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Shanghai overtakes Tokyo as top city for CPS bookings

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Air Cargo

Shanghai, South China's major air logistics hub, moved slightly ahead of Tokyo in September as the city from which forwarders are making the most air cargo bookings on Unisys-operated Cargo Portal Services (CPS). Tokyo forwarders had previously led as ear Read More »

Cargo 2000 certifies BT technology for quality requirements

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Air Cargo

Cargo 2000 has commended BT's commitment to supporting its quality system for the air cargo industry and certified its C2K Data Management Platform (CDMP) to meet the current and future requirements of its airline and freight forwarding members. Read More »

Hamburg S’d appoints new agency for Austria and Central Europe

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Effective November 1, 2006, 'Safe Shipping' will be taking over all agency duties for Hamburg S'd and Alian'a in Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia. In all nine countries, the servi Read More »

Ceres & Yusen appoint Calabrase new IT Director

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Mr. Calabrase will be responsible for the development and implementation of CTI/YTI's global network, supervising day-to-day IT operations, as well as providing planning and strategy for future technological requirements. Read More »

Rickmers-Linie ships MAN Ferrostaal heavylift cargoes to Oman

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist for breakbulk, heavylift and project cargoes has successfully concluded a project shipment for MAN Ferrostaal, based in Essen, Germany. The cargo involved was destined for a methanol plant in Oman. Read More »

Premium Article  TERMINAL OPERATORS - Advent offers multiple solutions for carriers, terminal operators

Karen Thuermer | October 22, 2006 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Technology plays a big role in creating speed and efficiency for carriers and terminal operators. Advent Inc. specializes in software applications for marine transportation, back office, and container operations, among other uses. Since the company was fo Read More »

Premium Article  TERMINAL OPERATORS - Prince Rupert: A dream coming true

Leo Quigley | October 22, 2006 | Ports & Terminals

Prince Rupert is a port founded by the visionary and president of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company, Charles Melville Hays, who believed the deep water, ice-free harbor at the end of rail lines on the North coast of British Columbia was destined to Read More »

Siemens selects Port of Corpus Christi to facilitate wind power equipment

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Corpus Christi has been selected by Siemens Power Generation division to facilitate the receipt and transfer of windmill equipment to their project sites in Amarillo and near Big Spring, Texas. Port staff and senior management with Gulf Stream Read More »

Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative critical for capturing trans-Pacific trade

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Vancouver Port Authority President and CEO Gordon Houston says the $591 million federal "Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative" announced by Prime Minister Stephen Harper is vital to the continued success of the Port of Vancouver. Harper announced Read More »

Port execs say US exports firmed in August

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

US export volumes strengthened at several major ports in August, as ongoing dollar weakness boosted foreign manufacturers' demand for raw materials, port officials said. Read More »

Parcel shipping industry Landscape keeps changing

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

The fourth annual Parcel Shipping & Distribution Forum took place September 11-13, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency in Rosemont, Illinois. This year's forum featured more than 470 small-shipment logistics professionals who took part in three full days of educati Read More »

FKI Logistex wins contract with Schenker AB

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

FKI Logistex' announces that it has been awarded a contract from Schenker AB, for a parcel sorting system at its distribution center in Stockholm, Sweden. The new project will be the first in Sweden between Schenker AB and FKI Logistex. Read More »

East meets West

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Richard J. Bolte, Jr., President and CEO of BDP International (far right), is joined by Abel Garamhedgyi, Deputy Minister of Economy and Transport, Republic of Hungary (center), and Peter Huels, Managing Director, BDP Global Network, to discuss plans for Read More »

BNSF selects development partner for new Kansas Logistics Park

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Intermodal

BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) announced that it has reached an agreement with The Allen Group to develop a new Logistics Park near Gardner, Kansas. The Allen Group is one of the leading industrial development companies in the nation and will help BNSF devel Read More »

CSX expects ‘07 price rises up to 6%

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Intermodal

CSX Corp. expects prices for its freight services to rise by up to six percent in 2007 with further increases to follow in 2008, the company's top executive said. Read More »

FedEx Express Pres. & CEO addresses Intermodal Transportation Institute grads

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Intermodal

The Intermodal Transportation Institute (ITI) at the University of Denver announced that its 2006 class is the largest to date with nineteen transportation management professionals enrolled in the six-quarter ITI Executive Master's Program. This class con Read More »

Sunkist says Commerce Dept. initiates antidumping investigations on ...

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | International Trade

Sunkist Growers announced that the US International Trade Commission and the U.S. Commerce Department have initiated antidumping duty investigations on imports of lemon juice from Argentina and Mexico. The petition, filed by Sunkist Growers, alleges that Read More »

US says EADS stake sale should be on open market

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | International Trade

A senior US trade official said Germany should be careful about intervening to help aerospace firm EADS and should allow any stakes in Airbus's troubled parent company to be sold on the open market. Read More »

US, Japanese automakers argue for end of US steel tariff

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | International Trade

US automakers joined their Japanese competitors recently to argue before the US International Trade Commission for an end to 13-year-old steel tariffs. Read More »

BAX Global and Qantas Freight celebrate 10 years of Direct Downunder Service

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Air Cargo

BAX Global celebrated the ten-year anniversary of its Direct Downunder Service with Qantas Freight, the freight division of Australia's Qantas Group on Oct. 7. BAX and Qantas Freight marked the anniversary with a ceremony and reception at the BAX Global Read More »

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