BDP Executive Takes Senior Post on Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia

AJOT | July 15, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

One of BDP International's (BDP) executives has been appointed the honorary secretary for the executive committee of the Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia (CICM). Read More »

Almajdouie from Saudi Arabia wins prestigious award

AJOT | July 15, 2009 | Intermodal

CEE Members Almajdouie has been awarded as 'Best Land Transport Company' at the prestigious 3rd Annual Middle East Logistics Awards (MELA) 2009, which was held on 30th June 2009 at the Monarch Hotel in Dubai, UAE. Read More »

Robert C.  Larose joins greatwide as Chief Financial Officer

AJOT | July 13, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Greatwide Logistics Services, a national provider of non-asset-based transportation and third-party logistics services, today announced that Bob LaRose has joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Read More »

Hyundai/Kia Logistics Provider GLOVIS Awards Contract to Pasha

AJOT | July 13, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The Pasha Group, a diversified global transportation services and logistics company, announced today that GLOVIS America, Inc., has committed to a three-year agreement with Pasha Automotive Services ('PAS') at their National City Marine Terminal facility Read More »

Liquid Desiccant Cooling and Dehumidification Reduces Energy Costs 25% and Improves…

AJOT | July 13, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Liquid Desiccant Cooling and Dehumidification Reduces Energy Costs 25% and Improves Storage Conditions

Duty Free Americas, Inc. (DFA) reduced electricity costs 25% and eliminated moisture-related damages to goods by installing DuCool desiccan Read More »

Rutges Cargo Gains Iso Accreditation

AJOT | July 13, 2009 | Intermodal

Rutges Cargo, the European truck operator serving customers in the air cargo, hi-tech, pharmaceutical and perishable sectors has upgraded its quality certification to ISO 9001:2008 following a successful audit by independent assessor, SGS. Read More »

Leading vaccine company recognises Envirotainer’s

AJOT | July 13, 2009 | Air Cargo

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of sanofi-aventis Group, recently presented a special award to Envirotainer for achieving 48 consecutive months without a product loss. Read More »

CargoWise edi Says Importers and Customs Brokers Must Have Software In Place Now To Meet CBP ISF…

AJOT | July 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CargoWise edi Says Importers and Customs Brokers Must Have Software In Place Now To Meet CBP ISF Compliance Deadlines

Bill Todd, Business Development Manager CHB, for CargoWise edi, a leading provider of integrated international supply chain Read More »

Ports America Tests New Hybrid Yard Hustler:

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Ports America recently tested a new Capacity of Texas hybrid yard hustler, dubbed PHETT for Pluggable Hybrid Electric Terminal Tractor, at Total Terminals International's Pier T in the Port of Long Beach. Read More »

MPA announces two bidders in consideration to operate Seagirt Marine Terminal

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) announced that Ceres Terminals, Inc./Alinda Capital Partners LLC and Ports America Group/Highstar Capital have qualified to submit offers to enter a possible public-private partnership (P3) agreement with the MPA to Read More »

WUT, Hyundai, Port of Tacoma celebrate 10 years of partnership

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

At a special series of events held in Tacoma, more than 100 shipping line and Port officials, elected officials, customers and vendors gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Washington United Terminals (WUT) and Hyundai Merchant Marine at the Port Read More »

Port of Wilmington, DE wins GE wind energy logistics project

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

M/V Industrial Dart, an Intermarine specialized heavy lift vessel, delivered a shipment of General Electric (GE) wind turbine blades to the Port of Wilmington Delaware. GE Energy’s Renewable Energy business selected the Port of Wilmington, Delaware as the Read More »

Ports America welcomes Pacer International

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Ports America is pleased to welcome Pacer International to its Puerta México Intermodal Facility, located in the industrial zone of Toluca, 65 kilometers west of México City. Read More »

DHL opens new domestic transportation hub in Shanghai

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Intermodal

DHL opened its new DHL Eastern China Domestic Transportation Hub in Shanghai, as part of a US$25 million investment that strengthens DHL's expertise in the domestic road transportation and distribution market in China, and taps on the growth of the domest Read More »

Truck-involved fatality rate declines 12% in 2008

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Intermodal

Figures released today by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicate that the truck-involved fatality rate in 2008 declined 12%, dropping from 4,822 in 2007 to 4,229. Read More »

Ryder honors top carriers of the year

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Intermodal

Ryder System, Inc., a transportation and supply chain management solutions company, announced its top carrier selections for the 2008 Ryder Carrier Quality Award. This award recognizes excellence through a variety of metrics, including on-time performance Read More »

Chapman Freeborn charters first LAN Cargo Boeing 777 Freighter

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Air Cargo

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has successfully arranged the first ever charter on LAN Cargo's latest addition to their fleet - a new Boeing 777 Freighter only delivered to the Miami-based airline a few days prior to the flight. Read More »

SODEXI, XOPS promotes airport ‘Harmony’

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Air Cargo

Based at Paris CDG, SODEXI, the express handling division of Air France Cargo, introduces, Harmony, an innovative concept to reduce waste and improve efficiency on the airport. The primary initiative is to maximize the under-used capacity of mobile equipm Read More »

COSCON/Evergreen combine ESA/FAX services

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Liner Shipping

To help minimize the impact soaring bunker price and responding to the deteriorating market conditions between the Far East and South Africa/ East Coast South America, COSCON/Evergreen will combine their existing jointly operated ESA and FAX services into Read More »

TSA lines pursue further revenue improvement in 2009

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping lines serving the Asia-US freight market say average rate levels achieved in the latest round of service contract negotiations are not sustainable over the typical 12-month 2009-10 contract term. Read More »