IES, Ltd., Atlas Freight Systems hit the ground running in anticipation of 2010 regulations

AJOT | August 06, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

In August of 2010, the TSA (Transportation Safety Administration) envisions 100% screening of all cargo transported on passenger aircraft. Likewise, for ocean shipments, in January of 2010 US Customs & Border Patrol (CBP) will require additional data abou Read More »

OceanGuaranteed, first day-definite container service, expands to Mexico

AJOT | August 06, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The world's first guaranteed service for containerized trade is moving into Mexico, extending the reach of day-definite delivery to shippers throughout North America. Read More »

OHL selected for US Customs and Border Protection’s BSA Outreach Pilot

AJOT | August 06, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

US Customs Border Protection (CBP) has selected global logistics company, OHL, as one of four brokers to participate in the Broker Self-Assessment (BSA) Outreach Pilot, a voluntary partnership with the primary goal of facilitating a higher level of broker Read More »

DHL honored as Brazil’s top logistics provider for 3rd consecutive year

AJOT | August 06, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL Supply Chain was recently honored as Brazil's best logistics operator for the third consecutive year by the Supply Chain and Logistics Institute (ILOS). The annual award, based on peer research, honors logistics companies with the highest service-leve Read More »

COSCON Logistics selects Savi Networks to launch GPS tagged shipments in China

AJOT | August 06, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

COSCON Logistics announced that it would begin real-time, GPS tracking and monitoring of shipper conveyances. The program, which is the first large-scale commercial GPS-based tracking system launched thus far in China, will provide COSCON shippers and cus Read More »

Kane Is Able named National Carrier of the Year for Walmart’s Sam’s Club stores

AJOT | August 06, 2009 | Intermodal

Kane is Able, Inc. has been named Walmart's 2008 Sam's Carrier of the Year. According to Walmart, the national award recognizes dedication to customer service, operational excellence, and the ability to offer creative solutions to Walmart's complex supply Read More »

APL wins top air quality award from Port of Los Angeles

AJOT | August 06, 2009 | Liner Shipping

APL received the Port of Los Angeles' top environmental prize for improving air quality. The world's seventh-largest container carrier, APL received the second annual Clean Air Action Plan Award at a ceremony attended by Southern California maritime and Read More »

Tsakos Energy Navigation announces delivery and charter of DNA Aframax tanker Ise Princess

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) announced the delivery of the double-hull DNA designed 105,000dwt Aframax tanker Ise Princess from Sumitomo Heavy Industries in Japan. The vessel is the fifth delivery in an eight vessel series. The company expects t Read More »

Three South Florida seaports join forces to exchange information to help workers cut security costs

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Port workers and truck drivers now only need one Florida criminal background check instead of multiple, duplicate checks to work at three South Florida seaports -- Port Everglades, the Port of Miami and the Port of Palm Beach. The Port Directors of the t Read More »

VPA expands online offerings with blog and interactive site selection tool

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

In an ongoing effort to build the flow of information to the citizens, customers and stakeholders at The Port of Virginia, the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) launched two additions to its online presence: a real-time blog and a searchable, interactive site Read More »

CVI cites IES, Ltd. Technology as key factor toward success

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Norfolk, Virginia-based logistics provider and freight forwarder CV International (CVI) has recently analyzed at the impact technology has had on the company. In particular, the company has analyzed the effectiveness of particular technology offerings and Read More »

Frost & Sullivan names Manhattan Associates Asia Pacific WMS ‘Provider of the Year’

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Leading consulting company Frost & Sullivan has named Manhattan Associates 'Warehouse Management Systems Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific for 2009'. The announcement was made at The Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Transportation & Logistics Awards banqu Read More »

NCBFAA presents CBP Acting Commissioner with recommendations for ACE

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

A National Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association (NCBFAA) leadership group consisting of President Mary Jo Muoio, Customs Committee Chairman Ken Bargteil, Customs Counsel Alan Klestadt, and Legislative Representative Jon Kent met today with U Read More »

Same-day delivery organizations unify under MCAA banner

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Two of the same-day delivery industry's most prominent trade associations have combined under the banner of the Messenger & Courier Association of America (MCAA). The new entity will now represent the industry's largest trade association, combining the me Read More »

Key to managing data requires dedicated system in supply chain

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Simon Clark, Business Development Manager - Europe, Middle East & Africa for CargoWise' edi, a leading provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, says that while IT systems today provide extensive data, or raw facts, m Read More »

Company operating heavier, six-axle trucks named WA’s grand champion for safety

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | Intermodal

The Coalition for Transportation Productivity (CTP), a coalition of more than 100 shippers and allied associations dedicated to responsibly increasing the federal weight limit on interstate highways, today announced that Gordon Trucking was recognized by Read More »

LanPort, Inc. receives 2008 Florens Depot Recognition Award

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | Intermodal

LanPort Inc. has been awarded the 2008 Florens Depot Recognition Award for the Americas region. Florens Container Services is the world's third largest container leasing company. Read More »

Steel imports falter again in June

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | International Trade

Imports in June were down 18% compared to May 2009 and 69% compared to June 2008. 'Import arrivals in June were at very depressed levels due to weakness in the marketplace during the order period for non-NAFTA arrivals,' said David Phelps, president, AII Read More »

Evergreen’s export rate restoration

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The word sustainability has been used often to describe the environmentally sensitive and fuel-efficient business programs adopted by ocean carriers and other companies worldwide. In the midst of this unprecedented global economic recession, however, the Read More »

Maersk general rate increases in trans-Atlantic trade

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Since rates are at an unsustainable level in the trans-Atlantic trade, Maersk Line announced a general rate increase effective September 1, 2009. Read More »