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Con-way closes domestic air forwarding operation

AJOT | June 11, 2006 | Intermodal

Con-way Inc. announced that it has discontinued the operations of its domestic air freight forwarding subsidiary Con-way Forwarding. Read More »

EU’s Mandelson lauds Beijing bootleg bazaar deal

AJOT | June 11, 2006 | International Trade

European Union Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson praised an agreement aimed at Beijing's notorious Silk Street market as an advance in efforts to stamp out China's widespread faking of luxury brands. Read More »

Africa needs US textile law change this year

AJOT | June 11, 2006 | International Trade

African countries badly need US congressional action this year to allow them to continue exporting clothing to United States under a duty-free program, a top Kenyan official said. Read More »

Vietnam and US sign groundbreaking trade deal

AJOT | June 11, 2006 | International Trade

Cavico Corporation, a Vietnamese company working in the fields of infrastructure development, including the construction of hydropower facilities, dams, bridges, roads and urban buildings throughout Vietnam and the Pacific Rim, commented today on the new, Read More »

US air exports, domestic ground parcel set records in 2005

AJOT | June 11, 2006 | Air Cargo

US air exports shattered all-time records in 2005 for shipments, revenue and tonnage, reflecting a resilient global economy, the residual impact of a weak US dollar and airfreight's importance in optimizing global supply chain performance and driving down Read More »

TSA issues new air cargo rule

AJOT | June 11, 2006 | Air Cargo

he air cargo industry provided a mixed reaction to the first significant changes to air cargo security rules since 1999. The Transportation Security Administration announced its Air Cargo Final Rule in mid-May. Read More »

Korean Air adds freighter service to Seattle

AJOT | June 11, 2006 | Air Cargo

Seattle houses the Boeing production line as well as the headquarters of Microsoft and Starbucks. Various industries such as vessel and automobile production are also well-developed so the Seattle air cargo market has great growth potential. Moreover, its Read More »

Emirates SkyCargo passes $1 billion-1 million ton record mark

AJOT | June 11, 2006 | Air Cargo

Emirates SkyCargo has announced that it has met a record achievement of over $1 billion in revenue and 1 million tons of cargo with the announcement of this year's annual financial results for 2005-06 fiscal year. Read More »

In full bloom

AJOT | June 11, 2006 | Air Cargo

Houston Airport System

Seven years ago, a single kitchen and unflinching determination were the epitome of Celene Pe'a's business.

A wife and mother of three, the Mexico-native had arrived in the country six years earlier with a drea Read More »

CMA CGM signs 15-year agreement with Georgia

AJOT | June 11, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Doug J. Marchand, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), announced today the signing of a major new agreement between CMA CGM, one of the world's fastest growing shipping lines, and the Port of Savannah. Read More »

Longshore Union says Maersk cleaner air efforts good first step, but much more needed

AJOT | June 11, 2006 | Liner Shipping

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) hailed Maersk Line's recent cleaner air efforts by switching to less-toxic, lower-sulfur fuels in all of its ships calling at California ports, but said much more still needs to be done to save lives Read More »

Troy Container Line more than doubles staff

AJOT | June 11, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Shipping is thriving in Red Bank as Troy Container Line has more than doubled the size of its staff during the last three years, announced Owner and Chairman Michael Troy. In its 23rd year, Troy Container Line's remarkable growth has enabled it to dramati Read More »

Premium Article  WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION 2006 - Virginia diversion

Peter Buxbaum | June 05, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Johnson Electric was looking to consolidate its East Coast distribution operations. To accomplish that end, it turned to its long-time logistics provider, Evans Distribution Systems.

Johnson Electric, a Hong Kong-based company and a manufacturer of el Read More »

Premium Article  WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION 2006 - RFID benefits emerging

Peter Buxbaum | June 05, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

A study conducted at the University of Arkansas revealed that the use of RFID technology reduced out-of-stock products by 30% at a sampling of Wal-Mart stores. These results, announced in April, involved a re-examination of data from a 2005 study that sho Read More »

Premium Article  WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION 2006 - Retailers drive distribution needs; Seaport activity abounds

Karen Thuermer | June 05, 2006 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

The warehousing and distribution business is soaring. According to a recent survey by the International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA), IWLA members dramatically increased staff, square footage and temporary workforce payrolls in 2005. The trend i Read More »

Long Beach approves landmark “Green Port” lease

AJOT | June 05, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Long Beach has agreed to an historic accord with 'Green Port' environmental covenants. The lease agreement with International Transportation Service, Inc. will reduce air pollutants by at least 90 percent at the Port's third-largest cargo term Read More »

Hyundai Merchant Marine begins Port of Los Angeles service

AJOT | June 05, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Hyundai Merchant Marine recently began a weekly new Pacific China Express (PCX) service between the ports of Ningbo, Shanghai and Los Angeles. The Los Angeles service will be based out of Global Gateway South, APL's Pier 300 facility, and is part of The N Read More »

TransPORT receives funding to hire first exec. director

AJOT | June 05, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The TransPORT (The Heart of Illinois Regional Port District) Board of Directors has received funding from the six counties making up the port district that will enable it to hire its first executive director. The counties of Fulton, Marshall, Mason, Peori Read More »

Dachser expands around the world

AJOT | June 05, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Dachser's Air & Sea Logistics division is set to expand. By the year 2011, the international logistics provider intends to create some 1,600 new jobs around the world in its Air & Sea division alone, opening 72 new branches and generating sales worth more Read More »

European distributor group joins Network

AJOT | June 05, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Network Services Company, an organization of independent distributors, has announced that INPACS, a similar organization serving 19 European countries, has become a member of Network. Read More »

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