Supply chain fraud risks are increasing due to outsourcing

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

As companies expand globally, outsource business operations and add new IT systems, they become more vulnerable to fraud, according to a report from Kroll, the world's leading risk consulting company. Read More »

ATA testifies on Strategic Petroleum Reserves, record prices

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Intermodal

Releasing oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserves combined with a temporary suspension of filling the SPR will help stabilize petroleum markets, reduce global demand for crude oil and ultimately lower fuel prices, a top trucking executive testified befo Read More »

Railroads urge focus on hazardous material

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Intermodal

The nation's major freight railroads asked the Surface Transportation Board to institute a proceeding to address the very serious issue of transporting hazardous material around the country. Read More »

Railroads obligated to serve needs of the nation

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Intermodal

Speaking before the Surface Transportation Board (STB), American Chemistry Council's President and CEO Jack N. Gerard reaffirmed the importance of the railroad's obligation to serve the needs of the nation, and called for stronger action by the STB to add Read More »

Georgia delays Russia’s WTO entry talks

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | International Trade

Georgia, angry about Moscow's ties with its breakaway regions, moved to block talks on Russia's entry into the World Trade Organization. Read More »

Japan gets cool response on WTO food export move

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | International Trade

A proposal by Japan to limit restrictions on food exports got a cool response, especially from developing countries, the chairman of the World Trade Organization's farm talks said. Read More »

China must rely less on exports for growth

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | International Trade

China must transform its development model to rely less on investment and exports and more on consumption, especially given the weakening world economy, President Hu Jintao said. Read More »

AirBridgeCargo launches 747F service between Budapest-Moscow

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Air Cargo

Following the arrival of the third Boeing 747 Freighter into its fleet, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has extended its route network with the launch of all-cargo services to Moscow from Budapest, Hungary. Read More »

Volga-Dnepr to assess potential for air cargo hub in Havana

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr participates in transport working group session within Russia-Cuba Committee for Economic and Scientific Cooperation Read More »

AA Cargo expands European network

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Air Cargo

American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) announced new cargo service to Europe from New York's Kennedy International Airport (JFK). AA Cargo now offers daily non-stop widebody service to both cities utilizing Boeing 767-300 aircraft. Service between Ne Read More »

Grimaldi now direct to Bremerhaven

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Grande San Paolo of the Grimaldi shipping company was the first ship to arrive directly in Bremerhaven from Rio de Janeiro with 450 vehicles from the Brazilian production plant. The cars had previously been released in Hamburg from the factory in Juiz Read More »

World’s newest, largest car carrier named

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Wallenius Lines, along with its commercial operating company, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), has named the newest member of its fleet m/v Fedora in a ceremony held at South Locust Point Cruise Terminal in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 25, 2008. The Read More »

COSCO announces Q1 2008 results

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Liner Shipping

China COSCO Holdings Company Limited, a global provider of integrated shipping and logistics services, announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2008. Read More »

NY/NJ Port Authority’s executive director resigns

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Shorris announced his resignation, following press reports that Gov. David Paterson planned to replace him. Read More »

Oakland commends CTC for Trade Corridor Improvement Fund $456 million for port priority projects

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Oakland applauded the California Transportation Commission (CTC) for adopting the Trade Corridor Improvement Fund (TCIF) program. President of the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners Anthony Batarse said, 'We commend the CTC for their outstan Read More »

VPA signs MoU to build trade with Morocco

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Virginia Port Authority [VPA] signed a memorandum of understanding [MoU] with the Tangiers Mediterranean Special Agency [TMSA] signifying a cooperative effort to build trade between the two ports. Read More »

A&B acquires Savannah Logistics Center

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. announced that it completed the acquisition of the Savannah Logistics Center, a one million square foot state-of-the-art industrial park, and that it has leased the majority of the facility, through its Matson Global Distribution Read More »

YRC Logistics expands Latin American network

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

YRC Logistics is increasing its presence in Latin America by providing global logistics services to, from and within Argentina. With the new office, YRC Logistics will be able to continue to provide clients with international air and ocean freight forwar Read More »

ATA testifies on critical need for change

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | Intermodal

American Trucking Associations Chairman Ray Kuntz asked a Senate panel to make fundamental changes to federal surface transportation programs to allow the trucking industry to more efficiently move freight. Read More »

Schneider brings customers, security experts together

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | Intermodal

According to the International Cargo Security Council, $12 billion worth of cargo is stolen in the United States every year. In an effort to prevent future thefts and reduce the amount of high-demand merchandise stolen each year, Schneider National, Inc., Read More »