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Transporting a different kettle of fish

AJOT | March 20, 2005 | Air Cargo

Air freighting 52 large fibreglass tanks sloshing with water and juvenile fish for more than 3300 kilometers can be an overwhelming task laced with many a potential pitfall. But it posed no problems for Emirates SkyCargo. Read More »

World Airways to operate cargo service to Asia and Europe for Air Canada

AJOT | March 20, 2005 | Air Cargo

World Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of World Air Holdings, Inc., has signed a two-year ACMI wet-lease contract with Air Canada for international cargo service between Toronto, Canada and several cities in Asia, and between Toronto and Europe. Under t Read More »

Angus Cooper named Maritime Person of the Year

AJOT | March 20, 2005 | Liner Shipping

Port of New Orleans Board Chairman Angus Cooper has been named Maritime Person of the Year by the Propeller Club. On May 21, 2005 the Propeller Club and the maritime industry will hold a dinner in honor of Mr. Cooper at the Plimsol Club in New Orleans. Read More »

OOIL’s 2004 Results

AJOT | March 20, 2005 | Liner Shipping

Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. ("OOIL") announced a profit after taxation and minority interests of US$670.4 million for the year ended December 31, 2004, a 104% increase over the attributable profit of US$329 million recorded in 2003. The Directors Read More »

Paul Robbins Addresses Organization

AJOT | March 20, 2005 | Liner Shipping

Paul Robbins, CEO of Caribbean Shipping Services and Caribbean Cold Storage, spoke to the Jacksonville, Florida chapter of the prestigious Propeller Club regarding the importance of third party logistics to the shipping industry. The Propeller Club of Jac Read More »

GPA Posts Double

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Doug J. Marchand, Executive Director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), announced at a recent meeting of the Board of Directors the Authority had posted double digit growth in all key business segments for January. Read More »

Long Beach News

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Continuing a strong winter shipping season, terminal operators at the Port of Long Beach moved the equivalent of 509,597 twenty-foot container units in January, a 35.2% increase over January 2004. Read More »

CIFFA

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

A shortage of ships, congested ports, a lack of railway equipment and a flurry of new security regulations are a few of the things that have kept freight forwarders awake at night. Members of the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFF Read More »

Carriers Don’t Scare Intermediaries

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

The trend in unmistakable: in recent years more and more asset-based carriers have made the move into the freight forwarding and customs brokerage space. What effect is this having on traditional intermediary businesses? Read More »

Rate Explorer

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

Since 2003, freight forwarders around the globe have been utilizing the services of Rate Explorer', and now that World Cargo Alliance, Inc. (WCA) has decided to offer members the quote management solution. A wider range of forwarders -- and their subseque Read More »

SC Cabell

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

In an industry increasingly dominated by consolidated global entities, one-person freight forwarding firms such as that of Lesley Cabell of Charleston, SC, are finding and filling specialized niches to survive. Read More »

Landstar Rated Ninth

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | Intermodal

Landstar System, Inc. made The Wall Street Journal's Honor Roll of companies in 76 industries with straight-A ratings ranked on five-year average compound annual total returns through year-end 2004. Landstar ranked ninth in the top 20% of companies evalua Read More »

Pacer International reports 4/Q net income up 49.1%

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | Intermodal

Pacer International, Inc. recently reported financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2004. Read More »

TranZact executive reacts to Yellow Freight’s acquisition of USF

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | Intermodal

While virtually everyone has heard or read about Yellow Freight's acquisition of USF Corporation, we thought you'd be interested in considering some of the implications of this transaction on your business.

I was interviewed recently about what this Read More »

Canadian Group Hogs

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | International Trade

North America's integrated hog market will split along national lines into smaller regional markets if Canada loses an upcoming hearing before the US International Trade Commission, Canadian Pork Council President Clare Schlegel warned. Read More »

Miami-Dade County delegation on business development mission to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | International Trade

The Jay Malina International Trade Consortium of Miami-Dade County (ITC), Florida, chaired by Hon. Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Miami-Dade Commissioner, will be conducting a 17-member business and trade development mission to Asia from March 7-20, 2005. The cities t Read More »

IMF director says high sustained CA deficit could rapidly devalue dollar

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | International Trade

International Monetary Fund Deputy Managing Director Agustin Carstens said that a high sustained current account deficit could trigger a rapid devaluation in the dollar. Read More »

DHL transport endangered Bolivian jaguars to new homes at US zoos

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | Air Cargo

DHL recently carried a different kind of precious cargo on one of its flights from Miami, Florida to the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. DHL coordinated the air and ground transport for a group of Bolivian jaguars, the largest Read More »

HK’s HACTL says Jan.-Feb. air cargo volume up 2.8%

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong's main cargo handler said it handled 2.8% more cargo in the first two months of 2005 than the same period last year, averaging out the timing effect of the Lunar New Year holiday. Read More »

Discover the World Marketing expands contract with United Cargo

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | Air Cargo

Discover the World Marketing announced it will increase the number of cargo customers it manages for United Cargo, a division of United Airlines. The expanded contract begins this month after two successful years of partnership with the airline. Read More »

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