Deltaport Third Berth construction update

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The installation of the terminal operator TSI's underground services is proceeding, as are Port Metro Vancouver's marine works. The last remaining sheet pile wall sections at the north end of the expansion area have been driven and tieback anchors for tha Read More »

The Allen Group relocates to Dallas, Texas

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The Allen Group, a commercial real estate development company and developers of the Dallas Logistics Hub (DLH), a 6,000-acre multi-modal logistics park in South Dallas County, announced that the Company has relocated its corporate headquarters and entire Read More »

Mainfreight believes strong growth ahead despite economic slowdown

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The US division of Mainfreight believes there is strong growth prospects for the logistics provider despite the current economic downturn in the US and world economy. Read More »

QuestaWeb 10+2 module for importer security filing

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

QuestaWeb, Inc., a provider of Web-based integrated global trade management solutions, announced the release of a new, Web-based module designed to help companies comply with the Importer Security Filing (ISF) regulation, better known as 10+2. Read More »

Avalon Risk Management opens in Toronto

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Avalon Risk Management, a premier provider of innovative insurance and surety solutions for the logistics industry, announces the opening of its first international office in Mississauga, Ontario. Avalon Risk Management (Canada), Inc. was established to m Read More »

Deringer unveils importer security filing solutions

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

A.N. Deringer, Inc., the international logistics service provider, recently unveiled its electronic solution to satisfy the new Importer Security Filing, "10+2", requirements. The electronic solution will not only ensure the submission of required data el Read More »

Malitzke appointed Chairman of DHL Hub Leipzig

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Eric Malitzke has been appointed Managing Director DHL Hubs & Gateways Germany and Chairman of the Management Board DHL Hub Leipzig GmbH. Read More »

New Year rings changes for GAC management

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The turning of the year sees key personnel movement in global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group. Read More »

Frito Lay Canada replaces cross-dock with truck-based ‘Warehouse on Wheels’

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Frito Lay Canada, the largest and fastest growing snack food company in Canada recently replaced their Montreal cross-dock facility with the Warehouse on Wheels System by Demountable Concepts, Inc. based in Glassboro, New Jersey, USA. Read More »

Cadec, BlueSky to provide business intelligence to trucking fleets

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Intermodal

Cadec Global, a provider of advanced fleet management solutions, and Blue Sky Technologies, Inc., a real-time supply chain visibility software provider, announced a technology partnership intended to help trucking fleets collect objective data that will h Read More »

KPMG and Ernst & Young partner with AAEI

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | International Trade

Two of the world's largest accounting and business consulting firms are being awarded a partnership with the American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI) to provide global cost-cutting information and strategies to multinational importers and ex Read More »

Federal agencies issue draft guidance for Good Importer Practices

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | International Trade

The US Departments of Health and Human Services, Agriculture, Commerce, Homeland Security, and Transportation and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the Office of the US Trade Representative issued draft Read More »

Airfreight to the rescue

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Air Cargo

The flexibility of airfreight was clearly demonstrated by a recent charter flight from Athens to Larnaca in Cyprus. The shipment delivered by road to Athens from Latvia, was originally destined to be moved by sea. However due to congestion problems at the Read More »

GM appointed for Skybridge Networks

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Air Cargo

Skybridge Networks ' exclusive member of the EGSAC GSSA network in Bulgaria and Romania ' has appointed Catalin Radulescu as General Manager of its Bucharest office. Read More »

Horizon presented ‘Platinum Carrier Award’ by Lowe’s

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Lines, Inc. , the domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, has been awarded the "2008 Platinum Carrier Award" by home improvement retailer Lowe's Companies Inc., based in Mooresville, NC. Lowe's presented the Platinum Carrier Awar Read More »

SBS Worldwide redesigns container logistics

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Liner Shipping

SBS Worldwide has reorganized the movement of containers through its ocean freight forwarding network to speed up deliveries to its clients and help make the supply chain greener by taking unnecessary truck journeys off UK roads. Read More »

Premium Article  Höegh adds Savannah, Georgia to Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East Service

AJOT | January 18, 2009 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Höegh Autoliners, Inc. has announced the addition of the Port of Savannah to its US Middle East Service. This service will call on the Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal twice a month and will move cargo from various manufacturers of new equipment as well Read More »

Premium Article  Importers find Kansas City ideal as hub for distribution

Paul Scott Abbott | January 18, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Importers of major-brand consumer items increasingly are finding that distribution hubs in the Kansas City area provide an ideal, centrally located solution for getting products to shelves swiftly and cost effectively. Read More »

Premium Article  LOGISTICS CENTERS 2009 - North American waterway ports face hard times

Leo Ryan | January 18, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

On the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence System, which accounts for a significant number of inland ports in North America, tougher times certainly lie ahead as a global recession takes hold and world trade stumbles away from a long period of sustained growth. Read More »

Premium Article  GEORGIA PORTS & TRADE 2009 - Well “trained”

John Powers | January 18, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The only US East Coast port with two Class I rail providers operating on-terminal. The only port in the country offering two Intermodal Container Transfer Facilities (ICTF). Clear indicators of the ascendancy of intermodal rail traffic in the Port of Sava Read More »