Southeastern Freight Lines promotes new Service Center Managers across Sun Belt region

AJOT | March 03, 2015 | People | Appointments | Intermodal | Road

Southeastern Freight Lines today announced the promotion of four new Service Center Managers, who will oversee daily operations in the company’s facilities across the Sun Belt region. Read More »

Pharma Superhighway set to pass 1.25 million pallet milestone in 2015

AJOT | March 03, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Yusen Logistics’ European Pharmaceutical Superhighway is contracted to carry over 1.25 million pallets this year, providing both shared and single use solutions to highly complex supply chain requirements for customers ranging from global manufacturers to small biotech companies. Read More »

Environmental groups sue Port of Seattle over Shell oil fleet

Reuters | March 03, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Wet Bulk Port

A coalition of environmental groups sued the Port of Seattle on Monday to stop the lease of a terminal to Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s Arctic oil drilling fleet, arguing a proper environmental review was never conducted, court records showed. Read More »

Canadian navy delays opening of crucial Arctic facility to 2018

Reuters | March 02, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Canada’s military has again delayed the opening of a major new Arctic port, a sign the government is struggling to assert sovereignty over a remote resource-rich region. Read More »

South Africa’s Transnet secures $1.1 billion in locomotive funding

Reuters | March 02, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

South African freight and logistics group Transnet has raised 13 billion rand ($1.1 billion) to help pay for new locomotives, as part of an expansion designed to help speed delivery of commodities for export. Read More »

Brazil truckers continue some roadblocks after crackdown

Reuters | March 02, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Striking truck drivers resumed some roadblocks in Brazil on Monday even as the government cracked down on protesters and promised to implement a law to lower toll costs and give other benefits to the transport sector. Read More »

Surplus cash costs weigh on earnings of German transport bank DVB

Reuters | March 02, 2015 | International Trade

German transport bank DVB’s 2014 net profit fell 23 percent partly due to the cost of holding surplus cash as borrowers repaid loans faster than the lender could attract new business, Chief Executive Wolfgang Driese said. Read More »

Core-Mark Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results

Marketwired | March 02, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Core-Mark Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results Read More »

Port Everglades harbor deepening and widening project reaches milestone in federal approval process

AJOT | March 02, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Broward County's Port Everglades reached a major milestone today in its effort to deepen and widen its navigational channels and turning basin as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Review Board approved the final environmental and economic feasibility studies for the project. Read More »

Gray Chassis Fleet set to launch March 1 at Ports

AJOT | March 02, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Three companies that own the vast majority of chassis serving the San Pedro Bay ports are on track to activate a “gray chassis fleet” of truck-trailers on March 1, a move that should improve the flow of goods through the nation’s busiest harbor complex. Read More »

Coyne Airways appoints KIWI Logistics as new GSA in Singapore

AJOT | March 02, 2015 | Air Cargo

Coyne Airways has appointed KIWI Logistics Cargo GSA as its General Sales Agent in Singapore. Read More »

The World’s most important Port Conference comes to Hamburg

AJOT | March 02, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

This year’s IAPH World Ports Conference will be held in Hamburg. From June 1st - 5th, international representatives from business, politics and science will gather to debate changing demands and alternative actions required in our times of globalisation and climate change. Read More »

MOL expands large-scale containership fleet

AJOT | March 02, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Building and chartering six 20,000 TEU containerships for more competitive services Read More »

National Fleet Services Named ATA Featured Product Company

AJOT | March 02, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

American Trucking Associations is pleased to announce its latest ATA Featured Product company, National Fleet Services LLC. Read More »

Leading Chassis Providers Announce “Pool of Pools”, Operations commence March 1, 2015

PR Newswire | March 02, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Direct ChassisLink, Inc., Flexi-Van Leasing, Inc. and TRAC Intermodal are pleased to announce that, commencing on March 1, 2015, a new chassis provisioning model will begin operations in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Read More »

Ports win OK to cooperate on congestion relief

AJOT | March 01, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Federal regulators approve expanded working pact for Long Beach, L.A. Read More »

Congressman Duncan reintroduces legislative language that creates a national hiring standard

AJOT | March 01, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

On Thursday, 5 members of congress introduced H.R. 1120, a bill that would enhance interstate commerce by creating a national hiring standard for motor carriers. Read More »

Brazil poultry, pork producers unable to fill some export orders -industry

Reuters | March 01, 2015 | International Trade

Brazilian poultry and pork producers are struggling to fill export orders after 10 days of road blockages caused by protesting truck drivers in Brazil, the president of Abpa industry group, Francisco Turra, told Reuters on Friday. Read More »

British fuel imports spike as refineries close

Reuters | March 01, 2015 | Energy | Refinery | International Trade

Britain’s net imports of petroleum products more than tripled last year after a new wave of refinery closures and capacity cuts left the country unable to meet its demand. Read More »

Panama Canal listens to industry feedback on new toll structure in public hearing

AJOT | March 01, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

New Toll Structure Reflects Value of the Route and Better Serves Customers Read More »