices

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Intermodal

Expressing concern over the impact that pending cap-and-trade legislation could have on the nation's economy and the price of fuel for the trucking industry, a top trucking industry official urged Congress to take a cautious approach to climate change ini Read More »

Pacer International focuses on intermodal growth

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Intermodal

Pacer International, Inc., a North American logistics and freight transportation provider, announced several key executive appointments that align with the company's objective to significantly grow its intermodal services business with both its retail and Read More »

Efficient rail system key to Port of Tacoma

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Intermodal

Since 1883, when the burgeoning City of Tacoma became the western terminus of the first transcontinental railroad to reach Puget Sound, the fortunes of the city and its harbor have been inextricably linked to the railroads. Read More »

Lufthansa & Jade to intensify cooperation in Greater China

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo Charter and Jade Cargo are linked by their common shareholder Lufthansa Cargo AG. Both companies now agreed to intensify their cooperation in Greater China and Asia ' Pacific to use common synergies and to jointly approach customers and ma Read More »

NCA realigning service routes

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Air Cargo

Nippon Cargo Airlines has been making numerous management efforts to reduce fuel costs under the recent unlimited fuel price hike circumstances. NCA has realigned the below routes to sustain and strengthen its route operations. Read More »

Emirates spreads wings in India

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Air Cargo

Set against a backdrop of booming trade ties and escalating travel between Dubai and India, Emirates, one of the world's fastest-growing carriers has announced plans to advance its Indian operation with 18 additional flights per week, effective July 1st, Read More »

TIACA appoints Presti to work with regulatory authorities, legislators in Washington

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Air Cargo

TIACA, The International Air Cargo Association, has appointed Sue Presti to represent its interests before the regulatory authorities and legislators in Washington, DC. Read More »

YM Uberty calls Hamburg as part of new Far East container liner service

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The YM Uberty made her first call the Port of Hamburg. Built at the CSBC shipyards in Kaohsiung, the container giant owned by the Taiwanese shipping company Yang Ming is 335 meters long, 42.8 meters wide and has a carrying capacity of 8,200 teu and 700 re Read More »

Australian leader visits Port of Savannah

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Doug J. Marchand welcomed Australian State Minister Joe Tripodi recently. Tripodi, the Minister of Small Business, Minister of Regulatory Reform and Minister of Ports and Waterways of New South Wales, reque Read More »

Rapid response to coastal ports key hurricane season goal of NOAA

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

With an active hurricane season forecast by NOAA's National Weather Service, planning and preparation is the message both to the general public as well as to key components within NOAA who respond with emergency services support following a storm's passag Read More »

New exec. director for the Port of Richmond

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

M. David McNeel has been selected as the Port of Richmond's next executive director. He succeeds Martin J. Moynihan, who will retire after eighteen years at the City's port on July 31, 2008. Read More »

Maersk & Hutchison priority terminal in Felixstowe

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Maersk Line announces the signing of a 10-year agreement for terminal usage for Maersk Line at Trinity Terminal, the Port of Felixstowe, UK. Read More »

DHL signs agreement with KTM

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL announced a new two-year, multimillion-dollar agreement with KTM North America, Inc., a leading motorcycle manufacturer. Under the agreement, DHL becomes the preferred overnight express shipping provider for KTM, delivering parts and accessories to K Read More »

Penske Logistics earns Eastman Chemical’s ‘Supplier Excellence Award’

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Penske Logistics announced it earned Eastman Chemical Company's Supplier Excellence Award. The Eastman Supplier Excellence Program was created to introduce a continuous improvement process to ensure that high quality and efficient services are supplied t Read More »

Cargo 2000 certifies Traxon’s CDMP for freight forwarders

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Traxon Europe's Cargo 2000 Data Management Platform (CDMP) has been certified by Cargo 2000 for its ability to measure and manage the quality of air cargo processes between freight forwarders and airlines. Read More »