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Despite constraints at LAX, LAWA is

AJOT | September 18, 2005 | Air Cargo

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is hot on the trail for Asian business. Thanks to its West Coast location in one of the strongest markets in the United States, LAWA's airport system is already tops for trans-Pacific traffic, excluding Anchorage which se Read More »

DHL Disaster Response Team coordinates international relief shipments

AJOT | September 18, 2005 | Air Cargo

Agency for International Development (USAID) and its Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance have commissioned DHL to assume the logistics management of international flights carrying relief supplies for the Gulf Coast region of the United States that was s Read More »

Sixteen countries targeted for IATA e-freight type-trials

AJOT | September 18, 2005 | Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is surveying customs organizations, top freight forwarders and airlines at 17 locations in 16 countries this month to identify participants that are ready, willing and able to take part in IATA e-freight Read More »

Pilot Air Freight delivers more than 115,000 meals to Katrina victims

AJOT | September 18, 2005 | Air Cargo

Pilot Air Freight announced that the company has made two emergency, overnight deliveries of meals to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The overnight deliveries, which consisted of more than 135,000 pounds, or enough meals to feed 115,000 people, were mad Read More »

Port of New Orleans restarts operations

AJOT | September 18, 2005 | Liner Shipping

The Lykes Flyer, operated by CP Ships docked at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal Sept. 13 around 7:15 p.m. P&O Ports worked the ship during the night and it set sail the morning of Sept. 14. The ship holds the equivalent of 3,200 twenty foot long ca Read More »

New freight rates for US hay exports to Asia

AJOT | September 18, 2005 | Liner Shipping

Major container shipping lines operating in the US-Asia trade lane have recommended increasing freight rates on hay, a high-volume cargo in that market. Read More »

TWNA extends alliance agreement to 2012

AJOT | September 18, 2005 | Liner Shipping

The New World Alliance (TNWA) partners, NOL's container shipping arm APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced a five-year extension to their Alliance Agreement, signalling a long-term focus on working together to me Read More »

Advent & Sea Star Line assist Katrina victims in Baton Rouge, LA

AJOT | September 18, 2005 | Liner Shipping

Advent, Inc., a software development company for the transportation industry has a working plan that can directly assist those that have been affected by the Hurricane Katrina. Read More »

Premium Article  GARMENTS & APPAREL LOGISTICS 2005 - Chinese apparel embargoed-for now

Peter Buxbaum | September 11, 2005 | International Trade

The quota system for apparel and textiles was supposed to have met its demise at the beginning of this year under World Trade Organization rules. But even before 2005 was half over, the United States government began limiting imports of specific categorie Read More »

Premium Article  GARMENTS & APPAREL LOGISTICS 2005 - Gucci is “All About Quality,” logistics included

Karen Thuermer | September 11, 2005 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

The name Gucci conjures a vibe of exclusivity and prestige, an Italian brand of quality. Founded in 1921 in Florence, Italy, Gucci is now one of the world‚s leading purveyors of personal luxury goods with its Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Ale Read More »

Port industry prepares to face winds of change after Katrina

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

A three-story casino barge now rests askew on land occupied two weeks earlier by a bustling container terminal at the Port of Gulfport - perhaps an omen of dramatic changes to come. Read More »

Notice of venue change for TOC2005 Americas

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

In light of the recent tragic events in New Orleans and as a result of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina, Informa has announced a change of venue for this year's Terminal Operations Conference & Exhibition for the Americas (TOC2005 Americas). P Read More »

Propeller Club of the United States plans Boston annual meeting

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Bart Goedhard, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Propeller Club of the United States, is a tough man to catch at this time of year. The organization's annual convention will be held in Boston from October 4-7 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel. Read More »

Port of Mobile set to handle vessel traffic

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Alabama State Port Authority received word from the US Army Corps of Engineers that its channel surveys have been completed and the Mobile Ship Channel opened Saturday, September 3, 2005. The Mobile Ship Channel has a maximum draft of 42 feet to the M Read More »

Freescale rewards Exel for cost control and reduced delivery times

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

Exel announced that it earned a 'Continuous Improvement Supplier Award' from Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., a leading global semiconductor company. Freescale presented the award at a supplier recognition banquet earlier this month in Austin, Texas. Read More »

Menlo Worldwide named top 3PL provider

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

Menlo Worldwide is among the very best 3PL providers in the world, according to a survey conducted by the editors of Inbound Logistics magazine. As part of the magazine's annual Top 100 3PL Provider Awards for 2005, Menlo Worldwide came in 4th place out o Read More »

Samuel Shapiro

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

Ninety years ago, Samuel Shapiro started an international freight forwarding business with a $5.00 roll-top desk and a quill pen. His company, Samuel Shapiro & Company, Inc., celebrated its 90th birthday on August 10th in the call room of the Customs Hous Read More »

ILA’s South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District organizes relief effort for devastated Gulf Port areas

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | Intermodal

Clyde Fitzgerald, president of the South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District of the International Longshoremen's Association, AFL-CIO, has called for a two-day meeting on September 12 and 13 in Houston, Texas to bring together ILA locals from the Gulf to ass Read More »

Schneider, FEMA create critical diesel supply chain for hurricane relief efforts

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | Intermodal

Schneider National announced that it is working with FEMA, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and the US Navy to create a critical diesel supply chain needed to fuel emergency vehicles and generators being used for hurricane rescue and relief effor Read More »

‘Clean-diesel’ locomotives coming to LA/LB ports

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | Intermodal

Taking a major step to improve air quality, the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles and Pacific Harbor Line have tentatively agreed to launch a $23 million program to replace the fleet of 18 harbor locomotives with 'clean-diesel' and alternative-fuel loco Read More »

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